Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Greg Carney, technical director for the past decade for Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., announced today the launch of his new company, C.G. Carney Associates, according to a Nov. 9 release. The company will provide architectural glass and glazing design, application and evaluation consulting services to building owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors,...
  • Chinese company, Advanced Technology & Materials, and Odersun AG, a German manufacturer of thin-film solar cells and modules, plan to form a joint venture in Beijing, China, for the production and sales of solar cells and modules based on Odersun's proprietary thin-film technology. As recent renewable energy support schemes drive significant growth in the photovoltaic sector in China,...
  • Global glass manufacturer Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich., will present its line of solar glass products at the third Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit, Nov. 11-12, in Seville, Spain (Booth #7), according to a Nov. 9 release. Guardian will feature its EcoGuard Solar Boost-LP, laminated parabolic mirrors for concentrating solar power applications, which provides best-...
  • Diamon-Fusion International Inc., San Clemente, Calif., global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, signed a key strategic alliance and license agreement in Hong Kong with Decorlinks Ltd., according to a Nov. 6 release. Decorlinks is a Hong-Kong based company, part of a business group with more than 20 years of experience, specializing in architectural...
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council, Greenbelt, Md., is organizing special Webinars this fall to address recent developments in its Component Modeling Approach program, according to a Nov. 4 release.The CMA program uses performance data from the three primary components of a fenestration product--frame, spacer, glazing--to generate an overall energy performance rating for a...
  • While the extension of the home buyers' tax credit and expansion of carryback of net operation losses will provide some help for the 1.6 million construction workers who lost their jobs since December 2007, AGC today called for additional measures to stimulate construction demand as new federal figures showed another 62,000 construction workers lost their jobs in October, according to a Nov. 6...
  • PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, has published a white paper detailing how PPG paint, glass and coatings can help building projects earn “green” certification, according to a Nov. 5 release.The eight-page document primarily references Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design criteria published by the U.S. Green Building Council, and demonstrates how environmental claims for PPG...
  • The Delhi High Court today [Nov. 6] dismissed a petition by Asahi Glass and other manufacturers seeking relief against an enquiry initiated by the anti-cartel watchdog MRTPC.A single member bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna dismissed the petition of Asahi Glass and other glass manufacturers and directed them to cooperate with the Director General of Investigations and Registration (DGIR), which is...
  • A Victorian swimming pool in Edinburgh has been closed after a glass panel fell from its roof, leaving a man with large cut on his arm.The 25-year-old man was struck at about 1500 GMT on Thursday [Nov. 5] at Warrender Swim Centre in Thirlestane Road, according to a Nov. 6 BBC report.
  • U.S. solar market poised for continued growth in 2010; electric utilities continue to make major investments in solar energy; industry leaders vow to fight for energy reform See more coverage from the conference.Solar Power International 2009, the largest business-to-business solar energy conference and expo in North America, broke attendance records for the sixth year in a row last week....
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  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., according to an August 27 release.Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, CRL will continue to be independently managed and operated as a subsidiary of OBE and will retain all existing management structures and personnel. The company has eight...
  • 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...