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  • Through grants from The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund On-Site Renewable Distributed Generation Program, solar photovoltaic systems are successfully operating at Massey’s Plate Glass & Aluminum Inc. [Branford, Conn.,] and Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc.The 12.6-kilowatt solar PV installation on the roof above Massey’s Plate Glass & Aluminum was designed by Spire...
  • Emirates Float Glass, [Abu Dhabi,] a subsidiary of Glass LLC, which is wholly owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced that it has received the CE Mark certification – the regulatory approval to market a product in the European Economic Area - for its range of clear, bronze and grey float glass products.Emirates Float Glass is the first glass manufacturer in the Middle East...
  • The global flat glass market operates in a cyclic pattern, according to the industry experts, as the demand for flat glass increases in the times of expansionary economic conditions and falls during the periods of financial crunch. However, despite the worldwide recession, the demand for glass has shown a constant growth, mainly due to the rising demand for building glass and automotive glass...
  • The developer of the Mantra Pandanas building in Darwin's CBD [Northern Territory, Australia] says every glass panel on the building's balconies will be replaced because of a manufacturing fault.It is believed three glass panels have shattered since they were installed in 2008, including one last week that sent glass showering onto a car parked below, according to a July 8 ABC News report.
  • The 47 employee-owners of Salem, Winston-Salem, N.C., announced the appointment of Michael Willard as the company’s new president, according to a July 9 release. Willard brings 25 years of glass sales management experience, the last 11 years as Salem’s national sales manager and executive vice president, to his new position.As EVP, Willard directed 23 field sales people located...
  • As noted by ifoAppleStore earlier today, Apple has begun removing the wraps from the cylindrical glass tower at its new retail store in the Pudong district of Shanghai. Like the company's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, the Pudong store is located below ground level and utilizes the glass tower as an iconic entryway with a glass stairway descending to the store below, according to a...
  • The shares of Guangdong Golden Glass Co., Sichuan Kexin Mechanical & Electrical Equipment Co. and Zhanjiang Guolian Aquatic Products Co. are scheduled to trade at 9:30 a.m. for the first time on Shenzhen’s ChiNext stock exchange, according to a July 7 Bloomberg report.China’s government plans to impose a unified pricing system for rare-earth minerals in Jianxi, Fujian, Guangdong,...
  • Finland-based Glaston Corp.'s Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and member of Glaston's Executive Management Group, Manne Tiensuu will leave Glaston by theend of September 2010 to new opportunities outside the company, according to a July 8 release. He will continue with his current HR responsibilities and as a member of the Executive Management Group until he leaves Glaston.The process to...
  • The International Conference on Building Systems and Technology 2010 took place June 27-30, in Vancouver, BC. Started in Singapore in 1994, the ICBEST conference is held in a new international host city every three years and is organized by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council, in cooperation with the National Research Council of Canada.ICBEST provides a worldwide forum for the...
  • Sage Electrochromics Inc., Faribault, Minn., has partnered with Advanced Building Solutions, Detroit, David Adamson Sales Inc., Uxbridge, Mass., and Designbasis Inc., St. Cloud, Fla., to market and sell SageGlass products in North America, according to a July 7 release.SageGlass uses a nanotechnology-developed coating to change tint in response to changing sunlight and heat...
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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...
  • 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...