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Safety Glass – Are We Where We Need to Be?

Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman Chemical Co. asked attendees at the IGMA Winter Meeting to consider whether safety glazing standards were still up to par.

Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman Chemical Co. presented “Safety Glass: Does it Make the Cut?” during a lunch seminar at the 2014 Winter Meeting for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), being held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San … Continue reading

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Expert Says Questions Still Abound About Glass-Related Fatality Case

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There are still a lot of questions to be answered. One glass expert, though, thinks the widow of the retired Slippery Rock University professor who died this summer after tripping and falling head-first through a glass door at a Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Glass Experts Dispute Claim That Wired Glass Could Have Prevented School Shootings

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Diana San Diego says suggestions that wired glass could have saved lives at the sites of various school shootings across the country by stopping bullets in their tracks or preventing forced entry are “false and potentially dangerous.” San Diego, the … Continue reading

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Glass Door That Killed Retired Professor Called Unsafe

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The widow of the retired Slippery Rock University professor who died this summer after falling head-first through a glass door at a local Pennsylvania sandwich shop has filed a wrongful death suit on his behalf against the business. In court … Continue reading

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Glaston Releases Revised Strategy and Financial Targets

Glaston has updated its strategic guidelines and financial targets for the 2013 – 2016 period. The company’s goal is to deliver profitable growth through innovation and technology leadership in selected product groups, while at the same time ensuring the best … Continue reading

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Science Publication Looks at Make-Up of Bullet-Resistant Glass

I09,  a daily publication that covers science, science fiction and the future, recently published an article called: “Here’s How You Make Glass Bulletproof — On Only One Side.” The article takes a look at the physics of bullet-resistant glass.  

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