More articles by Jenna Reed

European Court: “Not Enough Evidence” to Fine Soliver Over Alleged Glass Cartel Involvement

The European General Court has allowed Soliver NV—a relatively small glass manufacturer active in automotive glass, as well as other areas—to avoid an almost $5.5 million USD (€4.4 million Euros) fine by ruling that the European Commission did not provide … Continue reading

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Central Glass Group to Expand Carlex Business by Purchasing Two Guardian Subsidiaries

Central Glass Co. Ltd., a parent company of Carlex Glass Co., has resolved to conclude a share transfer agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of two subsidiaries of Guardian Industries Corp.—Guardian Automotive Products, Inc. (GAPI), headquartered in Sterling … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Credits Auto Glass Demand for Bolstering Flat Glass Recovery

Saint-Gobain reports that its flat glass division sales are up 4.5 percent “like-for-like” (constant exchange rates and group structure) for the first quarter, “driven by brisk automotive markets in all regions,” according to company officials. The Flat Glass division reported … Continue reading

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Tax Time: Is Your Company Ready?

Hopefully, you’ve already filed your company’s taxes, but if not, Dominique Molina of CertifiedTaxCoach.com said some businesses are saving “a few thousand dollars each year in deductions, and in some cases, they save millions.” What can you do to trim … Continue reading

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European General Court Reduces Saint-Gobain Fine for Antitrust Violations

The General Court of the European Union has reduced the fine imposed on Saint-Gobain for illegal market sharing and exchange of commercially sensitive information regarding deliveries of automotive glass in the European Economic Area (EEA) from $1.2 billion in U.S. … Continue reading

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NFRC Board Votes on Various Items Today

NFRC CEO Jim Benney.

The board of directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met today at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., and voted to approve several items from the Certification, Technical and Ratings Committees. The board also received an update on … Continue reading

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NFRC Spring Meeting Kicks Off with Welcome, Educational Presentations

Members of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) are gathered at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., this week for three days of back-to-back educational and committee meetings. The event began yesterday with a warm welcome from incoming NFRC chairman … Continue reading

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Energy Secretary: 2013 a “Banner Year” for Solar

At a luncheon at the U.S. Press Club in Washington, D.C., this week, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz said the country has more than doubled the amount of wind and solar electricity over the last five years … Continue reading

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Dwyer-Owens Is Stepping Down as CEO of The Dwyer Group

Dina Dwyer-Owens is leaving her role as CEO of The Dwyer Group, parent company to Glass Doctor. It is a position she’s held for 15 years. Mike Bidwell, president and chief operating officer, is moving into the CEO position, effective … Continue reading

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Judge Issues New Decisions in Alleged Patent Infringement Lawsuit

A judge for the U.S. District Court of Oregon has granted GlasWeld’s motions to strike several of Mike Boyle and Christopher Boyle’s affirmative defenses in the alleged patent infringement case and ordered that Christopher Boyle’s answer to the complaint and … Continue reading

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