Independent Glass, one of the largest independent toughened and laminated glass manufacturers and merchants in the UK, chose the FC500™ as its fifth Glaston furnace for use at its Quay Road site in Glasgow. Quality has been so good that the company is now capable of producing 2.8 mm toughened glass to ECER43 automotive standard and a thickness range of 2–12 mm heat-strengthened glass. full story»
KASTUS Kastus Antimicrobial Technologies - Patent pending visible light activated photo-catalytic antimicrobial coatings designed to eradicate antibiotic resistant superbugs
Announcements Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® Acquires C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. Aug-28-15 - Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL), North America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of custom hardware and glazing products to the glass and glazing industry.
Companies Sika opens fourth production site in Russia Aug-28-15 - Sika is continuing to increase its production capacity in Russia through new and expansion investments. In Volgograd, in southern Russia, a mortar factory and a plant to produce concrete admixtures are being opened.
Events Glass & Aluminum + WinDoorEx Saudi Arabia – the GULF's largest innovation marketplace Aug-28-15 - Following the next decade of multi-billion dollar investments in the GCC’s construction sector with the centralization of the top projects in Saudi Arabia, Glass & Aluminum + WinDoorEx Saudi Arabia 2016 plays a big role to open this promising market in front of the international leaders to meet the needs and expectations of the industry.