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After 50+ Years, French Industry Consultant Savaëte Says Bonjour to his Retirement

Bernard Savaëte, industry consultant and founder of BJS.Différences, announced he has retired and closed his consulting business as of March 31, 2021. He has been a well-known speaker at many glass and glazing industry events, including Glass Performance Days, where … Continue reading

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Guardian to Add Laminated Glass Line at Hungary Plant

Guardian Glass is adding a new laminated glass production line at its Oroshaza, Hungary plant in response to a growing demand for laminated glass products in Europe. The new line will produce both standard and coated laminated glass, as well … Continue reading

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Study: World Flat Glass Demand to Rise 8.6 Percent Annually through Next Four Years

Through 2018, the architectural market is projected to remain the largest source of demand for flat glass, according to a forecast study by the Freedonia Group. However, the fastest growth will be seen in other markets, driven by rising manufacturing … Continue reading

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U-Values May be Superior in Europe, But as Experts Say, It’s Complicated

With glass performance for energy efficiency being comparable in the U.S. and Europe, window frames on this side of the Atlantic have been eyed as underperforming on the U-value front as compared to those in Europe. But the reason for—and … Continue reading

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