A new report has confirmed that the World Health Organization has warned that a post-antibiotic era, where basic healthcare becomes far more dangerous due to risk of infection during routine operations, could arrive this century unless something drastic is done. full story»
KASTUS Kastus Antimicrobial Technologies - Patent pending visible light activated photo-catalytic antimicrobial coatings designed to eradicate antibiotic resistant superbugs
GLASS WORLD 2015 The African and the MENA region’s leading show for glass industry opens its doors from 21-23 April.
Announcements Dino Zandonella Necca is the new President of Vitrum Apr-27-15 - On Monday, April 20th, Dino Zandonella Necca took the reins as President of Vitrum, the international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass and in glass and processed products for industry, scheduled to take place in Milan from October 6th to 9th, 2015.
Companies European Industruy First for Wicona for Sustainable Façade Systems Apr-27-15 - Wicona has become the first aluminium façade systems supplier in Europe to use recycled polyamide for thermal breaks. This innovative development is part of Wicona’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and to reducing the impact of its products on the environment.
Companies 350 reasons to believe in the future Apr-27-15 - While many of the technological updates we hear about today come from companies that have only been around for a few decades, something sensational is coming from Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building materials companies.
Market & Trends The EU Circular Economy: To Infinity and Beyond Apr-27-15 - A study commissioned earlier this year by The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) found that Europe's glass packaging industry is one of the most valuable contributors to the continent's social, environmental and economic prosperity.
Companies Viracon Announces Profit Sharing for Fiscal Year 2015 Apr-27-15 - Strong 2015 Performance Pays off for Viracon Employees - Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, announces its employee profit sharing payouts for Fiscal Year 2015, ending March 31, 2015.