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25 years of experience with Glaston: Independent Glass reaches larger projects with Glaston FC500™
25 years of experience with Glaston: Independent Glass reaches larger projects with Glaston FC500™ 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 Antimicrobial Technologies - Patent pending visible light activated photo-catalytic antimicrobial coatings designed to eradicate antibiotic resistant superbugs

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Latest news
Oldcastle 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.

Reducing Reducing Energy Consumption to Improve the Quality of Life
Aug-28-15 -  “The Limitations on Unit Energy Consumption of Tempered Glass for Architecture (Local standards in Shanghai)” went effect in 2012.

Glass Glass LLC Coating Division wins orders worth AED 280 million during the first half of 2015
Aug-28-15 -  Glass LLC, the first glass holding company in the Middle East and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC [DI], has announced that its coating lines, comprising subsidiaries Emirates Glass LLC [EL] and Saudi American Glass [SAG], have won projects exceeding AED 280 million in the first six months of 2015.

Quanex Quanex Successful in Patent and Antitrust Suits against ATN Holdings
Aug-28-15 -  On November 6, 2014, a subsidiary of Quanex Building Products filed a lawsuit against ATN Holdings of California for infringement of five patents related to spacer and sealant assemblies, specifically its Quanex Duraseal® product line.

Sika 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.


Glass 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.

Saint-Gobain Saint-Gobain Glass MASTERGLASS brings style to obscured glass in commercial applications
Aug-28-15 -  MASTERGLASS from Saint-Gobain Glass is a contemporary range of six design glasses with geometric patterns for applications that may be subject to the rigours of higher commercial personnel traffic such as hotels and offices, but in which sophisticated design remains a powerful prerequisite.

Onyx Onyx Solar in the VII International Congress of Architectural Envelops
Aug-28-15 -  Onyx Solar presented the project “The Autonomous Office” during this congress, which has been financed by the European Commission through the LIFE program.

Munich Munich Seminar "Testing & Fracture Diagnosis" now closed to registrations
Aug-28-15 -  The Testing & Fracture Diagnosis Training Seminar in Munich, Germany has been filled and is now closed to registrations.

Announcing Announcing The 2016 Glass Art Society Conference in Corning, New York
Aug-28-15 -  The Glass Art Society and Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will partner together once again to present the 45th Annual GAS Conference in 2016. Corning, NY, has been the host city for six previous conferences.


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