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First Quarter Proves “Strong” for Glaston

Glaston Corp., a developer of glass processing machinery and services, announced its net sales increased nearly 28 percent in the first quarter of 2015. According to the company, orders received from January to March totaled $28.2 (EUR 25.8) million, and its … Continue reading

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American Glass to Implement FeneVision ERP

Springfield, Mo.-based American Glass announced it will implement FeneVision ERP software to its operations. The company provides a range of glass products, and its services include custom fabrication and distribution. “We are thrilled to partner with FeneVision for our front … Continue reading

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Graham Completes Acquisition Plan with Continental Glass Systems

Graham Architectural Products (GAP), based in York, Pa., has completed an agreement with Hialeah, Fla.-based Continental Glass Systems LLC (CGS) “to acquire a significant equity and operating partner position in the business of CGS,” according to a release. GAP is … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Rolling with Industry Seminars

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Glass Expo Northeast ’15, a two-day architectural glass event in Hauppauge, N.Y., boasts 68 exhibitors for attendees to explore. But before the group was set free on the show floor, it got an industry education thanks to a series of … Continue reading

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Sisecam Group Increases Net Sales 15 Percent in 2014

Sisecam Group, a global manufacturer of glass, reported consolidated net sales of $2.57 billion (Turkish Lira 6.9 billion), up 15 percent compared to the previous year. The company recorded a net profit of $156.67 million (TL 420 million) and an EBITDA … Continue reading

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Sage’s Giron Nominated for European Inventor Award

Dr. Jean-Christophe Giron of Sage Electrochromics, a Saint-Gobain company, was nominated for the European Inventor Award 2015 for his research in the field of electrochromic glass. Launched by the European Patent Office in 2006, the award “pays tribute to the … Continue reading

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Sprinkler Proposal at I-Codes Voted Down

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The glass industry was successful this week in seeing the disapproval of two code change proposals that would have allowed the use of sprinklers in place of fire-rated glazing. Monday, proposals FS 1-15 and FS 2-15 at the I-Codes Committee … Continue reading

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PPG Reports 1-Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a … Continue reading

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Website of the Week: Aldora

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Offshore Systems in Focus at Top Glass

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Cost competitiveness has put the use of offshore curtainwall and glazing systems from Asia on the uptick in Canada in recent years. While that has raised pricing concerns from domestic suppliers, questions about potential quality control and delivery issues have also … Continue reading

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