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  • GED Integrated Solutions Inc., Twinsburg, Ohio, announced the appointment of Bill Weaver to the role of president and CEO, effective Oct. 31, according to an Oct. 21 company release. Weaver, who serves as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing, has more than 23 years experience in the window and door industry, and has been an integral part of the GED team for the past 10 years...
  • Related news:Full coverage from glasstecThe glasstec supernova also twinklesFrom glassblogGlasstec opened with much fanfare and 1,341 exhibitors at the Dusseldorf Fairgrounds Oct. 21. The show will run through Oct. 25.The opening ceremony and special show “Glass Technology Live” began with a musical prelude, “Girl from Ipanema,” by Kristalleon, a man dressed in a mirror-...
  • China’s Xinyi Glass expanded production into the solar market, adding two additional lines for photovoltaic glass production in China, according to an Oct. 20 company release. The first line has a daily capacity of 500 tons per day and produces 1/8-inch and 5/32-inch low-iron patterned glass for crystalline silicone PV module application. The second is a magnetron sputtering coating line,...
  • Related news:Full coverage from glasstecThe glasstec supernova also twinklesFrom glassblogGlasstec opened Oct. 21, at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany, with more than 1,300 exhibitors from 48 countries. Exhibitors have reserved 68,493 square meters of net exhibit space in nine halls, according to a Messe Düsseldorf North America release.To date,...
  • Despite a toughening construction market, exhibitors at the Solar Power International 2008 convention in San Diego, Calif., say the solar industry is booming and offers numerous possibilities for glass companies.

  • The Teningen screen-printing specialist ThiemeGmbH Co. KG joined hands with Jonas Redmann Photovoltaics Production Solutions GmbH  to establish a joint subsidiary named JRT Photovoltaics GmbH & Co. KG. The new enterprise will develop and market innovative solutions for the production of crystalline solar cells.
  • New York Gov. David Paterson recently gave the go-ahead to the State Green Building Construction Act, which will require future state building to conform to green building practices.At the same time, the governor signed the green residential building grant program, which will provide incentives to residents who build green houses.
  • Designers wanting to reduce the environmental footprint of their buildings are in fact often adding to the environmental load by overglazing their structures, a Toronto architect says, according to an Oct. 16 Daily Commercial News report.Many designers are upping the amount of glass in their facades in order to increase daylighting and provide good views, explained Jenny McMinn of Halsall...
  • Various internationally renowned architects are set to compete for the prestigious Emirates Glass LEAF [Leading European Architects Forum] Awards 2008, to take place in London on Oct. 23. Emirates Glass LLC, the leading processors of premium architectural flat glass in the Middle East and a subsidiary of Glass LLC, which is wholly owned by Dubai Investments, will be sponsoring and participating...
  • PPG said net income was $117 million, or 70 cents a share, compared with $191 million, or $1.15 a share, for the same period a year ago. Sales for the glass and paint supplier were $4.2 billion vs. last year's $3.1 billion, according to an Oct. 16 Market Watch report.PPG's earnings were adversely affected by a number of unusual items, without which earnings would have been $227 million, or $1.37...
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  • Officials from Tennessee’s Heritage Glass temporarily suspended operations on May 27, according to a company release, as reported by News Channel 11 in Johnson City, Tennessee. Executives say they are exploring a “potential reinvestment and reorganization situation” for the company.Heritage Glass was formed last year when the company purchased the former AGC North America Blue Ridge glass...
  • Last week, officials from Ontario, Canada-based State Window Corp. announced the launch of Integro Building Systems, a significant new entry in the North American curtain wall construction sector, according to a May 5 company release.A company incorporated in Canada, Integro is a partnership among State and a number of notable construction industry leaders. Integro will design, manufacture, and...
  • Officials from Eastman Chemical Co. announced its subsidiary Southwall Insulating Glass will exit the insulating glass business in Chicago later this year. The site primarily produces Heat Mirror Insulating Glass, which provides performance beyond triple-pane IG, but with the same weight as dual-pane IG, according to officials. Company officials said the business is expected to close "in the...