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IGMS - High sophisticated used machines for the insulating glass & glass cutting branch
IGMS - High sophisticated used machines for the insulating glass & glass cutting branch If you cannot or do not want to invest in an expensive new machine of this kind then consider the extensive range offered by IGMS – the perfect addition to a new or existing DGU line! Fast delivery and installation are guaranteed! We have several gas filling presses and sealing robots as well as complete DGU lines for different production sizes in stock – please contact us for more information! Some of the machines available have already been refurbished, others can be refurbished to the customer‘s specific requirements before delivery. full story  »

Kastus Antimicrobial Technologies - Patent pending visible light activated photo-catalytic antimicrobial coatings designed to eradicate antibiotic resistant superbugs

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SEFAR® Architecture VISION fabric — play of colours in 6200 glass panels
Sefar’s sophisticated facade solution can do many things, such as a changing the colouring of the facade as the sun crosses the sky, providing protection from the sun’s glare — and providing privacy in the workplace by inhibiting the view inwards while allowing an unrestricted outward view.

Upcoming events
Glassman Europe
Lyon, France
7-8 May 2015

Miami, FL, USA
17-21 May 2015

Casablanca Glass Expo
Casablanca, Morocco
20-23 May 2015

Latest news
Flexibility, Flexibility, Professionalism, Pragmatism and Friendliness
May-05-15 -  Stephan Meindl, Graduate Engineer (University of Applied Sciences), the new Executive Chairman of HORN Glass Industries AG, describes the developments in the glass industry and in which ways HORN will react after the former executive chairman, Mr Maximilian Sollfrank, was bidden farewell in December 2014, his successor, Mr Stephan Meindl, took up his activities at full speed.

Glass Glass Toughening Plant Coming Soon
May-05-15 -  Last August CN Glass moved from two small factory workshops in Chipping Norton and Banbury into a single and much larger refurbished premises providing us with the opportunity to expand and improve our complete glass and glazing services to customers both domestic and commercial.

Making Making Glass Better 3
May-05-15 -  Roadmap on Functional Glasses R&D launched at GOMD/DGG meeting - For most mobile phone owners, a flat battery and no charger is a fate worse than death. Society expects both information and energy on tap.

ZAO ZAO “Saint Gobain Kavminsteklo” reports increase in sales
May-05-15 -  ZAO “Saint Gobain Kavminsteklo” released to the public the results of the 1Q 2015. It reports 26% increase in sales to 1Q 2014.

Interesting Facts
Bending Bending as a key factor in windshield manufacturing
May-05-15 -  Juha Karisola - Windshield bending technologies have developed since the first commercial pieces of glass were bent at the end of the 1940s. The simple one-directional bending method didn’t require much from technology.


Abrisa Abrisa Technologies to Exhibit at SID 2015 in San Jose, California
May-05-15 -  Abrisa Technologies a global leader in thin film optical coatings, custom glass fabrication, and specialty flat glass optics will be participating in Display Week 2015; an international symposium, seminar and exhibition to be held at the San Jose Convention Center.

D.A. D.A. Glass America begins OcuMatte production
May-05-15 -  Acid-etched glass is now being produced at the new D.A. Glass America plant in Calumet, MI and the first sale has been completed. Since construction started on the facility in November, 2013, the company has been working tirelessly to begin production of OcuMatte, its acid-etched product.

Lucideon Lucideon Revised Guide: Toxic Metal Release from Ceramic and Glass Tableware in Contact with Food
May-05-15 -  Lucideon, the international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, has published a revised edition of its worldwide regulations and standards guide for the safe use of ceramic and glass tableware in contact with food.

Wall Wall Colmonoy at Glassman Europe – May 6-7, Stand #C04
May-05-15 -  Wall Colmonoy will be exhibiting at Glassman Europe Stand #C04 in Lyon, France, where we will be promoting our latest Surfacing Alloys, Equipment, and Precision Components for the glass container industry.

Saint-Gobain Saint-Gobain introduces COOL-LITE SKN 176 II 4mm for commercial/domestic market
May-05-15 -  Saint-Gobain is continuing to evolve its industry-leading 70-37 combination SGG COOL-LITE SKN 176 II with the addition of a 4mm option within the product range; primarily designed for the commercial and high-end domestic markets.


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