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The Irish company Kastus announced a €1.5m investment led by the Atlantic Bridge University Fund.
The survey of 100 senior architects and building specifiers from across the UK reveals the industry is divided on its view of the long-term impact of the EU Referendum result.
Şişecam has acquired all assets of Italy-based flat-glass manufacturer Sangalli for EUR 84.7 million.
With an offer of 90M euros, Sisecam won against Guardian
According to the new report published by Zion Market Research, global building insulation market was valued at around USD 22.63 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach approximately USD 27.74 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of slightly above 3.45% between 2017 and 2022.
The Central Government calls for the revitalization of the real economy in 2017, explicitly requiring enterprises to remain committed to prioritizing quality improvement and core competitiveness while pursuing innovation driven development, expanding the supply of high quality products and services.
Colombia Glass – the first event exclusively dedicated to the glass industry ever organized in Colombia – will be held on 24 and 25 October in Bogotá.
AGC Glass Europe’s Sustainability Report covers the environmental achievements of the company, operating with 2 divisions (Building & Industrial Glass Division and Automotive Division).
With more and more developers in the region opting for green construction materials for their Expo 2020 projects, the use of glass as a prominent building material is becoming popular, said experts ahead of Gulf Glass expo in Dubai, UAE.
Gimav publishes the new annual industry report “The Italian industry of glass processing machinery, systems, accessories and special products in 2016”
One company which has been supplying glass to the auto industry for more than 80 years, and which is a leading automotive glazing innovator is Saint-Gobain Sekurit.
Intersolar Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, is now open.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released the AAMA 2016/2017 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast.
This release is a summary of Glaston Corporation's Interim Report for January-March 2017. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file.
According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the global aluminum door and window market looks promising, with opportunities in the growth of the residential and commercial construction industry.
n-tech Research Issues Latest Smart Windows Materials Market Analysis, Sees $1.1 billion ($US) Market in 2022

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glassonweb.com contacted the major players in the flat glass industry, asking for their statements regarding the Brexit vote results and how they see it affecting the near future of the European glass and construction markets.
A new method of manufacturing glass could lead to the production of ‘designer glasses’ with applications in advanced photonics, whilst also facilitating industrial scale carbon capture and storage.
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.
Was Fukushima like Chernobyl? There are those who say yes, and those who lean toward no. That is, from a purely technical point of view. But, in the eyes of the media, or of people’s awareness in general, the difference is huge.
In the design of interior spaces, glass is taking on an increasingly prevalent role. Offering numerous new products, innovative refining techniques and stepped-up information activities, the glass industry has successfully opened the door to this major market segment.