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IGMA Members Discuss Future of IG and Gas Fills

Thursday afternoon during the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s (IGMA) Winter Meeting, attendees were invited to participate in a “Glass Performance for Energy-Efficient Fenestration” panel. Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services and IGMA technical consultant moderated the panel that included David … Continue reading

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Former NFL Quarterback to Keynote BEC Conference; Hotel Deadline Approaches

Ron Jaworski, a former NFL quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst, will address this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America (GANA). Jaworksi will share his experiences on innovative change. Following his playing career, … Continue reading

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Intermolecular® and Guardian Industries Expand Licensing Agreement

San Jose, Calif.-based Intermolecular Inc. and Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Guardian Industries have expanding and extending their collaborative development program and strategic IP licensing agreement. The contract extension provides for an immediate increase in resources to be deployed at Intermolecular by … Continue reading

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Guardian Names New President of Global Flat Glass

Kevin Baird

Kevin Baird has been named president of the Global Flat Glass Group for Guardian Industries Corp., and will assume full P&L responsibility of this business. Baird replaces Scott Thomsen, who has resigned for health reasons. Most recently, Baird has been … Continue reading

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Dubai Investments Announces Energy-Generating Solar Glass

The largest investment company listed in the Dubai Financial Market says it has produced what it calls the world’s first energy-generating solar glass. Dubai Investments PJSC says its newest subsidiary, Emirates Insolaire, has developed a concept that will “revolutionize glass technology … Continue reading

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PPG Issues Price Increase

PPG Flat Glass has announced a price increase on its primary glass products, effective December 2. The company attributes the increase to “material, operating and distribution costs despite continuing implementation of productivity improvements and cost mitigation efforts.” “To provide sufficient … Continue reading

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Guardian and the University of Michigan Present “The Benefits of Glass” Daylighting Analysis

The use of glass as a building material positively impacts learning, healing, productivity and well-being, according to a white paper published by Guardian Industries and the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The findings highlight the … Continue reading

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Guardian Opens its Second Float Glass Plant in Russia

Guardian Industries celebrates its newest float glass plant with today’s grand opening ceremony for customers and friends of Guardian Steklo Rostov. The plant is located in the Krasny Sulin district of Rostov, Russia, an area close to Sochi, home of … Continue reading

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Guardian Names Rick Zoulek VP of North American Flat Glass

Guardian Industries has named Rick Zoulek as vice president for North American flat glass operations. According to the announcement, Zoulek will oversee all aspects of the North American flat glass business and position the company for continued long-term profitable growth. … Continue reading

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Emergency Training Program at Guardian Saves Glenn Caldwell’s Life

Glenn Caldwell and PEO Team members at the plant

Theirs had been a camaraderie based on years of working together, shared personal experiences and mutual respect and admiration. But it’s safe to say that the bond between Guardian Industries glass packer Glenn Caldwell and his colleagues at the plant … Continue reading

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