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Glaston to Publish Interim Report in August

Glaston Corp. is set to publish its January-June 2015 interim report on August 6, the company announced. The company will also hold an analysis and press conference on the same day from its Helsinki office. The report, which will be … Continue reading

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Karl-Heinz Spiess of Kuraray Passes Away

After a brief serious illness, Kuraray’s Karl-Heinz Spiess has passed away at 67. Spiess died close to his former place of work in Troisdorf, Gemany, near Cologne. “Spiess was responsible for the fortunes of the Trosifol brand from 1992 and … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Tell Congress How to Achieve Efficiency

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Sustainable building leaders had their chance to lobby for energy efficiency improvements and offered their takes on how to get there at a recent industry expo on Capitol Hill. Kiere DeGrandchamp, president of Gettysburg, Pa.-based High Performance Homes and one … Continue reading

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USGlass Magazine Named National ASBPE Award Winner

USGlass magazine was recognized with a national bronze award in the best “how-to” editorial category for “Five Things to Do to Ensure a Successful Fire-Rated Glazing Installation” by editor Ellen Rogers. The award was given by the American Society of Business … Continue reading

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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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