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 […]

Quality Standards Earn Wagner CMM Higher ISO Certification

ISO 9001:2015  Quality is at the center of everything we do here at The Wagner Companies – quality in our people, our product and in our performance. So, when we heard the news that our Contract Metal Manufacturing unit (CMM) earned an upgraded quality management system rating by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) – […]

A Germ Season Guide to Cleaning Metal Railings

A spotless metal railing protects the public in more ways than one. As much as our handrail products are designed to make life safer, some people avoid touching them altogether. Why? Because of germs. We don’t always like to think about all of the bacteria-laden hands that may have touched a railing before we did. […]

Architectural Railings Protects Millions of Tourists

Handrail and Railing Systems Help Travelers See More of America Safely This Architectural Feature Protects Millions of Tourists “See America by Rail” was a popular travel slogan back in the day. We’re pretty sure they were talking about the railroad, not railing systems, but we can’t help but notice all of the ways railings help […]

The Safety and Aesthetic Benefits Offered by LED Railings

Today, people are demanding better lighting both inside and outside their home or commercial building. This is especially true for outdoor recreation walking areas, such as bridges, trails and pathways, as well as inside museums and theaters. LED railings is your solution. With this increase in demand, the popularity and use of LED lighted railings are […]

Reasons for Bike Friendly Spaces Keep Racking Up

At Wagner Companies, we encourage the practice of environmental sustainability – from our efficient use of resources to our continual development of environmentally friendly products. But another way we promote green initiatives can be found in one of our most popular products: our bike rails. Now more than ever, bikeability is a major consideration of […]

Robust Railing Systems for the Water’s Edge

The Right Rail for Your Marine Environment Specifying railing systems for marine environments can be challenging. Whether you’re planning a handrail by the waterside or a stair railing down to the beach, Wagner offers versatile solutions to help bring people closer to water, safely and beautifully. Water can offer one of the most soothing environments […]

5 Reasons to Attend Glass Build America

Why all glass industry professionals should attend the largest show of its kind. Glass Build America 2018   They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but when it comes to Glass Build America show, why leave it all behind? There is much to be gained at Glass Build, the largest annual gathering of […]

Pros and Cons of Glass Railings for Decks

Are you considering installing glass railings for your deck? If so, Wagner’s Legato Railing Collection offers a wide array of options featuring both simplicity and style. However, if you are hesitant to make a move and install this type of railing, you may need more information. If that’s the case, you’re in the right place. […]

Handrails: More Than Just Safety Features

If you own a commercial building or design them for a living, you know that there are guidelines and building codes in place to help you determine where you need handrails. Any architect worth his salt can put them where they are necessary — the trick is to design them to fulfill the aesthetic goals […]


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