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Observation Desk

Evidence of Growth

The Top Manufacturers Report and List shows just how much the industry is growing in a tricky business landscape.

About Innovation

As we discussed labor and supply challenges, product trends, manufacturing capabilities and more, I kept noticing the overriding theme of innovation. Innovation in how to mitigate labor and supply chain struggles, innovation in product development and innovation in manufacturing processes.

Back to Business

Learning how to conduct business in a reality where high demand, material shortages are exacerbated by a tenuous labor market.

Going Back to GlassBuild

GlassBuild America is back, in person, Sept. 13-15, and this year, GlassBuild.com is the only information source you need before, during and after the show. New features include Exhibitor Listings and the Product Showcase.

The Tight Supply Side

Companies in every part of the supply chain are wrangling with material shortages, high costs and long lead times.

Virtually Speaking

Conversations at industry events look at what to keep an eye on in the coming year.

The Hope of a New Year

The industry is poised for tremendous growth and innovation this year, but it won’t come without its challenges.