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Retainagroup provides marking products to the glass industry including a unique marking fluid and laser units.
As in 2016, Sparklike will also be participating in this year's Engineered Transparency, where Sparklike's Sales Director, Mr. Mauri Saksala will be presenting the paper Independent Testing of Sparklike Laser™ – Non-destructive Insulating Glass Gas Fill Analyser.
Higher performance and greater efficiency combined with a longer service life – those are the trends for solar modules in 2019.
The Window & Door Dealers Alliance (WDDA) is pleased to release our Benchmarking Report. The report is based on results from WDDA’s annual attitude and usage research among window and door dealers and retailers conducted by The Farnsworth Group.
Up Market Research offers a latest published report on “Global Flat Glass Tempering Furnaces Market Research Report 2019” delivering key insights and providing a competitive advantage to clients through a detailed report.
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the March 1 tariff increase deadline would be extended.
British Glass, the representative body for the £1.3bn UK glass manufacturing industry and its supply chain, today warned that the sector could be so damaged by rushed Government proposals for zero tariffs if there is a no-deal Brexit that it might never recover.
The four conferences of The smarter E Europe, the innovation hub for empowering new energy solutions, offer an insight into the energy future as well as information about current technological trends and business models.
The sunniest regions of the world are located in Africa and the Middle East. So it’s particularly surprising that these regions are home to less than five of a total of 450 gigawatts of photovoltaics (PV) capacity worldwide.
British Glass, the UK glass manufacturing industry’s trade body, today echoed other established heavy industries and called on Government to ensure stability for its members in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.
Intersolar Europe has started 2019 with a bang: 95 percent of the 63,000 square meter exhibition space has already been booked – and there are still four months to go!
On December 11, 2018, the International Forum "Glass and Modern Technologies - XXI" was held in Moscow.
NUST MISIS Scientists Discover “Impossible” Material according to the Laws of Modern Chemistry.
BGT Bischoff Glastechnik AG, as a flat glass processor and finisher known for projects such as the Reichstag in Berlin and the World Trade Center in New York, presents a new image to the outside world.

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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.

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