Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  •  The National Fenestration Rating Council, Greenbelt, Md., will offer an Approved Calculation Entity Workshop for its Component Modeling Approach program Nov. 15 in San Antonio, Texas, according to an Oct. 26 release.The all-day workshop is designed for those seeking certification to become an NFRC ACE. At the end of the workshop, a take-home exam will be provided for attendees to complete...
  • More than 30,000 devotees thronged the Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple better known as the “glass temple” here [Johor Baru, Malayasia]  for its opening.With more than 90 percent of the structure made of glass, the temple has undergone a massive renovation worth more than RM2 million [$590,828 ].The huge turnout yesterday caused a traffic congestion near Jalan Tebrau...
  • “Reports from the 12 Federal Reserve Districts indicated either stabilization or modest improvements in many sectors since the last report, albeit often from depressed levels,” the Fed reported on Wednesday [Oct. 21] in the Beige Book (so named for the color of its cover), a summary of informal soundings of business conditions conducted in each district fromlate August to Oct. 12....
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Schaumburg, Ill., released the AAMA 509-09, a test and classification method based on the results of testing a representative sampling of drained and back ventilated rain screen wall cladding systems, according to an Oct. 23 release.The document is titled Voluntary Test and Classification Method for Drained and Back Ventilated Rain...
  • Jorma Vitkala, chairman, GPD will represent GPD at Vitrum, Oct. 28-31, Fiera Milano, Milan. Materials for GPD 2011 and GPD China 2010 will be available at the Glaston booth. There also will be GPD info points or desks in several places around the fair ground. The GPD Finland 2009 Proceedings Book will be on sale at the show. The book contains high level technical presentations of the 11th GPD...
  • Cooperation between Alumco, Dubai, and Bystronic glass group, Germany, started with the former's interest in purchasing a line for the production of laminated safety glass from the latter, according to an Oct. 26 Bystronic release. Owing to the high demand for glass in the market, Alumco, a producer of aluminum windows decided to become independent from suppliers and start its own glass...
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Company Limited  - SWOT Analysis company profile is the essential source for top-level company data and information. The analysis examines the company's key business structure and operations, history and products, and provides summary analysis of its key revenue lines and strategy, according to an Oct. 21 PR-inside.com report.  
  • Construction employment again declined in large numbers in all but one state this September compared to last year according to an analysis of new state-by-state employment figures released today by the federal government. The analysis, conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America, also found that the number of states gaining construction jobs from August to September 2009 declined...
  • Solar has officially gone corporate.First Solar, the rapidly growing solar panel maker, has been placed on the S&P 500."First Solar is the first pure-play renewable energy company to be added to the index, which represents a milestone for the solar industry," First Solar said. "The company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS [Global Industry Classification Standard]...
  • World’s leading glass producer Guardian Industries Corp. has strongly opposed the petition of Asahi Glass Philippines for a maximum extension of safeguard measures for a total of 10 years and instead urged the Philippine government to impose anti-dumping or tariff rate quota to targeted countries that clearly dumped clear float and tinted float glass products into the country.In a position...
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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...
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