The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2015, off slightly from the historically high level of 60 in the last quarter of 2014, but above the key break-even point of 50.
In celebration of the 45th annual Earth Day on April 22, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) marked the occasion every 2.5 min of every hour of the day, as a new solar installation was completed in the U.S.
SCHOTT North America recently announced that its new oval glass tubes for photobioreactors (PBRs) increased maximum dry biomass output per day by more than 22% in its latest study in partnership with Heliae.
Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that, in order to consolidate its automotive replacement glass (ARG) activities in Europe, it is acquiring NordGlass (Poland) from Polish Enterprise Fund VI (PEF VI).
Hotel Tango, central Indiana’s first small-batch artisan distiller, is also one of the first to use the new Forte bottle offered by Owens-Illinois (O-I) as part of the glass packaging supplier’s Covet Classics™ collection.
Libbey Inc. and German glassware company Spiegelau have announced an agreement in which Libbey will become the exclusive U.S. distributor of Spiegelau’s glassware lines in the retail industry, effective July 1, 2015.