Glass Confusion is starting the New Year with Beginning Fused Glass group classes. The three-week course will be held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Shoaib Akhtar is going to be back on Indian TV screens. He is going to be featured in the new TV ad campaign for Asahi Glass.
Western Pennsylvanias once-thriving glassmaking industry is dwindling, as did the domestic steel industry and for many of the same reasons: competition and cost.
Worldwide glass-substrate capacity is expected to continue to grow more than 40% each quarter through 2005, as a result of capacity expansion by existing glass-substrate suppliers and new companies joining the market, according to DisplaySearch.
Architects Robert and Esteve Terradas of Barcelona describe the citys newly-renovated and expanded (45,000 m2) Science Museum (completed September 2004) as "a living museum that will set new standards in terms of transparency - a very modern construction that will enable the plants and animals inside to really live and breathe." The project was made possible by the use of an innovative grade of DuPont SentryGlas© Plus structural interlayer that is "UV-breathable, on the flat roof of an Amazonian rainforest exhibit".The UV-breathable 938 m2 laminated glass roof is rectangular in shape.
Christmas got a little bluer for the local glass industry this week with the closure of yet another plant.
Young architects are victims of Catch 22. They need commissions to generate a body of work, but few clients will trust someone who hasn't built anything yet. For many, the solution is to enter - and ideally win -a prestigious design competition.
A fleet of thousands of new Pilkington floatliners is about to start rolling off the production line. But at just a few inches long, these wagons won't be carrying their usual 20-tonne loads of Pilkington glass to customers worldwide.
Houze Glass closed its Point Marion, Fayette County, facility on Wednesday, leaving 57 people without jobs. For 102 years the company made glassware and later ceramic mugs and plastic goods.Glenshaw Glass Co. closed its Allegheny County plant on Nov. 22, leaving about 300 people jobless.
Houze Glass Co. in Point Marion, Fayette County, shut its doors Wednesday, a move that put 57 people out of work.