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Karl-Heinz Spiess of Kuraray Passes Away

After a brief serious illness, Kuraray’s Karl-Heinz Spiess has passed away at 67. Spiess died close to his former place of work in Troisdorf, Gemany, near Cologne. “Spiess was responsible for the fortunes of the Trosifol brand from 1992 and … Continue reading

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GPD Focuses on Performance and Innovation

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In today’s GPD video we’re taking a look at several big discussion topics. These include tornado glazing as well as design elements for creating energy-efficient, high-performance facades. Watch the video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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Energy and Aesthetics: Key Focus Areas for AIA Exhibitors

Architects continue to be interested in energy performance and aesthetics. And for many exhibitors at the 2015 American Institute of Architects National Convention (AIA), the focus is on providing glazing solutions and options to meet those demands. The show is … Continue reading

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Top Glass Closes Out with Big Talk

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Go big or go home? How about go big, then go home. Attendees of Wednesday’s Top Glass Conference and Exhibits 2015 were treated to a closing seminar by Louis Moreau of Architectural Glass of North America (AGNORA), who spoke about … Continue reading

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Exhibitors Take a Global Look at Glass Designs

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Today was all about the many possibilities in architectural glass. Watch the video below and learn more about the trends companies are seeing around the world. 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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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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Kuraray Expands in Texas

Kuraray is scheduled to break ground tomorrow on a new plant in La Porte, Texas. The plant will manufacture Poval resins. “Kuraray felt this was an ideal place to establish a beachhead for further expansions,” says George Avdey, president and … Continue reading

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