Glass Magazine Selects C.R. Laurence's Joe Schiavone
as a Regular Editorial Contributor

Joe Schiavone, CRL's Sales and Marketing Manager for Strategic Accounts, will act as a regular contributor to Glass Magazine starting with a story on door closers for the December 2013 issue.

LOS ANGELES, CA - November 20, 2013 - C.R. Laurence's Sales and Marketing Manager for Strategic Accounts, Joe Schiavone has garnered the attention of Glass Magazine due to his position as an industry expert working with several architectural product lines. Starting with the December 2013 issue, he will be tasked with writing periodic features on pertinent topics for the glass and glazing industry. For his first piece, Joe wrote on the importance of selecting the right type of door closer for commercial door applications, and provided tips on how to approach important design dilemmas involving door closers.

With more than 32 years of reputable industry experience as a Glazier, Project Manager, and Business Owner prior to his more recent sales positions, CRL welcomed Joe Schiavone into the company earlier this year. He most recently served as Western Regional Sales Manager and Director of Project Management for DORMA America. In his current role at C.R. Laurence, he collaborates with architects, designers, and contractors on projects from the concept stage through the final design and construction phases.

"Joe possesses expert-level insight into the architectural glass and glazing industry that has seen him excel across all product lines at C.R. Laurence. We are proud of his new contributor status at Glass Magazine, a reputable publication that continues to recognize CRL as a leading manufacturer of quality architectural products that add value to commercial building projects," says Lloyd Talbert, President of C.R. Laurence.

Joe Schiavone is based out of CRL's Phoenix, Arizona service center. To read his article and to learn more about Glass Magazine, visit

About C.R. Laurence
C.R. Laurence is a premier manufacturer and distributor of glazing systems with over 60 years of experience in the industry. The company is a leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, construction, and automotive industries, with service centers located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. The web site is a proven resource for the glass and glazing industry; is a prized resource for the U.S. Aluminum architectural product lines; provides architects, designers, and specifiers with design-related information on new products. For more information contact C.R. Laurence at (800) 421-6144 or

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