Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Deli China and JW SEZ Group formed a joint venture in a $200 million glass manufacturing facility to be located in Pakistan, as reported in The Express Tribune. The facility will produce export quality glass products. The two companies created Deli-JW Glassware Co. for the project.
  • NSG Group selected a location for its new glass production facility in the United States. The new plant will support the Group’s plan to expand production capacity of online transparent conductive oxide coated glass to respond to growing demand in the solar market, as announced in May 2018. Construction will begin in the spring of 2019, and it is expected the plant will be operational in the...
  • First jumbo glass will clad iconic Detroit building expansion  Guardian SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 HT coating on jumbo glass with temporary protective film.Guardian Glass is now producing jumbo coated glass in North America. The company recently completed all testing on its jumbo coater in Carleton, Michigan, and started coating its float glass with Guardian SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 HT coating...
  • On Oct. 2, Guardian Glass held a groundbreaking celebration for its new plant in Częstochowa, Poland. Announced last August, the plant will be located next to the company’s existing facility and produce float and coated glass. Janusz Michałek, president of the Katowice Special Economic Zone, and Krzysztof Matyjaszczyk, Częstochowa City mayor, attended the ceremony. “We are excited about the...
  • Shandong Paneu Glass Co., a float glass manufacturer located in Shandong, China, invested $6 million in jumbo size glass machines in 2018. The company’s tempering furnace for curved and flat glass can accommodate glass sizes up to 52.5 feet by 12 feet, and its laminated lines can process glass up to 52.5 feet in length. Paneu’s products include insulated glass units, laminated glass, tempered...
  • Xinyi Glass did not file an appeal on the council decision that rejected its application to start construction in Guelph-Eramosa Township, according to reporting by Global News. A notice on the township website states that “The Clerk did not receive a Notice of Appeal by the deadline of August 15, 2018.” Global News reporters confirmed with Xinyi representatives that the company decided not to...
  • Vitro Architectural Glass launched its new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition coater at its Wichita Falls, Texas, manufacturing plant. The coater allows the manufacturer to produce energy-efficient glass in sizes 112.5 percent larger than standard size lites, the company reports.“The trend in buildings today is large, expansive glass—with some panels over 12 feet tall—that is also energy...
  • Saint-Gobain sold its façade installing and glass replacing activities in the United Kingdom to an affiliate of CoBe Capital. The sale comes after Saint-Gobain’s strategic review of its British glass business, say officials. Trading under the Glassolutions name until the disposal, this business has delivered an annual turnover around $90 million and employs around 440 people. The rest of the...
  • Vitro Architectural Glass restarted Line 1 at its Carlisle, Pennsylvania, float facility. The line experienced a glass leak on Aug. 17, 2017, resulting in a complete cold repair of the line. The return of Line 1 marks the restoration of 640 short tons of production per day for Vitro. The line will initially focus on running the low-iron Starphire Ultra-Clear glass, while Line 2 will continue...
  • According to the Dayton Daily News, Fuyao Glass America is planning to build a new distribution center, in addition to its existing manufacturing plant, in Moraine, Ohio. Details of the new center have not yet been released, according to reporting. The auto glass manufacturer will also add warehousing space to its existing property, according to a Moraine city official.
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  • The National Glass Association named Paul Bush as the volunteer leader of the NGA Advocacy Committee. Bush, director, quality and technical services, Vitro Architectural Glass, also serves as chair on the National Fenestration Rating Council board of directors, and as first vice president of the Glass Materials Council at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.    “Paul is...
  • The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic initiatives to grow...
  • On Sept. 17, the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a list of approximately $200-billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs. The action comes at the direction of President Trump and will take effect on Sept. 24, beginning at 10 percent and increasing to 25 percent on Jan. 1, 2019. The list of more than 5,700 products includes float glass and...