January 5, 2007

In My Company We Sell Glass AND…..

In the current techspeak world the question is: Do you know your elevator speech? This refers to the one chance in a million that you run into your biggest potential client and have his or her undivided attention for 30 seconds. So, you are talking with someone and they ask what you do. You say you are in the Glass business. WRONG! You have two […]

January 2, 2007

My Personal Take on Global Warming

On New Year’s day last year, New Hampshire had over a foot of snow. We have none now. If you believe the National Geographic Channel (and I do), the arctic ice cap is smaller. The Bush administration wants to name Polar Bears as an endangered species because their hunting ground, which is the polar ice cap, is fading away, but Mr. Bush says there is […]

December 26, 2006

My Holiday Wish List

I wish we didn’t need bullet-resistant glass. I wish we didn’t need blast-resistant glass. I’m proud that our industry protects people in hurricanes and car accidents. I wish that our co-workers will never get hurt, but I’m glad we have hard hats and glass-workers sleeves. I wish that energy savings glass will be universal. I wish all a healthy, happy, prosperous and loving New Year. […]

December 23, 2006

The UN Building

Attention all manufacturers and fabricators: This afternoon, the United Nations announced they will be renovating the New York City headquarters building. Every laminator should jump right on this one. From a security and laminated glass point of view, this will be the most visible job in the world. I hope every US manufacturer is checking for details and gets in on this world class job. […]

December 22, 2006

What Is So Special About Ninety-Nine

99 is a funny number… 1 is just a plain straight line, 99 has got two smiles, and looks back at you! 99 rolls off the tognue with lots of syllables, not just a boring, easy-to-say 2. (( if you hold the caps key down 99 looks like this, its cool, ## when you press 3 with the caps key looks like a sports coat […]