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European Court: “Not Enough Evidence” to Fine Soliver Over Alleged Glass Cartel Involvement

The European General Court has allowed Soliver NV—a relatively small glass manufacturer active in automotive glass, as well as other areas—to avoid an almost $5.5 million USD (€4.4 million Euros) fine by ruling that the European Commission did not provide … Continue reading

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GlassCon Debuts with Transatlantic Debate Covering Global Glass Innovation

Graham Dodd of Arup took part in today's Glasscon Global Transatlantic Debate.

“Some of the greatest minds in our industry are in attendance at this conference.” Those were the words of Ed Zaucha, chair of the inaugural GlassCon Global Conference, which opened today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Approximately 350 … Continue reading

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Mall of America Expansion to Utilize SageGlass

Saint-Gobain announced SageGlass will be included in expansion plans for the Mall of America in Minneapolis, which are expected to be completed by next summer. The new entrance to the mall features a 3,500-square-foot rotunda skylight comprised of more than … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Building Presence in Better Plants Initiative

Better Plants Overview for GMIC Webinar

Under the Better Buildings Initiative, the Department of Energy seeks to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and industrial buildings by 20 percent by 2020. A key component of that initiative is Better Plants, which the DOE’s Andre de Fontaine discussed … Continue reading

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Kimmel Center Renovation Wins Construction Excellence Award

The recent transformation of the Dorrace H. Hamilton Garden Terrace at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, which features Saint-Gobain’s SageGlass, recently garnered an Outstanding Achievement Award at the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) 16th Annual Construction Excellence Awards in the category of Best … Continue reading

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Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Names New Distributor in Texas

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain announced it has formed a new partnership with Complete Line Glass Wholesalers Inc. Complete Line Glass, which has facilities in San Antonio, Houston and Grand Prairie, is now UL certified to cut, label and distribute the Keralite Select … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Credits Auto Glass Demand for Bolstering Flat Glass Recovery

Saint-Gobain reports that its flat glass division sales are up 4.5 percent “like-for-like” (constant exchange rates and group structure) for the first quarter, “driven by brisk automotive markets in all regions,” according to company officials. The Flat Glass division reported … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain to Construct New North American Headquarters in Pennsylvania

Global building materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain signed a long-term lease on a 65-acre campus in Malvem, Pa., where it will build a new headquarters in preparation for expansion in North America. The new headquarters will serve both Saint-Gobain and its North … Continue reading

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European General Court Reduces Saint-Gobain Fine for Antitrust Violations

The General Court of the European Union has reduced the fine imposed on Saint-Gobain for illegal market sharing and exchange of commercially sensitive information regarding deliveries of automotive glass in the European Economic Area (EEA) from $1.2 billion in U.S. … Continue reading

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Sage Awarded 300th Patent for Electrochromic Dynamic Glass

Sage recently was granted its 300th patent for SageGlass® dynamic glazing technology. In its latest round of patent filings, Sage had 18 new patents issued in the United States and Europe. The patents cover a range of product and process … Continue reading

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