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Sika AG to Meet with Investors over Saint-Gobain Deal

Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG has announced it will hold an investor meeting to discuss Saint-Gobain’s (SGO) move to seek a controlling interest in the company. Schenker Winkler Holding AG, which is owned by the Burkard family and holds … Continue reading

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Schenker Winkler Holding Looks to Remove Three Sika Board Members

Schenker Winkler Holding AG, which is owned by the family that controls Sika AG, has requested the Swiss specialty chemical company hold an extraordinary general meeting and proposes to remove Dr. Paul Hälg, Monika Ribar and Daniel Sauter as current … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Seeks Controlling Interest in Sika

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French conglomerate Saint-Gobain plans to acquire a controlling interest in Swiss chemical company Sika AG, which specializes in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector and automotive industry. However, … Continue reading

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Jodan Architectural to Represent Vetrotech in Florida

Fire-rated glazing and framing systems manufacturer Vetrotech Saint-Gobain added Jodan Architectural Concepts to its architectural representative team for the state of Florida. “Jodan’s connection with the Florida region will be a good fit for products like Vetrotech HI, the newest … Continue reading

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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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