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Transaction positions the company as the leading producer in NA
Measured by size, this is the biggest flat tempering furnace that Glaston has ever sold in South America.
The sale price is $310 million, subject to potential post-closing purchase price adjustments.
Purchase Price Implies Enterprise Value to 2015 Normalized Adjusted EBITDA Ratio of 5.0 Times. Further Enhances Vertically Integrated Operations.Immediately Accretive to Earnings Per Share.
The Glass Industry Event for Cuba and the Caribbean Region CUBA GLASS in conjunction with the first GPD Cuba will be held on 6 - 7 December 2016 at Meliá Cohiba Hotel, Vedado, Havana, Cuba.
Last week, the Venezuelan government seized control of Guardian's operations in Venezuela by military force. Guardian has operated proudly in Venezuela for decades.
Tecnoglass, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Giovanni Monti and Partners Consulting and Glazing Contractors, Inc.
Saint-Gobain is boosting its presence in Brazil with the acquisition of the network of Tumelero Materiais de Construção sales outlets in the country’s southernmost state, Rio Grande do Sul.
The two-day event dedicated to the glass industry registered some new opportunities for this sector in Cuba.
A new line of products strengthens the collaboration between the Fenzi Group, a world leader in chemicals for glass processing, and the Brazilian company, GR – Gusmão Representações that distributes the best glass technology on the domestic market.
Cuba Glass, the first event dedicated to technologies and solutions for glass processing in Cuba and the Caribbean area, opens its doors to visitors on 6th December 2016.
Tubelite, Inc. has named Dennis Mills Associates as its manufacturer representative serving clients in Idaho, Utah and New Mexico.
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PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro S.
Saint-Gobain has recently opened a research and development center in Brazil, the Group’s first center in the Southern Hemisphere.
This investment will increase AGC’s glass production capacity in Brazil to 2.4 times the current level
ASSA ABLOY has signed agreements to acquire Papaiz, a leading lock company and Udinese, a leading manufacturer of hardware for sliding doors and windows in Brazil.
Exhibitors have hailed the latest Glassman exhibition as a resounding success. Overseas companies exhibiting at last week’s Glassman Latin America event in Mexico reported plenty of traffic to their stands.

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