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The Beginner’s Guide to Top Railing for Glass Railings

Over the years, there has been confusion on whether a top railing was required in glass railings. In my opinion, it was required. In 2009, the International Building Code (IBC) in 2009, which allowed for an exception. The exception? There was no top rail requirement when using laminated, tempered or heat-strengthened glass. But, since 2015, […]

Putting Metal Finishing First

Aesthetic Appeal Plays a Central Role at R & B Wagner If you think about fabricating steps in order, you will most likely think about metal finishing last. Short of a final inspection and packaging, it is last. In many shops, finishing is an entry-level position. While not an afterthought, a nice appearance is often […]

Wagner Focuses on Sustainability

Green Building Practices The Wagner Companies has been implementing more green business practices since 2004. We continue this endeavor by focusing on sustainability.  At that time, we first participated in the State’s Focus on Energy program. As a result, we have upgraded to more energy-efficient lighting, and hot-water boiler and air compressor systems. We also […]

The Beauty and Safety of LED-Lighted Railings

Stairs That Get Stares LED lights incorporated into railing offer a winning package of elegance and security. There are many different styles, and may be positioned for maximum brightness and convenience. Indeed, they’re ideal for both internal and external applications. Wagner Architectural Systems offers an especially sophisticated option for lit railing: the Lumenpod 28. The […]

Medical Facility Safety Lighted Handrails

Is It Safe? In a hectic medical facility, nothing matters more than safety. But, staff and visitors often have more immediate and pressing concerns. Imagine the fallout of these common situations: A nurse rushes to relieve her co-worker and loses his/her footing on a back stairway. A patient is bringing themselves to the emergency room. […]

Wagner Companies Announces New VP of Innovation & Engineering

Senior Product Engineering Manager, Michael MacLeish, Promoted at Wagner With great enthusiasm R&B Wagner announces the promotion of Senior Product Engineering Manager, Michael MacLeish to Vice President of Innovation and Engineering. Michael accepts this new position at Wagner with over 30 years of experience in engineering, design and product development. Throughout his time at R&B […]

3 Ways Lighted Rail Leads the Way

Shedding Light on Why Lighting Designers Choose Lumenrail When it comes to shorter hours of daylight, here at Wagner we choose to look on the bright side. After all, darkness gives us more time to appreciate the benefits and the beauty of Lumenrail®, our illuminated handrail systems! For safety and wayfinding after sundown, nothing offers […]

Beauty of Nature Shines Through Architectural Glass Railing

Glass railing brings the outdoors in. We love our fall colors in Wisconsin, so building anything that could potentially block our view is unthinkable. With customers who specify Wagner architectural glass systems time and time again, we know we’re not alone. For bringing the beauty and light of nature into your project, there’s no better […]

Quality Pipe & Tube Bending, Metal Laser Cutting Services in Milwaukee

Are you looking for quality services for your next pipe and tube bending or metal laser cutting project in Milwaukee? Whether you need pipe and tube fitting for a variety of handrails or metal laser cutting services for pipe connections, pipe flanges, or pipe elbows, for example, you’ve come to the right place. At R&B […]

How LED Lighting is Changing the Way Architects are Using Handrails

Today, more and more residential and commercial architects are utilizing LED illuminated interior and exterior handrail systems to help put a new emphasis on their designs. This isn’t a surprising factor. After all, LED lighting brings quite a bit to the design aspect, while providing an energy efficient and cost-effective life safety element. Architecture Innovation […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

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Lighted Railing Installation

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Cable Railing Installation

Learn about Ultra-tec® cable cutting, swaging measurements and how to install cable railing.

 

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