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Owens Corning Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth year in a row, Owens Corning has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of its sustainability initiatives.


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Solar Meets Glass Conference to Highlight Photovoltaic Trends

Solar meets Glass: the International Summit for the Glass and Solar Industry will be held on October 20-21 in Düsseldorf, Germany.


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New Reports Highlight Major Potential in Offshore Wind Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a new report showing steady progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy industry over the past year.


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Apple and Samsung Maintain Leadership Positions in Smartphone Competitive Assessment

The updated Enterprise Smartphone Competitive Assessment from ABI Research concludes that, overall, Apple is number one, followed closely by Samsung; BlackBerry maintains its third place ranking.


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Glass Innovation: Glass Helps Solar Cells Keep Cool

Solar cell performance may be improved by a passive cooling system.

Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells: keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday sun.


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Cutting Costs in Photovoltaics: Glass Manufacturing

Efficiency gains for photovoltaics may still be captured in the upstream stages of the value chain, such as in glass manufacturing.

Although the costs for solar power have come down considerably, photovoltaics (PVs) are still unable to compete with conventional energy sources.


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Glass Works: Glass Container Industry Pursues Sustainability Goal

Recycled content used in the glass container industry continues to grow.

Recognizing the need to protect the environment and conserve valuable energy resources, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) announced in December 2008 that its member companies were committed to using at least 50% recycled glass in the manufacture of new glass bottles and jars by 2013.


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Large-Scale Enterprises Lead Automotive Glass Market in China

A recent report from Research and Markets, “Research on Automotive Glass Market in China, 2014-2018,” analyzes China's automotive glass industry in terms of current market status, supply and demand, competition landscape, and business performance of major enterprises both home and abroad.


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glasstec 2014 to Feature Comprehensive Ancillary Program

In addition to the product presentation by the more than 1,150 exhibitors, glasstec 2014, the International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products, will feature a wide-ranging ancillary program geared toward each visitor target audience (mechanical engineering, manufacturing, crafts, architecture/construction, window/façade and solar sectors).


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Donated PPG Glass Helps Facility Save Energy

PPG Industries recently donated SOLARBAN® 67, SOLARBRONZE® and SUNGATE® 500 glasses to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility.


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