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  • 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....
  • Mississippi economic officials say Vitro America LLC is expanding its operation in the state.The company makes architectural glass and aluminum products.The Mississippi Development Authority said in a news release Wednesday that Vitro America will create 20 jobs over the next three years by moving production of storefront metal systems to the plant in Grenada, according to a Nov. 5 AP report.
  • Despite the overall downturn in exhibition activity during 2009, the 16th Vitrum international trade fair for machinery, equipment and systems for the processing of flat and hollow glass; glass; and finished products, Oct. 28-31, in Milan, posted excellent visitor attendance from Italy and more than 100 countries, according to a Nov. 5 release.A large number of visitors toured the three...
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  • The Dwyer Group Inc., parent company of numerous service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations, according to company...
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