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Insulation giant Saint-Gobain Isover is inviting submissions for its 2009 international architectural student competition which has prize money totalling €6,500 at stake.
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On 11 December 2008 the only producer of glass packaging in Slovakia, Vetropack Nemsova, a subsidiary of Vetropack Holding of Switzerland, launched a new automated line for sorting glass cullet, worth SKK 170mn (EUR 5.61mn USD 7.51mn).
Saint-Gobain Containers shut down its second furnace Monday in the second phase of a temporary layoff at the glass plant as a result of economic pressures.
Nuova Oxidal in cooperation with Politecnico di Milano and Texs consortium is organizing a specialization course for project, furnishing and building up of temporary spaces.
Specialist  glass manufacturer Romag has marked the end of a year of growth and expansion by revealing profits have risen by more than a third.
As a result of the extreme devaluation of the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) against the US dollar, the Vetropack Group has adjusted downwards its expectations for the current 2008 financial year.
Japan’s major glass maker, Nippon Sheet Glass Co , said on Tuesday its British unit, Pilkington, would appeal a 370 million euro ($507 million) cartel penalty imposed by the European Commission.
Glass repair and replacement specialist Solaglas Windowcare has strengthened its high street retail business team with the appointment of Alison Christensen as customer liaison manager.
Repairing a broken window is usually not too taxing an affair. But it took a crane and four men four days to replace a broken pane in the world’s largest single-span glasshouse.
Sisecam’s automotive glass factory in Bulgaria’s Turgovishte, Trakiya Otocam stopped its production over the decreased demand in Europe caused by the effects of the financial crisis.
The Emhart Inex brand introduces two tools for glassmakers that will increase automation efficiency and reduce costs.  The Flexinspect family, comprised of the combination Flexinspect BC and the Flexinspect M, offers a unique, configurable platform…
Architects Perkins+Will replaced Haworth’s traditional headquarters with a dramatic showcase Curt Clayton Courtesy of HaworthThis year’s BusinessWeek/Architectural Record winners place productivity over luxury As commercial construction falls deeper…
Toledo, Ohio-based glass maker Libbey Inc. (NYSE: LBY) plans to permanently shut the doors on its ceramic dinnerware factory in Syracuse, New York.
M3 Glass Technologies is pleased to announce the addition of two well-known industry personalities to its team. Roger Erwin recently joined M3 Glass Technologies as Outside Sales Representative.
The Gallery Composite Doors are already a whole 55% thicker than the more common single rebated composite door out there, but now the range has expanded further with new colours, styles and marketing materials.
New Stabilizer Can Offer Improved Flame Retardant Properties, Materials Reduction ALBANY, N.Y., December 4, 2008 – Momentive Performance Materials today announced the launch of Niax* silicone L-655, a silicone stabilizer to be considered for use in…
Glasslam N.G.I., Inc. CEO Stephen Howes has announced the official opening of Glasslam’s Air-Tiqht™ insulating glass foam spacer plant in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.
Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today released its 2009 economic forecast for the commercial and industrial construction industry.
The Department of Labor and Industries has fined the Cardinal Coated Glass company in Tumwater $3,500 for safety violations linked to a fatal accident.A worker tripped on the plant floor last August and hit his neck on the edge of a pane of glass.
BELGRADE- Serbia said on November 28, 2008 it has extended the bidding deadline in the tender for its glass manufacturing company, Industrija Stakla Pancevo (ISP), to January 19 from December 19.
Wrightstyle Limited is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of specialist glass and integrated steel and glass systems with an international client base.
First Solar, Inc. announces the completion of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) 2 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic power plant installed on the rooftop of a commercial building in Fontana, California.
Polynano™ carbon nanotube field emission device (CNT-FED) features perfect flat outer screen surface, flat rear screen, very thin thickness, high beam current output of carbon Nanotube emission cathode, circle phosphor dot screen anode, monochrome…
TRACO has announced that its new website Traco.com launched in celebration of its 65th anniversary has won the Crystal Achievement Award for most innovative website in a Large Company Category.