Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Energy efficiency — a global topic on several fronts including cost savings, reduced energy usage, conservation of natural resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment — will be a major focus at this year’s International Code Council Annual Conference and Final Action Hearings, according to a July 27 release.The Oct. 24–31 event at the Charlotte Convention...
  • GIMAV, the Italian association of suppliers of machinery and accessories for glass processing will coordinate its member participation at glasstec, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, in Düsseldorf, Germany, according to a July 27 release. A total of 13,000 square meters of exhibition space -- hall 16 in its entirety for flat glass and part of hall 13 for hollow glass -- will host Italian companies...
  • Shares of First Solar [Tempe, Ariz.,] have bounced back and forth recently, due to a variety of different problems. Now it is facing a new challenge, in the form of the safety of their solar panels Barron's writes.First Solar's panels use cadmium-tellurium technology while its competitors use silicon wafers. The company has done tests to show that cadmium, a highly toxic metal, is safely...
  • An Upper Austrian glass manufactory had to be closed down temporarily after several liters of liquid glass escaped a defunct oven last night (Sun/Mon), according to a July 26 Austrian Times report.  
  • In a July 23 letter to customers, Mark Seeton, director, Sales and Marketing, PPG Performance Glazings, Pittsburgh, stated that effective Aug.16, 2010, PPG Industries Inc. Performance Glazings will implement a price increase on the following product categories: 8 percent increase on all tinted glass products, Starphire ultra-clear glass, all coated products and tempered glass...
  • The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from May to June in 39 states and the District of Columbia, rose in five states and remained unchanged in six, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Tuesday [July 20]. Compared to June 2009, 22 states and D.C. had lower rates, 24 had higher rates and four were unchanged. Earlier, BLS had said the national unemployment rate dropped from 9.7...
  • Solutia Inc., St. Louis, today announced that it is optimizing and expanding its Saflexpolyvinyl butyral interlayer manufacturing capacity in South America as part of its strategic plan to continue serving as a leading supplier of PVB technology into the region's architectural and automotive glass markets, according to a July 22 release.Read the full release.
  • District 833 officials are considering using laminated glass in new security doors being installed at Pine Hill, Hillside and Pullman elementary schools [in Minn.].The move is in response to an incident at Hastings Middle School in April where a student with a gun was able to easily shatter the tempered glass in classroom windows and access classrooms, and proposed legislation requiring districts...
  • Super Duper Glass will locate its new facility in Marion County, the S.C. Department of Commerce and Marion County officials announced Thursday [July 22].Super Duper Glass will conduct research and development in oversize flat glass and fitting for the architectural market. The company expects to begin operations at the Marion facility in the first quarter of 2011, according to a July 22 SCnow....
  • Research and Markets  has announced the addition of the China Glass Manufacturing Industry Profile - CIC314 report to its offering. function google_ad_request_done(google_ads) { if (google_ads.length < 1 ) return; document.write(""); document.write(""); if (google_info.feedback_url) { document.write("Ads by Google"); } else { document.write...
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  • 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...
  • 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...