Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Last week at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy, the glass industry gathered for the 20th edition of Vitrum, the biennial international exhibition of machinery, equipment and special products for flat and hollow glass processing. The four-day event combined displays of innovative technologies in the glass processing machinery, special products and accessories industries. View a photo and video...
  • Officials from VIG Technologies LLC announced that its LandGlass tempered vacuum insulating glass units received certification approval from the Safety Glazing Certification Council. VIG Technologies is the exclusive North American distributor for the LandVac vacuum insulating glass division of Luoyang LandGlass Technologies Co. VIG Technologies will supply both the LandVac production lines...
  • The William L Bonnell Co., known as Bonnell Aluminum, announced that its parent company, Tredegar Corp, has agreed to acquire 100 percent ownership of Futura Industries. Upon the closing of the transaction, which is expected by mid-February, Futura will become an operating division of Bonnell Aluminum. Futura, headquartered in Clearfield, Utah, designs and manufactures a wide range of extruded...
  • Diamon-Fusion International Inc. has partnered with IGE Glass Technologies Inc. to distribute DFI's new FuseCube protective coating technology, designed to reduce costs for protective coating applicators by up to 75 percent versus traditional application methods. Through the partnership, IGE will obtain exclusive rights to distribute the technology in the U.S. and Canada. "For...
  • Officials of RavenBrick announced that the company has installed its dynamic window system, RavenWindow, in a test bay of Building 41 of the Denver Federal Center, in Lakewood, Colo. The federal center is operated by the U.S. General Services Administration.The GSA selected RavenWindow, along with a competing electrochromic technology, from a pool of 98 funded projects incorporating...
  • Many in the commercial and residential window and door industry fear energy efficiency policy is outpacing the technology itself and that buyers, particularly in the commercial market, need more education on the subject.These were just two of the concerns raised at the Energy Efficiency Town Hall Forum held in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo Sept. 29-...
  • Scheuten Glas company has built a 10,000-square-meter hall in its plant in Venlo, close to the border between Germany and the Netherlands, to manufacture insulating glass, according to an April 14 Bystronic release.The initial concept for this plant was made in 2006. At the time, Scheuten already manufactured laminated glass, single-lite safety glass, enameled glass and coated glass in the...

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  • The National Glass Association, Vienna, Virginia, and the Glass Association of North America are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. The associations embarked on the combination quest in spring 2017 with the NGA and GANA memberships voting to approve the deal in less than a year. The newly combined association will be known as the National Glass Association; a...
  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have taken the next step to finalizing the combination, resulting in a new, larger, more financially sound association. Following unanimous approval by both boards of directors to combine the associations, the members now vote to ratify, according to a joint press release. 
  • Glass Magazine’s 2017 top headlines reflect an industry experiencing strong demand and market confidence, while facing capacity challenges made worse through supply disruptions. During the year, the North American industry witnessed unexpected production stoppages at three float glass lines throughout the year. Other main stories included business expansions, with announcements of major capital...