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Russia Hit with 200% Tariffs on Aluminum Imports

The White House announced a 200% tariff on all imports of Russian-made aluminum to strip Russia of international trade privileges. The aluminum tariffs are in addition to increased tariffs on 100 Russian metals, minerals and chemical products worth around $2.8 … Continue reading

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AGC Considers Leaving Russia

AGC Inc. is debating whether to transfer business out of Russia. Officials say exit discussions center around the company‚Äôs architectural and automotive glass business in the country. AGC already suspended investments in Russia in March 2022 due to its war … Continue reading

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The Looking Back Glass: Highlights From 2022

A new year is finally upon us. This past year brought various stories throughout the glass, glazing and fenestration industries, ranging from inflation to supply chain issues to the fight to reduce carbon emissions. The year also had its fair … Continue reading

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European Glass Industry Urges Immediate Action to Limit Energy Prices

As the energy crisis worsens in Europe, Glass Alliance Europe has urged the European Commission to provide immediate and impactful action to limit natural gas prices. Glass Alliance Europe and other European officials from energy-intensive industries penned a joint letter … Continue reading

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Guardian Glass Sells Plants in Russia

Guardian Glass has sold its business in Russia, which included two glass plants employing approximately 600 people. The purchaser is a private enterprise in the construction industry. Dave Robertson, president and COO of Koch Industries, parent company of Guardian Glass, … Continue reading

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