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Koch Industries to Close Glass Plants in Russia

Koch Industries, the parent company of Guardian Glass, is calling for employees to shut down its two glass plants in Russia as a number of factors related to the invasion of Ukraine have made continued operations “untenable.” However, employee safety … Continue reading

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United States, EU Throw Weight Behind Sanctions

Financial sanctions have dealt a “pretty significant blow” to Russia, says Isabelle Icso, director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. More sanctions are likely on the way courtesy of the U.S. and the European … Continue reading

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Koch Responds: Here’s why it’s not Shutting Down its Russian Float Lines

Two weeks ago, Koch Industries president and COO Dave Robertson was criticized by a number of mainstream media outlets for stating the company was not shutting down its two Guardian Glass float lines in Russia. Robertson said, “While Guardian’s business … Continue reading

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Float Glass Companies Consider Options for Russian Facilities

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led many businesses to withdraw their operations from Russia. Companies in industries such as banking, entertainment, retail and travel have all withdrawn or suspended operations. The same can’t be said for all companies in … Continue reading

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Glass and Glazing Companies Make Big Decisions in Light of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

It has been almost two weeks since Russia first invaded Ukraine, creating stress on the global economy, sending prices on oil and energy to record highs and displacing more than 2 million Ukrainians, according to BBC. Glazing industry companies are … Continue reading

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