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A mixed-use 162m high rise project in Abu Dhabi with a unique twisted diagrid design.
Şişecam Glass Packaging, a member of the Şişecam Group, has commissioned a third furnace at its Mersin plant, representing a TL 120 million investment.
The luxury mall features 3 major skylights. Two of them are mirror image freeform systems whereas the third is of a conventional symmetric lens shape.
RMJM’s Metropol Istanbul has been recognised as the 8th tallest building in Europe in the latest edition of Europe Business Review.
Supertall building, Burj Khalifa, stands at an impressive 828 metres. CoxGomyl rose to the challenge and developed 18 bespoke machines to achieve full facade access to the 162 floor building.
The leader of Turkish flat glass market and Europe's largest producer, Şişecam Flat Glass has now launched three new mobile applications.
Pro Display rose to the challenge by supplying our unique optical screen technology for ultra-short throw rear projection applications – Digital Glass.
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.
A design concept based using solar power and paying homage to the fishing and pearling heritage of the region has been chosen for RTA’s new marine stations.
On July 12, the signing ceremony of general contract of 400t/d float glass production line between CTIEC and Syrian Kadah Import & Export Co., Ltd. was held in the Shanghai head office.
Dubai World Trade Centre has awarded a $170 million (AED619 mn) contract to UAE’s HLG Contracting to build five 16-storey towers at the Expo Village.
SAS designers worked with GHD and IBI Group architects to create an integrated ceiling solution to accommodate the curved building façade.
Ivo Schädler will assume responsibility for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and will join Sika's Group Management. He succeeds Paul Schuler, who was appointed Chief Executive Officer in May. Both will commence their new roles on July 1, 2017.
Şişecam Group has received several awards for its websites in ‘Communicator Awards’, the most prestigious international award program in the field of marketing and communication.
Emirates Float Glass has won a prestigious award from the Industrial Development Bureau [IDB] in recognition of its environmental, health and safety standards in the industrial sector.
Emirates Insolaire LLC has received strong enquiries for its sustainable, energy-efficient coloured solar panel technology, reinforcing the surging demand for Building-Integrated Photovoltaics across the globe.

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The first contact with Sişecam, the prestigious glass producer in Turkey, goes back to 1997. The air cooled, ready-to-use UV pumps were first installed in new Russian plants of the Sişecam group.
Superlative: a 10,000 m2 funnel made of ipasol solar control glass / light control and heat protection

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