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Lure of Texas Drawing New People and Business

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They like to do everything big in Texas, and business growth is no exception. The Lone Star State has enjoyed an economic boom as of late, fueled by a large influx of both people and businesses attracted to the state’s … Continue reading

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Gimav Report Shows Positive Signs of Growth For European Glass Industry

The European Union was once again the top purchaser of Italian glass processing machines, accessories and special products in 2012, according to an encouraging industry report recently published by Gimav – the Italian Association of suppliers of machines and accessories … Continue reading

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U.S. Demand for High-Performance Flat Glass to Exceed $9 Billion in 2017

U.S. demand for high-performance flat glass products is forecast to rise 4.4 percent per year to 910 million square feet in 2017, valued at nearly $9.2 billion, according to a report released yesterday by the Freedonia Group. This will represent … Continue reading

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Flat Glass Prices Edge Up, According to Latest Producer Price Index Report

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Flat glass prices saw a slight increase—just 0.3 percent—from January to February, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department. The index was listed at 116.1 for February, compared with 115.7 for January. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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McGarry to Lead PPG’s Flat Glass Business

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PPG Industries has appointed Michael H. McGarry, executive vice president, to lead the company’s flat glass businesses and its architectural coatings businesses in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. McGarry previously oversaw the company’s automotive refinish and … Continue reading

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