Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • The 2009 GPD proceedings e-book is now available online. Use the following password: GPD2011june17-20, to access the e-book.In addition, visitors to www.glassfiles.com can view more than 7,000 pages from the papers presented in previous GPD events, including GPD Finland 2009, GPD South America 2010 and GPD China 2010.
  • Xinyi Glass Holdings Ltd. [China] said Tuesday [Aug. 3] it signed a memorandum of understanding with Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC to set up of a joint venture in China.The joint venture would produce automobile glass products, manage sales and service automobile glass parts for original equipment manufacturer customers in China and overseas, Xinyi Glass said in a statement, according to...
  • Construction spending edged up in June but all the strength came from the government. Private sector activity in both housing and nonresidential projects fell.Construction spending rose 0.1 percent in June, the Commerce Department reported Monday [Aug. 2]. While that was better than the decline economists had forecast, the government sharply revised down its estimate of activity in May to show a...
  • Total construction spending eked out a small rise in June as gains in stimulus-aided public categories offset decreases in home building and private nonresidential spending, AGC said Monday [Aug. 2] in an analysis of new Census Bureau data. AGC called on Congress and the White House to quickly enact legislation to provide long-term funding for public infrastructure spending and...
  • Along with its sponsors, officials at the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council, Washington, D.C., announced the 2010 Beyond Green High-Performance Building Awards, in an Aug. 2 release. This program recognizes the initiatives that shape, inform and catalyze the high-performance building market, as well as the real-world application of high-performance design and construction practices.The...
  • Solutia Inc., St. Louis, manufacturer of the Vanceva Color System by Saflex, announced that the company is still accepting entries for the Solutia "World of Color Awards: Inspired by Vanceva," according to an Aug. 2 release. The new international design awards program is designed to honor architects, interior designers, glass fabricators, furniture designers, glazing...
  • Quanta Technologies Inc. was one of the 14 companies to be awarded the Department of Energy grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, in the building envelope and windows segment. The Quanta Technologies grant included a team of six companies, and JE Berkowitz, Pedricktown, N.J., was one of the participating companies.  A major portion of this grant was driven by “retrofit...
  • Saint Gobain Glass India, a fully owned subsidiary of euro 6 billion Saint Gobain France, has firmed up plans to set up the world’s largest float glass line in India at an investment of Rs. 1,000 crore, according to a July 31 report in The Financial Express.See more news on Saint-Gobain.
  • Leading integrated float glass, automobile glass, construction glass and photovoltaic glass manufacturer Xinyi Glass Holdings Ltd. [China] announced today its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2010.With the recovery of the global economy, the group’s turnover was approximately HK$2,648.7 million, up by approximately 62.7 percent as compared to the same period last year. The...
  • Soladigm Inc., a Milpitas, Calif.-based green-tech company which manufactures energy efficient windows, has announced it will locate a manufacturing plant in the Olive Branch Industrial Park.The plant will employ more than 300 people, according to a July Bloomberg Businessweek report.
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