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Kuraray to Sell Former DuPont European PVB Business

Kuraray Co. Ltd. has reached an agreement with GVC S.A. to sell the European PVB film business formerly owned by European subsidiaries of DuPont. The transaction, which includes a production facility in Uentrop, Germany and a research and development center … Continue reading

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New Glass Labyrinth in Kansas City a Real Piece of Work

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Creating a large piece of art takes a lot of coordination, particularly when it isn’t technically being “built” by the artist. It takes even more coordination when the art includes 53 large glass panels and a structure weighing more than … Continue reading

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Kuraray Acquires DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions

Japanese chemical manufacturer Kuraray announced it acquired DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls (GLS/Vinyls), a segment of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers. The $543-million acquisition allows Kuraray to expand its technical and operational strength in the areas of technology, R&D, manufacturing and … Continue reading

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DuPont Sustainable Solutions Launches New Operational Excellence Offering

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has launched a new “operational excellence offering” that it says helps companies across a wide range of industries improve financial performance by increasing productivity and asset uptime, while also improving quality, human safety and environmental footprint. … Continue reading

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Kuraray to Acquire DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls

DuPont and Kuraray today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for DuPont to sell its Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls (GLS/Vinyls), a part of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, to Kuraray for $543 million (U.S. dollars), plus the value of … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Vet John W. Turnbull Passes Away

The passing of glass industry veteran John Turnbull was recently announced. Turnbull, who spent a number of years with Dupont and was involved in the development of a number of industry standards, passed away in July at the age 72. … Continue reading

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Glazing Helps Protect Our National Treasures

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For many in the glass industry, the movie “National Treasure” is a favorite to watch—not for the thrill and excitement and mystery, but watching Nicholas Cage hold the bullet-resistant-glass- encased Declaration of Independence. The movie’s debut in 2004 came only … Continue reading

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Industry Companies Named to Fortune Magazine’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

PPG Industries, DuPont, Bayer and Dow are a few of the industry-related companies that were recently named to Fortune magazine’s 2013 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. In the chemicals category the rankings included: 1. BASF; 2. DuPont; 3. Bayer; … Continue reading

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