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Are You Prepared to Fail? GPD Presenter Says Failure is Good

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In Silicon Valley, the culture is to fail. With rapidly evolving technology and innovations, perhaps this is a mindset that the glass industry, too, should consider. “Let’s fail together,” suggested architect Kai-Uwe Bergman, partner with the firm BIG, today during … Continue reading




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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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Glaston’s Metsanen to Temporarily Transfer to Asia






Glaston Corp. announced its president and CEO Arto Metsänen will transfer to Asia for the next year and a half to promote the company’s growth in in the region—particularly in the areas surrounding China—as well as its development projects in … Continue reading




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Glaston Closes Machinery Deal with Cardinal






Glaston Corporation has closed a deal worth approximately EUR 3.4 million (approximately $4.3 million USD) with U.S.-based Cardinal Glass Industries for its tempering machines FC500 and double chamber FC1000. According to the company, the order is booked in Glaston’s fourth … Continue reading




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Glaston’s Third Quarter “Step in Right Direction”






Glaston Corp. reported its orders for the third quarter of 2014 totaled $43.5 million, bringing its 2014-through-September total to $114.2 million. According to the company, consolidated net sales from January-September totaled $106.8 million, and third-quarter net sales were $32.5 million. “The third quarter … Continue reading




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Glaston Acquires the Industrial Property Rights to Glassrobots Products






Glaston Corporation has acquired the industrial property rights to all Glassrobots Oy products. The deal, completed August 8, includes all related documentation of the Finnish glass processing machine manufacturer’s flat tempering and bending machines, as well as its automotive products … Continue reading




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Glaston Experiences ‘Significantly Better’ Second Quarter






Glaston recently released its interim report for January-June, adjusting its outlook from the January-March report. According to Glaston president and CEO Arto Metsänen, “the second quarter was significantly better than the first,” as the company saw signs of the market … Continue reading




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