Jones Joins Libbey Board of Directors

August 28, 2013
Libbey Inc. recently announced that Ginger Jones has joined its board of directors.
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PPG Receives GL Certification for China Laboratory

August 20, 2013
PPG Industries recently announced its fiber glass business has received certification from Germanischer Lloyd (GL), a leading international certification body.
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Sales Up Slightly for Lifetime Brands in Second Quarter

August 14, 2013
Second quarter consolidated net sales were $97 million, an increase of $2.1 million, or 2.2%, vs. consolidated net sales of $94.9 million for the same period in 2012.
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AGC Six Month Sales Grow 9%; Glass Operations Segment Sees 15.3% Net Sales Increase

August 14, 2013
Net sales were ¥638.4 billion (~ $663 million), an increase of 9.5% or ¥55.2 billion (~ $573 million) from the same period of the previous year.
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Corning Second Quarter Sales Rise 11%

August 9, 2013
Corning Inc. recently announced financial results for the second quarter of 2013. Core sales were $2 billion, an increase of 11% over the same period of 2012.
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Libbey Sees Record Income in Second Quarter

August 7, 2013
Libbey Inc. recently reported results for the second quarter, ended June 30, 2013. Sales for the second quarter were $209.9 million, compared to $209.2 million for the second quarter of 2012, an increase of 0.3%.
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Glass Works: Glass Bottle Recycling Benefits and Barriers

While consumers clearly know that glass is 100% recyclable, they need to have confidence that the important action they take to recycle glass bottles will result in new glass containers.
August 6, 2013

A new U.S. survey of just over 4,000 adults finds that 65% “strongly agree” or “agree” that glass bottles are 100% recyclable, and 73% always or usually recycle whatever they can.

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Glass Innovations: Bioglass Helps to Mend Bones

Researchers have measured the effect that bioglass has on the thermal degradation of polymers currently used in medicine.
August 6, 2013

Jose Ramon Sarasua and Aitor Larrañaga, researchers in the materials engineering department of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, have been studying new materials or implants that are of interest in medicine—particularly in helping to mend bones.

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Ferro Second Quarter Sales Flat

August 6, 2013
Ferro Corp. recently reported net sales of $435 million in the second quarter of 2013, compared with net sales of $476 million in the previous year’s second quarter.
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LINN HIGH THERM: Semiconductor Generator System

August 2, 2013
A new high-frequency semiconductor generator system for the melting and casting of glass in a double induction furnace is now available.
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