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  • Asahi India Glass Ltd. has announced the consolidated financial results for the quarter ended on Dec. 31, 2009. The net sales was at Rs.323.69 crores for quarter ended on Dec. 31, 2009, against Rs.283.77 crores for the quarter ended on Dec. 31, 2008.The net profit / (loss) was at Rs.1.47 crores for the quarter ended on Dec. 31, 2009, against (Rs.22.16) crores for the quarter ended on Dec. 31,...
  • Ray Kollar is helping Solutia Inc. find new uses for old products. As president and general manager of the company’s CPFilms division, he is pushing Solutia’s technology into new and growing markets, from solar energy collection to the Amazon Kindle’s innovative display.Those efforts are paying off for St. Louis. CPFilms, one of three operating units that make up the parent...
  • For the first time since the start of the economic downturn, every state and the District of Columbia reported losing construction jobs over the past 12 months, according to a new analysis of state-by-state employment data released today [Jan. 22]. The analysis, conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America, found few signs of a construction industry recovery with only six states...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Schaumburg, Ill., is surveying architects, specifiers, general contractors and other members of the building team to learn about their use of building information modeling programs. The AAMA BIM Task Group will use the data to develop the first standard that addresses commercial fenestration products within BIM, according to a Jan....
  • The board of directors of PPG Industries on Thursday [Jan. 21] declared a regular quarterly dividend of USD0.54 per share.The dividend pay out will be made on March 12, 2009, to shareholders of record on Feb. 19, 2010, according to a Jan. 22 TradingMarkets.com report.
  • Saint-Gobain Containers Inc. will pay more than $2.2 million in civil penalties and install emissions controls at furnaces, including two furnaces in Milford, under an agreement with the federal government and 10 states to settle environmental allegations. Saint-Gobain Containers will pay $1.15 million to the United States and $1.1 million to states and agencies, including $100,000 to...
  • Gary Dean, CEO, Bohle America, Charlotte, N.C., will step down in spring, according to a Bohle spokesperson. Dean has been widely praised for his leadership in the development and successful growth of the Bohle company in the U.K. and the positive influence he has had on the Bohle Group as a whole during his tenure. His departure will leave a big gap in the organization, the spokesperson said.A...
  • The housing market remains a significant risk to the economy, data Wednesday showed, as bad weather across much of the country hammered the construction industry.Along with icy storms, the real estate recovery is facing man-made headwinds. On Wednesday, the government said buyers will face higher fees and tougher standards for home loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration, a popular...
  • Nearly nine in 10 contractors say there will be no recovery in 2010 as part of a new national construction hiring and business outlook forecast released today [Jan. 20]  by the Associated General Contractors of America. As a result, fewer contractors plan to purchase construction equipment and after a year of near-record industry layoffs, many doubt they'll be able to hire new staff this...
  • The new Glazing Industry Code Committee of the Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., has retained Thomas Culp, president, Birch Point Consulting LLC, La Crosse, Wis., to act as a consultant for the group, as it becomes actively engaged in the energy code process. The group, which formed at the beginning of 2010, becomes part of the ongoing GANA: Advocacy effort by the...
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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...
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