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Bavelloni SpA to Open New Facility in September

Bavelloni SpA has announced that in September it will begin operating from its new headquarters in Lentate sul Seveso in Monza e Brianza province in Italy. The new facility will house the company’s production divisions and offices. “We decided to … Continue reading

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Case into Alleged Theft of PPG Trade Secrets Continues Despite Suicide of Key Player

Though Thomas Rukavina, a former PPG Industries chemist accused in federal court in Pittsburgh with theft of trade secrets has committed suicide, the case into the matter continues, according to U.S. Attorney David Hickton. “U.S. Attorney David Hickton in Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Utah Glass Art Project Telling Big Story in Big Way

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An ongoing project at Utah Valley University seeks to provide “the most attention grabbing summary of the history of knowledge and the history of the world that has ever been created.” Glass is helping it achieve that goal. Utah-based glass … Continue reading

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Aldora Hires Burgess in Florida, Upgrades Charleston Equipment

Aldora Aluminum and Glass Products hired Don Burgess as a sales representative in the Orlando area and eastern Florida. Burgess, previously an owner of a glass shop, brings more than 40 years of experience in the glass and glazing industry, … Continue reading

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MyGlassTruck.com Approaching $34K in “Nice Rack” Campaign

Demountable Concepts and MyGlassTruck.com has raised nearly $34,000 to date for breast cancer research through its “Nice Rack” campaign. For every glass rack it sells, MyGlassTruck.com makes a donation benefiting the Central and South Jersey Affiliates of Susan G. Komen … Continue reading

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FlachGlas Opts for Bystronic’s B’Jumbo Line

FlachGlas Wernberg GmbH has installed Bystronic glass’ B’Jumbo insulating glass line at its Neuhausen-Hamberg, Germany-based facility. The line enables FlachGlas to produce jumbo glazing with a dimension of 3,210 by 6,000 millimeters “faster and with an even better quality,” according to … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Seal the Deal

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, PPG Place is getting sealed up. … Continue reading

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EU Commission Approves Saint-Gobain’s Bid to Acquire SIKA

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The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Swiss specialty chemical company SIKA AG by French conglomerate Saint-Gobain.  “The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would not raise competition concerns because the combined market shares of the parties are … Continue reading

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BLOG: Marketing Communications Strategy Question No. 2

“Do you, on a regular basis, re-evaluate your marketing communications strategy and goals?” — Vladimir Seizovic (guest blogging for Richard Voreis) CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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BLOG: Open Door Policy

“If you want to start an open door policy that will get you results, try this. At first, you would want to start once a week or once a month, depending how many employees you have working for you. During … Continue reading

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