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Railing Systems CES Program Now Available

In response to your requests, we have added a new AIA CES program covering Contemporary Railing Systems. Here’s a narrative of the program offering. Contemporary Railing Systems Railing design options have expanded over the years. While still popular, ornamental railings (wrought iron) are no longer the only design choice when choosing a metal railing system for your […]

Tube and Pipe Flanges for Railings

Tube and pipe flanges from The Wagner Companies are produced in aluminum, steel, brass, muntz and stainless steel. They are supplied with different hole configurations and offered with or without set screws. They are stocked with a mill finish, however, special finishes and hole configurations can be provided upon special request. Wagner tube and pipe flanges […]

New Lumenrail Brochure

View or download the newest Lumenrail Brochure from Wagner. Common areas and pedestrian walkways have specific lighting requirements to ensure safe navigation and access in dark or low-light conditions. These same walkways also require the use of handrails to protect, guide and assist pedestrians on ramps, landings, stairs and balconies. Lumenrail® combines these lighting and […]

Happy National Welding Month

Don’t want April to get away from us without acknowledging that it is National Welding Month. A big THANK YOU to our welding team for the work they do assembling the parts that Wagner is known for. We couldn’t do it without you. Building on a 165 year legacy, Wagner is the go-to resource for metal […]

NOMMA Upper Midwest Chapter Meeting

I will be presenting at this weekend’s meeting of the NOMMA Upper Midwest Chapter on the The Myth of the Ladder effect and Railing Code Issues. The session will provide an overview of the building codes and standards that impact railing and guard design. The meeting will be this Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 […]

Celebrate Earth Week

April 17th to the 21st is Earth Week Here are some suggestions Ben Perreault Wagner passed around as suggestions for the celebration. Monday April 17th – Bring a reusable water bottle/cup It is estimated that there are 315 BILLION pounds of plastic in the ocean! Did you know? In the North Pacific alone there as […]

Cable Railing Kits Simplify Installation

Cable Railing has become a popular option as a deck railing feature. Especially when the view is such that the desire is to minimize any sightline problems. However, to meet building code requirements, there is a need to swage the hardware onto the stainless steel cable. Swaging is a labor intensive process that must be […]

April is National Inventor’s Month

 At Wagner, Innovation is a core value and has been since the beginning. During his time at Wagner Iron Works, Adolph A. Wagner had already proven his talents as an inventor by receiving several patents and developing a line of hydraulically operated tractor loaders. He also was the first to introduce stamped handrail brackets and the […]

Glass Railing Shoe Molding

Glass railings have been around for some time now. Early installs sandwiched glass between two structural steel angle — set in place with grout or silicone. However, as glass railings became more popular, several companies introduced an extruded aluminum base glass rail base shoe molding specifically designed to accept 1/2″ tempered, monolithic glass. Once the glass […]

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Straightforward installation and the ability to customize your look.


Lighted Railing Installation

Installation instructions for Lumenrail®


Cable Railing Installation

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