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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

J.E. Berkowitz provided glass used in the Liberty Bell Pavilion

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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