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  • Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC will be the main supplier of windshields and laminated glass for Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs, the company announced.The new, expanded multi-year contract with German carmaker Daimler AG builds on “an existing relationship” and requires Pittsburgh Glass Works to invest in manufacturing capacity and technology development. Financial terms were not disclosed,...
  • When Chrysler filed for bankruptcy April 30, restructuring veterans scoffed at the idea that such a big company could move through the process quickly, and industry veterans warned that the U.S. manufacturing base would be deeply disrupted.But today, federal bankruptcy Judge Arthur Gonzalez is scheduled to consider a motion to sell most of Chrysler's assets to a new entity led by Italy's Fiat....
  • More than 90 percent of economists predict the U.S. recession will end this year, although the recovery is likely to be bumpy.That assessment came from leading forecasters in a survey by the National Association for Business Economics to be released Wednesday. It is generally in line with the outlook from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues.About 74 percent of the forecasters...
  • Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries’ first corporate sustainability report highlights key accomplishments in several areas of interest to environmentally progressive architects and builders, according to a May 26 release.In the green construction arena, PPG architectural glasses, including Solarban solar control, low-E glasses, are the first product in their industry to be cradle-to-cradle...
  • CMS/Brembana will host an international open house July 23-25 at the company’s Grand Rapids, Mich., location to show off their new “ASSET” line--Automated Shower-door System with Enhanced Technology--a fully automatic shower door production line, according to a release. Clean cut glass pieces are loaded automatically onto the system. The glass pieces are transferred to a...
  • May National Associates Inc., Lakewood, N.J., announces its license to produce PRC insulating glass sealants from PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, according to a May 20 release. The products will now be offered under the Bondaflex brand, expanding May National’s product line of high-performance sealants for the residential and commercial fenestration markets.The product includes the...
  • Due to a disappointing December half and following a review of unaudited management accounts for the three months to March 31 and forecast results for the June quarter, Flat Glass Industries Ltd. (ASX:FGI) [Australia] has downgraded its expectations of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization for the year ending June 30.Given a slowdown in sales and normal seasonality...
  • The controling shareholder in China's Xinyi Glass Holdings Co. (0868.HK) is selling up to $111.3 million worth of shares in the company at a discount of 1.3 to 7.6 percent to its last closing price, according to a term sheet, according to a May 26 Reuters report.
  • General Motors Corp. on Friday said it received $4 billion in U.S. aid, $1.4 billion more than it had originally requested, as part of its plan to pay suppliers and dealers before a June deadline.The auto maker, already subsisting on $15.4 billion in government loans, previously had asked the Treasury for an additional $2.6 billion before June 1 and $9 billion after that date for working-capital...
  • San Joaquin County's new administration building is nearly done, so let's size up its controversial "glass feature," the immense, protruding atrium. Bold touch or "glass hernia"?County leaders approved the design in 2007, but the atrium - or the artist's rendering of it - drew criticism because of its radical shift in material, period and scale.
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