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Day Two at glasstec

While machinery is a big part of glasstec, so is the glass. Today we checked in with several glass companies and suppliers to learn about how global architectural trends are driving changes and developments. Youtube Link

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BEC Goes Industry-Wide

Attendees of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference were treated to a wide variety of industry-focused presentations Tuesday at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Julia Schimmelpenningh of Eastman followed Stanley Yee’s (Dow Corning) GANA … Continue reading

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GlassCon Brings Attention to Laminated Glass, Codes and Railings

Recent changes in building codes, particularly to the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), are driving increased interest in and use of laminated glass in railings and balustrades. That was one discussion last week during GlassCon Global 2016 at the Renaissance … Continue reading

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Eastman to Shutter Southwall Insulating Glass

Come September, Southwall Insulating Glass of Chicago, an Eastman Chemical Co. subsidiary, will no longer be in the insulating glass (IG) business. That site mainly manufactures one product – Heat Mirror Insulating Glass, which the company says “provides performance beyond triple-pane … Continue reading

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Eastman Completes Acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating

As of today, Eastman has added another window film brand to its existing lines with the completed acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc., manufacturer of SunTek Window Films. “This acquisition will help us better serve the broad and diverse … Continue reading

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