Get the Most Out of Your OEM Supplier Relationship

Contract metal manufacturers play a critical outsourcing role to OEM. 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. With 58,000 job shops out there, one of the biggest challenges is determining which company […]

Are You Aware of the Load Requirements for your Railing Installations?

 A Deeper Look at Structural Requirements for Handrails and Guards Fabricators installing railing systems need to meet structural requirements and ensure compliance. This 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 […]

A Look Beneath the Surface at Railing Selection

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 […]

Beyond Price Alone – A practical Checklist To Ensure Quality Parts, On Time

Beyond Price Alone 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 […]

Let the Light in with Glass

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 of allowing 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 […]

A Practical Guide to Selecting the Right Building Code for Glass Railing Installations

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 […]

There’s a Doctor in the House – Bob Wagner Receives Honorary Doctorate

Bob Wagner Receives Honorary Doctorate From MSOE I was pleasantly surprised to get a text this morning from Human Resources. He sent me the photo to the left. Bob’s alma mater, the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) presented him with an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering degree today during their Winter Commencement. Bob Wagner is now “Dr. Bob”. […]

Mechanical Galvanized End Caps and Post Caps

Wagner is pleased to announce that we have enhanced the corrosion resistance associated with our drive-on end caps and pressed post caps by using pre-galvanized steel or a mechanical galvanizing process. The following items will be included as part of this process change: Type A Drive-on End Caps Part # Description G3211 Mechanical Galvanized, Drive-on, […]

How to Clean and Maintain Structural Glass in Glass Railing

The name self-cleaning can be misleading and therefore irrespective of how you treat the glass it will still actually require cleaning and maintenance. So, what is self-cleaning glass, and what types of self-cleaning glass are there? Well I would divide this area into two categories, two distinctively different approaches to the same problem 1) Glass […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

Straightforward installation and the ability to customize your look.

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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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