Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Technical presentations occupied the second day of the Annual Conference for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, Ottawa, Ontario. The conference, held at Paris Las Vegas, began March 23 and runs through March 26. Helen Sanders, vice president, technical business development, Sage Electrochromics Inc., Faribault, Minn., presented a snapshot of the overall glazing market, a look at...
  • The solar energy glass manufacturing operations of Tamglass Glass Processing, a subsidiary of Glaston Corp., Finland, will cease in Akaa, Finland, and the entire 15-person staff  will be made redundant by the end of March, according to a March 25 release.The factory in Akaa has manufactured mirrors for solar energy production as a service activity on behalf of one customer. Tamglass...
  • A week of glass industry conferences kicked off March 23 at the Paris Las Vegas with the start of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, Ottawa, Ontario, Annual Conference. The IGMA conference runs through March 26, coinciding with the Topeka, Kan.-based Glass Association of North America’s Glass Week meeting, running March 25-30, and BEC Conference, March 27-29. Visit GlassMagazine....
  • President Obama today signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the health care bill passed by the Senate on Christmas Eve and by the House late on Sunday [March 21] night. The impact on construction will depend in part on whether a package of changes to the Senate bill that the House passed separately on Sunday becomes law. The Senate is debating those changes now. The Act...
  • Evergreen Solar Inc., a prominent player in the state’s solar manufacturing industry, has faced numerous challenges recently, including a tough economy, competition from China, and scrutiny of the millions in financial support it has received from the state. Chief executive Rick Feldt recently sat down with Globe reporter Erin Ailworth to discuss Evergreen’s technology, the firm...
  • Following a rather difficult fiscal year 2008/2009 that ended on Sept. 30, 2009, the international technology group Schott, with North American headquarters in Elmsford, N.Y., is once again optimistic with respect to the future, according to a March 19 release. The solid results achieved during the first five months of the new fiscal year suggest that the rest of the year will develop quite...
  • Gerhard Reichert, president, Glasslam N.G.I. Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., has announced worldwide expansion plans for the company’s Air-Tight insulating glass foam spacer products, according to a March 22 release.Glasslam will open Air-Tight UK Ltd. in Kent, U.K. This factory will service existing and new accounts in the growing European warm edge insulating glass market. The facility will...
  • Construction employment continued to shrink in most American communities as 313 out of 337 metro areas lost construction jobs between January 2009 and January 2010 according to a new analysis of federal employment figures released today [March 18] by the Associated General Contractors of America. The figures underscore just how hard hit the construction industry has been nationwide,...
  • Japanese shares edged higher Friday [March 19] morning in Tokyo, finding strength from a rise for the Dow industrials, with Asahi Glass Co. among the bigger advancers, but with shares of Nikon Corp. heading lower, according to a March 18 Market Watch report.
  • Finland-based Glaston Corp.'s Annual Report 2009 has been published on the company's Web site, according to a March 19 release. The annual report is published in English and Finnish in PDF format.The annual report can be ordered from Glaston's corporate communications, +358 10 500 6105 or on the company's Web site.See the report.
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