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IGE Glass Technologies Partners with Schirmer Maschinen

IGE Glass Technologies, a provider of glass fabrication machinery, service and supplies, announced that it signed a distribution agreement with Schirmer Maschinen, a provider of automated profile processing centers. IGE says that it will now distribute the Schirmer product line, … Continue reading

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New Furnaces Could be the Start of Something Big for Press Glass

The first half of 2022 brought some big changes for Press Glass’ U.S. operations, based in Ridgeway, Va. Gregg Vanier, director of operations, started less than a month ago but is already thinking about major plans for the company. Two … Continue reading

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Congressional Budget Office Points to Possible Fallouts from Increased Minimum Wage

As the administration presses for raising the federal minimum wage, a nonpartisan analysis issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) examines how the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 would impact facets of the national budget. The same report delves … Continue reading

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Robots Could Soon Be Our Co-Workers

Robots are being widely used in many industries today, including the manufacture of glass and glazing products — and many more are coming. In fact, a new study shows that 79 percent of top executives expect their employees to be … Continue reading

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Exhibitors Focus on Equipment and Machinery at GlassBuild

This year’s GlassBuild America has kept many exhibitors busy, particularly those on the equipment and machinery side. A number of companies introduced or highlighted some of their newest innovations. Bohle, for example, said at this year’s show they are primarily … Continue reading

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