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Here are the top 40 stories our subscribers read in 2018.
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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.
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.
The 2019 exhibition will be held in Guangzhou-Pazhou-Canton Fair from August 22nd to 24th.
The report focuses on Global major leading players with information such as company profiles, product picture, future road map, opportunities and investment.
British Glass CEO Dave Dalton enjoyed a successful trip to America earlier this month to promote cutting edge research and development taking place in the UK.
Dieter Manz is pleased that “if the predictions are correct, then the industry can look forward to successful times,” as he stated on the occasion of the 13th International Roto Trade Press Day held in mid-November 2018.
Deceuninck UK reports continuing significant growth in 2018, with year-to-date sales up 17% on the same period last year, compared with the overall market which is estimated to be down by nearly 10%.

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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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