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‘Game-Changing’ Merger Shifts Dow Corning Ownership

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The $130 billion mega-merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont instantly establishes a major player in the building-products industry. The deal should close in the second half of 2016. When it does, it will create a huge company, DowDuPont, with global holdings that span chemicals, materials, agriculture, electronics … Continue reading

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Dow Scientists Edit ASTM Durability Papers

Two Dow Corning industry scientists, Larry Carbary and Andreas T. Wolf, edited ASTM International’s technical papers collection “Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives.” The compilation contains 17 peer-reviewed technical articles from a range of industry experts, including facade … Continue reading

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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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Watch the May Newscast for a Look Back at AIA 2015

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In this month’s newscast from the AIA National Convention we’re taking a close look at products like fire-rated glass, as well as components that go into the completed system. We also talked to exhibitors and attendees to learn just how … Continue reading

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USGlass Readers’ Choice Awards

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This special section highlights products from USGlass magazine’s Annual Readers Choice Awards, which are selected by you: our readers. The results stem from a survey that included all of the products from the USGlass Showcase section, Annual New Products Guide, … Continue reading

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Dow Corning Introduces New Structural Glazing Sealant

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Dow Corning Corp. describes its structural silicone sealant as a high-performance solution to glazing challenges. According to the company, the new Dow Corning121 structural glazing sealant is easy-to-use and fast-curing with the potential to simplify installation and reduce repair time. … Continue reading

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Dow Corning Collaborates With Chinese Authorities to Crack Down On Counterfeiting

Since last November, government authorities across China have made a string of arrests in a counterfeiting crackdown, and in their largest case, law enforcement broke up a ring selling fake Dow Corning silicone sealants across six provinces and one city, … Continue reading

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Dow Corning, JE Berkowitz Form Manufacturing Agreement

From left to right: Bob Price (JEB), Paul Wisniewski (Dow Corning), Mike Nicklas (JEB) and Charlie Zimmer (Dow Corning) announced a manufacturing agreement during GlassCon Global.

One of the themes throughout the GlassCon Global conference has been finding opportunities for building innovation, design and development. Two companies here are working toward just that. Dow Corning Corp. and JE Berkowitz LP announced an agreement under which JE … Continue reading

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View the June Newscast for News from AIA

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In USGlass magazine’s June newscast, look for the latest video interviews from the American Institute of Architects convention taking place this week in Chicago. Continue reading

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Glass Industry Stays on Top of Building Enclosure Commissioning

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Building enclosure commissioning seems to be moving swiftly along the growth curve, suggesting the glass industry should pay attention. According to John Runkle, vice president for building sciences at Architectural Testing Inc., his firm has now commissioned between 60 and … Continue reading

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