• The Erdman unmanned robotic IG work cell can produce up to 5-foot by 12-foot insulating glass units with no direct labor, according to the company, which reports it can reduce labor from four to six operators down to less than one. With the ability to produce one 5-foot by 12-foot IG unit per minute, the robotic work cell can run around the clock and produce 1,440 non-gas filled per 24 hours at... more »
  • Computer Software & Systems
    Paradigm Omni is a cloud-hosted, web-based configuration, quoting and selling solution for manufacturers and retailers in the building products industry that reportedly fully integrates all sales channels. Paradigm Omni offers channel-specific solutions or users can leverage the platform to build a unique user experience. The program can help manufacturers and retailers manage complexity by... more »
  • Door & Window Hardware
    The SideLoad Constant Force Balance System has a new and improved look, according to John Evans’ Sons. The company’s Constant Force design’s sash guide components can now be replaced with sash cams that are out of view and tamper-resistant. Constant Force offers reduced operating forces and enables a reduction of on-hand inventory with smaller space requirements, according to... more »
  • Door & Window Hardware
    Interlock USA will showcase the latest design within its family of NOVA casement and awning hardware offerings, the VESTA series. Combining sleek aesthetics and clean lines with flexibility and ergonomic operation, the VESTA lock, cover and handle were designed to provide a modern casement and awning application solution to fit today’s architectural and interior design requirements. 2018... more »
  • Other Products & Services
    Renolit releases two new colors in its EXOFOL FX exterior film range: a true black color, Black Smooth 2, and a modern darker gray, Anthracite. Both are available from stock in either a traditional wood tic or contemporary smooth/stipple emboss finish. Renolit uses only infrared reflective inorganic pigments in its formulation for FX, which the company reports results in a very low heat buildup... more »
  • Glass & IG Components
    TGI-Spacer M is a hybrid warm-edge insulating glass spacer consisting of stainless steel and a low-conductivity thermoplastic. It can be used in commercial, residential and architectural glazing systems. TGI-Spacer M measures 6.85 millimeters tall, with width sizes ranging from ¼ inch to 1 inch. It has a no-glare, matte finish, and is available in white, black, light gray, dark gray,... more »