Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • AGC Glass' new MSVD coater at its Greenland plant in Church Hill, Tennessee, is now fully operational and is producing glass for the residential and commercial markets.  “We’re ringing in 2019 by expanding the industry’s largest product offering and continuing our commitment to world-class service,” says Mike Antonucci, regional president for AGC Glass North America. “The new coater not...
  • Saint-Gobain will inaugurate its third float glass plant, located in Chennai, India, according to the New Indian Express. The factory complex, known as the World Glass Complex, hosts two float glass lines with a total production capacity of about 1,650 tons per day.
  • Fuyao North America Inc. will open a new processing center in Greenville County, South Carolina, according to a statement from Governor Henry McMaster's office. The company will invest $16.1 million in the new 182,000-square-foot processing center with light production capabilities, according the release. Fuyao’s new center could create 70 jobs in the region.  
  • Tecnoglass Inc. entered into a joint venture agreement with Saint-Gobain, through the planned purchase of a minority ownership interest in Vidrio Andino, a Colombia-based subsidiary of Saint-Gobain with annualized sales of approximately $100 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.  “We are excited to partner with Saint-Gobain and to develop one of...
  • According to reporting in the Windsor Star, Xinyi Glass Canada will consider a few locations for its planned $450-million float plant. The publication says that the company is looking at Stratford, London, Welland and Amherstburg, all in the province of Ontario, as potential new locations. Xinyi originally chose Guelph/Eramosa Township, Ontario, as the site for the new plant, but its application...
  • Saint-Gobain Group in Poland modernized its float glass production line at its facility in Dąbrowa Górnicza. The investment will increase Saint-Gobain Poland’s float glass production potential for the construction sector by 25 percent, say company officials. "I would like to express my pride that I am here today with you to participate in the inauguration of this remarkably modern line," said...
  • 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...
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  • Salem Distributing Co., headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has announced its acquisition of HHH Tempering Resources Inc., a glass industry technical team and fabrication machinery provider. Effective immediately, HHH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Salem.With this move, Salem substantially increases its foothold in the flat glass industry it serves as Salem Flat Glass & Mirror,...
  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, part of CRH’s Building Products Division, completed the divestment of Toronto-based Antamex International, OBE's fenestration subcontracting business, to New York City-based private investment company O3 Industries. “We are continuously evaluating our portfolio to align with our vision of being the leading supplier of glazing-focused interior and exterior products and...
  • 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...