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  • Preparations for the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Glass Performance Days, June 28-30, 2017 in Tampere, Finland, are well underway. The event takes place during Finland's 100th year as a country.The First Call for Papers resulted in some 80 propositions and the number of workshop initiatives was 16. The deadline to submit abstracts is Jan. 20, 2017. The GPD is set to maintain its usual...
  • Saint-Gobain announced the winners of its sustainability awards program, which recognizes company locations across North America for their sustainability efforts. The winning sites were recognized at a companywide sustainability conference this fall. “Saint-Gobain’s commitment to sustainability compels us to consider the environmental impact of our business at every stage, from product...
  • GIMAV is participating in the Italian Trade Agency's Italian Technology Awards, part of the Machines Italia Special Technology Project. The Italian Technology Awards are valuable for Italian companies to add value and promote assets: practical demonstrations of their technological know-how to establish the first contacts with the managers of the future and lay the foundations for commercial...
  • On Nov. 21, Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. announced that Guardian stockholders approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, for the remaining 55.5 percent of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. Read more...On Nov. 28, Guardian Glass announced plans to install a jumbo coater...
  • Vitro Architectural Glass launched the Vitro Certified Network, which retains members, products and services of certified fabricator programs formerly operated by PPG’s flat glass business unit.The Vitro Certified Network encompasses three separate programs: Vitro Certified Fabricators, Vitro Certified Laminators and Vitro Certified Architectural Window Manufacturers.“We will continue to support...
  • On Nov. 3, officials from J.E. Berkowitz LP announced the company joined Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc., an affiliate company of private equity group, Grey Mountain Partners. Paul Cody, president and CEO of CGH, spoke with Glass Magazine about the deal. For the full interview, see the January/February edition of Glass Magazine. Click here to read an interview with Arthur Berkowitz, executive...
  • The 2017 GANA Building Envelope Contractors Conference will feature James Carpenter, of James Carpenter Design Associates, as its keynote speaker. He will be discussing the intersection of architecture, art, design and engineering. Mark Eaton, former NBA player for the Utah Jazz, will also speak at the conference. Click here for more information on the speakers and the conference. 
  • Guardian Glass plans to install a jumbo coater in North America to serve its North American commercial glass customers. The investment was approved by the Guardian Industries Corp. Board of Directors. Guardian will announce the jumbo coater location in the near future. Adding the ability to coat jumbo-sized glass means Guardian can supply bigger sheets of coated glass to its customers for...
  • In the first nine months of 2016, Şişecam Group's net sales exceeded $1.8 billion with an 11.5 percent increase year-over-year, and the Group reported a net profit of $1.9 million for the same period.In the same period, Şişecam produced more than 3.3 million tons of glass, more than 1.6 million tons of soda and more than 2.7 million tons of industrial raw materials. International sales volume...
  • Vitrum show officials are now accepting exhibitor reservations for the Vitrum 2017 tradeshow, held at the Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy, Oct. 3-6, 2017.This year's exhibition features several changes, including the new pavilions that will host exhibitors and visitors. The show will take place in pavilions 5 and 7, which are easier to access from the entrance to the fairgrounds,...
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  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian Industries and its...