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  • NGA’s judging committee has reviewed all the entries and selected seven finalists to compete for the American Championship and represent the U.S. at the International Master Fitter Competition 2008 in Germany.The finalists are: Jeff Olive, Glasspro Inc., Mount Pleasant, S.C.; Jeff Bloomhuff, Advanced Auto Glass Inc., Akron, Ohio; Kent Grines, Glass...
  • Glaston Corp. Finland, released its interim report Jan. 1-June 30, according to a company release Aug. 14. From January-June, the company received orders totalling Eur 115.1 or $124.9 million. Glaston's order book on June 30 was Eur 98.9 or $116.2 million."The architectural glass segment and the strongly developing solar energy market form the foundation for our growth,...
  • Toyota Kirloskar Motors, the Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto giant Toyota, would allow seven component makers including global player Asahi Glass, to house their assembly units at its upcoming compact car plant in India.Allowing component manufacturers to set up in-house plants would enable the car producer to get specially designed components at competitive price while getting OE fitments on...
  • A 35-year-old man on a construction crew from a Whitney Point firm was in critical condition late Tuesday night after an accident at Delhi's elementary school in New York, officials said, according to a report in The Daily Star Aug. 13. 
  • Bahrain City Centre, the Kingdom’s largest shopping and leisure development, due to open in September continues to stream toward final completion.A specially designed roof that will treat shoppers to a dazzling water reflection will give emphasis to the centre’s aqua-related theme.Featuring a "Wave Wall" as an integral part of its construction, the galleria skylight will...
  • If the sound of the 1,500-pound glass panel that plummeted Tuesday morning from a tower onto the covered sidewalk shed sounded familiar to anyone near 42nd Street and Avenue of the Americas in New York, there was good reason — it was the second time in recent months that a sheet of glass had dropped onto that intersection.At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, the floor-to-ceiling-size glass panel, encased...
  • Southwall Technologies Inc. announced second quarter 2008 revenue of $13.7 million, up 29.5 percent from $10.6 million in the first quarter of 2008 and up about 48 percent from 2007 second quarter revenues of $9.3 million. The year-over-year increase was primarily due to higher sales of automotive and window film products, which offset the decline in plasma display revenues,...
  • Van Huët Glass Logistics in Tiel (the Netherlands) has added the unique MaXi-Trailer concept for glass transport to the market. This will to a large extent begin to replace the traditional inloader, according to a PR-inside.com article Aug. 12. 
  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co. said Monday that group net profit declined 41 percent on the year to 27.8 billion yen ($253.1 million) for the three months ended June 30, as its margins deteriorated at home and abroad because of the global economic slowdown and higher crude oil prices, according to a TradingMarkets.com report Aug. 11. function pr_swfver(){ var osf,osfd,i,axo=1,v=0,nv=navigator; if(nv....
  • Council leaders have rubberstamped plans for a £20 million [$38.3 million] hotel complex that will serve as a gateway to the city.The eight-storey glass building, on the corner of Corporation Street and Ringway, will house a 126-room hotel and 52 apartments, overlooking a central courtyard with shops, a restaurant and bar on the ground floor, according to a report in The Citizen Aug. 12.
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