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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.
First combined quarter for the new Glaston: net sales grew to EUR 58.4 million and comparable EBITA was EUR 3.6 million.
Glaston Corporation publishes unaudited pro forma financial information per quarter for the year 2018 and for the first quarter of 2019.
Egyptian exports of glass rose in the first half of 2019 by 4 percent to register dlrs 198 million against dlrs 190 million in the corresponding period in 2018.
Glaston Corporation will publish its half year financial report for the period January–June 2019 on Thursday 8 August 2019 at 13.00.
The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has released the WDMA 2019 U.S. Industry Market Study.
Glass sector plans for a multi-million-pound research centre which will shape the way forward for the industry over the next century are set to be unveiled at a key conference next month (Tuesday 23 July).
Data from the latest Industry Report were officially presented at the Association’s annual meeting.
On behalf of the flat glass manufacturing sector, Glass for Europe responded to the two consultations launched by the European Commission on the revision of state-aid guidelines in the context of the amended EU ETS directive.
Popular bi-annual glass conference just one week away!
Glaston has reviewed its strategy and updated its financial targets for the strategy period 2018–2021 as a result of its acquisition of Bystronic glass.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released the AAMA 2018/2019 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast.
This release is a summary of Glaston Corporation's Interim Report for January-March 2019. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file.

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Best Practices in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines.
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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