A Deeper Look at Structural Requirements for Handrails and Guards Fabricators installing railing systems need to meet structural requirements and ensure compliance, which is becoming a bigger issue since imports don’t always meet the same requirements. This is all the more important with trends towards the use of heavier glass and less metal. With the […]
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A Good OEM Partnered with a Good Supplier Provides Value for All Involved Contract metal manufacturers play a critical outsourcing role to OEMs from materials management, to assistance with design and testing, to order fulfillment and logistics. You have a choice to make when finding a supplier for their OEM parts and services. But with […]
Making cable railing installation more efficient for your business As the concept of daylighting continues to spread through the design world, the demand for building elements that maximize the impact of natural light has grown as well. When considering a design for a railing that maximizes sightlines, most look to glass railing options as the […]
Four strategies for overcoming obstacles keeping you from getting the most out of glass railing systems Everywhere you look today, architects are leveraging glass for daylighting purposes to allow the right amount of light in a building. But while much of the attention centers on the façade, interior spaces leveraging glass are just as critical […]
When it comes to contract metal manufacturing services, the three Ps seem to be the primary drivers when selecting a supply partner – Price, Price, and Price. Certainly, reducing cost is critical for every buying situation. However, this focus alone may result in costs down the line. Which is why it’s also important to consider […]
Determining the most reasonable code to go by for virtually any given glass railing project requires bearing in mind maximum safety, liability, expenses and a variety of additional factors. Contributing to the problem are the latest changes to the International Building Code, which altered certain specifications for glass railings and influenced local code modifications. Codes […]
Key insights for material, form, function, and an appearance that lasts Railings are in place to provide guidance and help prevent accidents as a life safety product. For architects, performance and safety are critical to product selection in the design phase, but you also have to “sell the image,” bringing to life the right look […]
Building on a 164 year legacy, The Wagner Companies is a manufacturer and worldwide supplier of handrail fittings and metal products for custom and industrial applications, thriving on innovative collaboration with its customers. Specializing in architectural components, architectural railings and systems, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) products, the company has evolved to become the go-to resource for […]
Wagner introduces its new, easy-to-install, quality glass railing collection that comes in a range of high-performing, attractive design options to customize its visual appearance.
Wagner, previously first-to-market with the industry’s pioneering dry glaze structural railing solution, is building upon the legacy of its already highly-efficient PanelGrip® system with the new streamlined design of PanelGrip 2.