Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • Colonial Glass and Mirror, Brooklyn, N.Y., will form a business alliance with Goldray Industries, headquartered in Calgary, Canada, according to a Colonial announcement Sept. 5.Goldray will use Colonial as a local platform to manufacture and market its decorative glass products in the northeastern United States. These products will include ceramic frit imaging, wall cladding and spandrel...
  • An unidentified man in his 40s was taken to Duke Medical Center by helicopter after falling through a skylight at David Westcott Automotive Group on South Church Street in Burlington, N.C., Thursday afternoon, according to a Sept. 4 TimesNews.com report."Evidentially he stepped on one of the skylights and fell right through to the concrete floor of the shop," Sammy Watkins of...
  • Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic nominee for president of the United States, will visit Schott Glass in Duryea today.“We were told Sen. Obama will be at Schott Glass at 11:45 a.m. Friday morning,” said state Rep. John Yudichak, D-Nanticoke. “He will hold a town meeting for the employees to ask questions, then he will tour the plant,” according to a Sept. 5...
  • During the period of 2007 to 2008, more and more glass producers [in China] have introduced and will introduce low-E glass production lines. It is expected that China´s demand for low-E glass by 2010 will amount to 97 million square meters, and meanwhile, China´s output of low-E glass will reach 50 million square meters at the end of 2010 based on the current growth rate of capacity...
  • Shares of Nippon Electric Glass and Asahi Glass Co. tumbled on Thursday after rival Corning Inc. cut its outlook on slower-than-expected demand for glass used in flat TVs.Asahi Glass closed the morning down 3.6 percent at 1,065 yen [$9.80], underperforming a 0.4 percent fall in the benchmark Nikkei average. 
  • Tuckerman Capital has sold Auto & Truck Glass LLC to Guardian Industries Corp. for an undisclosed amount. Auto & Truck Glass is a Mission Viejo, Calif.-based provider of windshield replacement and installation services to the U.S. rental car industry, according to a Sept. 3 Private Equity Hub report.
  • Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Industrial equipment industry is available in its catalog, according to a Sept. 2 Market Watch report. World Flat Glass Market analyzes the worldwide markets for flat glass in thousands of metric tons.The major product segments analyzed are float glass, sheet glass and rolled glass. The report also analyzes the market for...
  • Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2007 Chinese Glass Market Research Report" report to their offering.In September of 2007, the glass prices have hit a new high level since 2003 in China. In September 2007, the average price of float glass was 78.7 yuan (RMB)/WB [$11.5], rose 6.3 yuan/WB [$0.92] than last month; up by 13.9 yuan (RMB)/WB [$2.03] than the...
  • Officials at DuPont Building Innovations announced price increases up to 15 percent in the United States, effective Sept.30, or as contracts permit, for DuPont Weatherization Systems products, according to a Sept. 3 company release. Due to the accelerating price increases of oil-based feedstocks and energy, raw materials continue to be subject to significant cost increases.“DuPont Building...
  • Some operations have resumed at PPG Industries' glass manufacturing operation in Wichita Falls, Texas, after torrential rains caused flooding and closed the plant temporarily Aug. 19, according to a company release Sept. 2.Float glass line No. 1 and the magnetron sputtering vacuum deposition coater used to make energy-efficient, high-performance glass are operating fully. The tempering line is...
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  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...
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