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  •  The production operations of Edgetech I.G., Cambridge, Ohio, have been certified to the ISO 9001:2000 International Quality Standard, according to a July 23 company release. Edgetech's quality system for the manufacture of Super Spacer products was audited and certified effective July 3, 2008.ISO 9001:2000 is a set of standardized requirements of the International Organization for...
  • Xinyi Glass Holdings Chairman Lee Yin-yee has bought 500,000 shares of the company on the stock exchange at $4.68 per share, or $2.34 million in total, according to the stock exchange's SDI information.Acquired on the stock exchange, the shares increased Lee's long position in the company from 409.9 million shares (24.27 percent) to 410.4 million shares (24.30 percent). 
  • A rapidly expanding domestic economy, continuing efforts toupgrade physical infrastructure, sustained strength in foreign investment funding,healthy demand for Chinese manufactured goods, ongoing urbanization, and furtherpopulation and household growth will all boost construction spending in China. Theseand other trends are presented in Construction Outlook in China, a new study fromThe Freedonia...
  • The first glass factory of its kind in Ethiopia has reportedly begun producing samples of its produces. According to Du Seng Shan, General Manager of Ethiopia Hansom International Glass PLC, the factory which has been under construction with 280.5 million birr is exerting efforts to provide construction materials for the rapidly expanding construction sector in the country.
  • Her hair — all those writhing, slithering serpents, undulating in freakish asymmetry — seems to have been transplanted to the Sol Lewitt Gallery at the New Britain Museum of American Art, according to a July 20 Republican American article.
  • A cutting-edge residential facility at SUNY Cortland was recently awarded a prestigious designation by the nation’s leading evaluator of environmentally sustainable and energy efficient buildings.Constructed in 2005, the Glass Tower Hall is one of approximately 40 newly constructed buildings in New York State to win Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the...
  • A teenager died after falling from the roof of a swimming pool, police said.The 18-year-old male plunged from the roof after clambering on to the building in the early hours of Monday morning.It is thought he smashed through a skylight and fell inside, landing in the cafe area of Girvan Swimming Pool in Ayrshire, according to a July 21 The Press Association report.
  • Zhejiang Glass Co Ltd said its first-half to June net profit is expected to be up over 100 pct from the year-earlier level, mainly due to high returns from its 78.69-pct owned unit Qinghai Soda Ash Co., according to a July 21 Quamnet report.
  • The Glass Guru Franchise Systems Inc., Roseville, Calif., launches its 14th franchise location. Based in Santa Rosa, Calif., this newest location is owned by Pat Powers whose company Professional Window Services has served the North Bay Area for two decades. In addition to traditional glass and window replacement services, The Glass Guru locations offer unique money-saving restoration services...
  • Fieger Louvre Australia offers the new range of Fieger all glass louvre windows. Fieger Louvre Australia’s goal in developing this system was to reinvent the conventional louvre window and give it a new face.In the design process, Fieger Louvre Australia placed ideal emphasis on harmonising the well-proven elements of its FLW System with the newly developed components, according to a July...
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  • AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced Dec. 30 the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC.AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies. In...
  • Officials from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced the company has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC’s residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow Trulite to continue to better serve...
  • Officials from Saint-Gobain announced it acquired a controlling interest in Sika for $2.8 billion. Saint-Gobain purchased the controlling share—16.1 percent of Sika’s capital and 52.4 percent of its voting rights— in a confidential auction process from the Burkard-Schenker family, which owns the majority stake in Sika, according to a Dec. 8 Reuters report.“Given the proximity of Sika’s activities...