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Xinyi Glass Holdings to Open New Float Plant in Canada

Xinyi Glass Holdings plans to invest $450 million into a large float glass plant to be located in Ontario, Canada. It will be the company’s first North American manufacturing facility, and Canada’s first operating float glass plant since Owen Sound’s … Continue reading

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AGC Glass French Furnace to Resume Production

AGC Glass Europe is re-starting its furnace for float glass production in Boussois, Northern France, in April 2017. The furnace was shut down in 2013 due to the economic crisis in Europe. According to the company, the re-entry into service … Continue reading

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Guardian Industries Corp. Approves DeWitt, Iowa, Plant Project

Guardian Industries’ board of directors has approved a major capital project to repair the float glass furnace and expand glass production at its DeWitt, Iowa, plant, pending approval of state and local incentives. The proposed project, expected to begin in … Continue reading

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PPG to Manufacture Starphire® Glass Using Oxy-Fuel Furnace in Fresno

PPG Industries will begin manufacturing Starphire ultra-clear glass using oxy-fuel furnace technology at its float glass plant in Fresno, Calif. The glass was formerly manufactured only at PPG’s central Pennsylvania plant. According to Patrick J. Kenny, PPG director of marketing, … Continue reading

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NSG Reports Increase in Architectural Glass Profit for Second Quarter of Fiscal-Year 2014

The NSG Group has released its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal-year 2014, with positive results for the architectural glass segment. The company reports that its architectural revenue for the quarter totaled $1.2 billion (U.S. dollars) (119.5 billion … Continue reading

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