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Higher Selling Prices Help Drive Glass Sales for PPG in 2014 Third Quarter

PPG Industries recently reported net sales for the third quarter of 2014 from continuing operations of $3.94 billion, up $161 million, or 4%, vs. the prior year.


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Vertical Markets Driving Strong Growth in Chromebook Shipments

In another strong quarter, Chromebook shipments increased by 67% quarter on quarter (QoQ) and are projected to double in size year over year, according to quarterly data from technology market intelligence firm ABI Research.


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OWENS CORNING: App

Owens Corning has recently released a U.S. version of its Technical Fabrics Guide for industrial, marine, and transportation applications.


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Saint-Gobain Donates SageGlass and Expertise to USGBC Lousiana’s Green School Challenge

SageGlass dynamic glass is one of a number of advanced building technologies donated by Saint-Gobain and other companies as part of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Louisiana Chapter’s Louisiana Green School Challenge.


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AGC Specialty Glass Adopted for Use by Solar Power Plant

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that the Eneseed Hibiki Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant has adopted Leoflex™, AGC’s chemically strengthened specialty glass, and Plalloy™, a fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) material developed by AGC Matex Co., Ltd., one of AGC’s subsidiaries. 


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PPG: Direct Draw Roving Portfolio

PPG Industries’ fiber glass business has expanded the HYBON® direct draw roving portfolio with a product providing a combination of processing and performance properties that are reportedly superior to those of products currently available in the marketplace.


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Glass Innovation: Watching the Structure of Glass under Pressure

Researchers at UC Davis have been able to capture and observe the atomic structure of borosilicate glass.

Glass is used in many applications that call for different properties, such as resistance to thermal shock or to chemically harsh environments.


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Energy-Efficient Construction Technologies to Reach $60.2 Billion in 2019

The global market for energy-efficient technologies in commercial buildings is expected to grow to more than $60.2 billion by 2019.


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Global Solar PV Demand Hits Quarterly High

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations added during the fourth quarter of 2014 are forecast to exceed 19.5 gigawatts (GW), pushing global cumulative PV deployment toward the 200 GW mark.


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Wind Turbine Manufacturing Industry Faces Multiple Challenges

The wind turbine manufacturing industry experienced dramatic declines over the past five years due to uncertainties regarding the federal government production tax credit (PTC).


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