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PPG to Manufacture Starphire® Glass Using Oxy-Fuel Furnace in Fresno

PPG Industries will begin manufacturing Starphire ultra-clear glass using oxy-fuel furnace technology at its float glass plant in Fresno, Calif. The glass was formerly manufactured only at PPG’s central Pennsylvania plant. According to Patrick J. Kenny, PPG director of marketing, … Continue reading

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NSG Reports Increase in Architectural Glass Profit for Second Quarter of Fiscal-Year 2014

The NSG Group has released its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal-year 2014, with positive results for the architectural glass segment. The company reports that its architectural revenue for the quarter totaled $1.2 billion (U.S. dollars) (119.5 billion … Continue reading

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Pilkington Agrees to Pay $207,723 for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations at Lathrop, Calif., Float Plant

Pilkington North America Inc. has agreed to pay a settlement of $207,723 for alleged violations of hazardous waste laws at its float plant in Lathrop, Calif., according to California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). The payment includes $187,975 in … Continue reading

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AGC’s Brazil Plant Starts Production

AGC’s new plant in Brazil has started production. The plant is located in Guaratinguetá, São Paulo, Brazil, and is part of AGC Glass Brazil. Construction on the plant had begun in November 2011. The plant will fabricate architectural glass, mirrors … Continue reading

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Larry Herberholz Passes Away

Lawrence F. Herberholz, 76, of Bonita Springs, Fla., passed away Friday, February 15, 2013. “Larry had to have had more than 30 years in the glass industry. He was a regional manager for Ford glass division and for many years … Continue reading

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