High-performance functional glazing has a significant impact on the energy efficiency of buildings and their level of usability or life quality. Experts agree that increased demands will lead to improved functionality of the glass products used in facades. Gleaming glass facades have become a key element of today's cityscapes in most of the world. With their smooth surfaces and coordinated designs, these glass claddings are a symbol of modernity and architectural elegance. full story»
Events Edgetech continues Triple Glazing Question at FIT Show Apr-23-14 - Following the phenomenal success of The Triple Glazing Question at the Ricoh Arena in April hosted by Edgetech UK, a Quanex company, the discussion around the hot topic of triple glazing for 2014 is set to continue at the FIT Show.
Companies GS acquires F.I.C. (UK) Limited Apr-23-14 - Glass Service, Inc. Vsetin, Czech Republic has acquired F.I.C. (UK) Limited, based in Penzance, UK from its previous owner CNUD EFCO International NV/SA effective from January 2014.
Interesting Facts Shadow Conditions That Increase the Amount of Thermal Stress on Glass Apr-23-14 - In the June 2013 publication of Glass Canada, Margaret Webb, Executive Director of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), gave an overview of a technical services bulletin developed by IGMA to assist the industry in providing a proper technical understanding for thermal stress.
Announcements Talks between CCS & ACerS Apr-23-14 - On 15th April, Peng Shou, president of ICG and vice chairman of The Chinese Ceramic Society (CCS), met delegation of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) in Shanghai together with Xu Yongmo, general director of CCS, Jin Zhanping, general secretary of CCS, and Tan Fu, vice general secretary of CCS.