Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • After importing a glass curtain wall from China, the private developer of Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, will soon get 42 Chinese workers to install it at the under-construction terminal building, T3.The 42 Chinese nationals have been issued temporary work visas, officials said, according to a Sept. 7 Express India report.
  • AGC, Brussels, will present its full range of glass, electronic and chemical products that empower solar efficiency at EU PVSEC, or European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, in Hamburg, Sept.21-25, according to a Sept. 2 release.For photovoltaic thin film silicon, the focus will be on AGC’s advanced online TC (Transparent Conductive Oxide) range...
  • Construction workers nationwide continued to bear the brunt of the recession, accounting for almost one-third of jobs lost this August, according to an analysis of new construction employment figures released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The new figures underscore how the current economic climate is having a disproportionate impact on the construction industry, the Associated...
  • A towering North Korean hotel which Esquire magazine once dubbed "the worst building in the history of mankind" has come back to life with a facade of shiny glass windows affixed to one side of the concrete monolith.But few expect the North will ever finish construction of its 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel, started in 1987 and halted for 16 years because it could have bankrupted the...
  • Bekaert Specialty Films LLC today announced it has earned ISO 14001:2004 certification, further solidifying BSF’s commitment to minimizing the manufacturing impact of its leading energy saving window films, sold under the Solar Gard, Panorama and Quantum brands. ISO 14001 is an international standard for environmental management systems whose goal is to reduce the ecological footprint of a...
  • The incoming president of the AFL-CIO signaled Wednesday his union could accept a card-check bill that preserves an employer’s right to demand a secret-ballot election.
  • On 8 September 2009, the Glaston Corporation subsidiary Tamglass Glass Processing Ltd will initiate statutory employer-employee negotiations under the act on Co-determination within Undertakings (YT negotiations) on stopping its solar energy glass manufacturing operations as the current customer hasn't placed any new orders.
  • PPG Industries Inc. (PPG) said Robert J. Dellinger, a former chief financial officer for Delphi Corp. (DPHIQ) and also what is now Sprint Nextel Corp. (S), was named CFO of the paint, glass and chemicals maker.He will take the position Oct. 15, replacing the retiring William H. Hernandez, who announced in May he would leave by year's end.
  • Construction spending in July totaled $958 billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), 0.2% less than the downwardly revised June total and 10.5% less than in July 2008, the Census Bureau reported today.Private nonresidential spending fell for the fifth month in a row, slumping 1.2% in July, after tumbling 2.2% in June. Losses were most acute for developer-financed categories: lodging, -...
  • Vitro Cristalglass, Vitro’s affiliate in Europe, has signed a cooperation agreement with Dream Glass to distribute in Spain its range of Intelligent Glass / Privacy Glass from this company that specializes in high technology glass products.“With this agreement we will reach the true potential for commercialization of the DreamGlass product line through new projects in which the...
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  • 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...
  • Officials from Eastman Chemical Co. announced its subsidiary Southwall Insulating Glass will exit the insulating glass business in Chicago later this year. The site primarily produces Heat Mirror Insulating Glass, which provides performance beyond triple-pane IG, but with the same weight as dual-pane IG, according to officials. Company officials said the business is expected to close "in the...
  • The 2015 Glazing Executives Forum will center on the state of the architectural glass and metals industry, addressing the overall economic climate, labor and supply challenges, project management and succession planning for contract glazing companies, and more.“The goal of this year’s event is to provide attendees with strategies to successfully navigate today’s industry, which is rapidly...