Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • In a meeting held at HOAF’s headquarters in Oldenzaal, The Netherlands, Salem Distributing Co., Winston-Salem, N.C., reached an agreement with HOAF to represent its line of laminating equipment for the U.S., Canada and Mexico, according to a recent Salem release.Since 2001, HOAF Infrared Technology has been active in the field of autoclave free lamination with the HOAF Heatbox, specially...
  • Six medieval stained-glass windowpanes looted by the Red Army during World War II were returned to a German church Monday, where officials said they hoped to negotiate the return of other plundered artworks.The windows complete a 117-panel set that depicts the Bible in pictures. The 14th century panels will be restored and re-installed at the Marienkirche, a church near Germany's border with...
  • The European Commission has just published a study commissioned by the Enterprise & Industry DG saying that policy makers should consider the environmental and energy benefits of glass when designing new environmental policies. The study looked at the competitiveness of the glass industry which encompasses a lot of different products: high quality pharmaceutical and cosmetic glass containers...
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co. will reduce investment in equipment at its Pilkington unit after being fined by the European Union's competition authority, the Financial Times reported citing Chief Executive Officer Stuart Chambers, according to a Nov. 17 Bloomberg report.  
  • Emirates Float Glass, a subsidiary of Glass LLC, wholly owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, has signed a technology licensing agreement with American conglomerate PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, for its second float glass manufacturing facility in Abu Dhabi.The construction of the new plant, which complements the company’s existing production unit in the Abu Dhabi Industrial City, will enable...
  • Cyclone Power Technologies Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement with Bent Glass Design of Hatboro, Pa., for a Waste Heat Engine cogeneration system. This is Cyclone's first sale and commercial installation of its award-winning WHE. The initial WHE system covered under this agreement will convert over 500,000 BTUs of exhaust heat from the customer...
  • “It is hard to find a pulse in this year’s batch of construction industry forecasts for 2009,” Engineering News-Record reported on Nov. 13. “McGraw-Hill Construction (of which ENR is part) is forecasting a 7.4 percent decline in construction starts in 2009, following declines of 12.4 percent this year and 8.0 percent in 2007. The U.S. Dept. of Commerce...
  • 3M [with U.S. headquarters in St. Paul, Minn.] announced today that the National Fenestration Rating Council [Greenbelt, Md.] has certified a range of the company’s window films. These films include 3M’s metal-free Prestige Series, which blocks 66 percent of the sun’s heat streaming through windows and 99.9 percent of the ultraviolet rays. NFRC certification...
  • Credit Union Centre [Saskatoon, Saskatchewan] is hoping that a hockey game will no longer be a smashing experience. Following frequent delays due to broken glass, eight panes broken in total so far this year, the building is undergoing a complete evaluation of its first generation seamless glass system, according to a Nov. 14 Saskatoonhomepage.com report.
  • Some downtown Dallas streets were closed after a window washing platform broke several panes on a skyscraper and sent glass tumbling more than 40 stories.Dallas police say nobody was on the platform when the accident happened Thursday morning. Authorities are looking into whether a motor malfunctioned, according to a Nov. 13 chron.com report.
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  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., according to an August 27 release.Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, CRL will continue to be independently managed and operated as a subsidiary of OBE and will retain all existing management structures and personnel. The company has eight...
  • Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle market manufacturing companies in the United States, acquired GED Integrated Solutions Inc., according to a June 11 announcement. The acquisition will support GED’s continued growth, according to the release. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.“We are very excited to now be partnering with Altus Capital Partners as...
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