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PPG Receives DOE Funding to Develop IR Window Coating

March 4, 2014
PPG Industries’ flat glass business recently announced it has received $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a dynamically responsive infrared (IR) window coating.
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Libbey Fourth Quarter, Year-End Sales Flat

March 3, 2014
Libbey Inc. recently reported results for the full year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013.
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Creating a Cleaner World through Radio Frequency Systems

RF ceramic substrate drying technology is being implemented around the globe to address increasing automotive regulations.
March 1, 2014

Radio frequency (RF) heating and drying systems were first developed in the early 1940s and have been used by the ceramic and glass fiber industries for over 50 years.


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Case Study: Digital Ceramic Printed Glass Enhances O'Hare International Airport

Digital printed glass is changing the face of airports and architectural glass around the world.
March 1, 2014

Terminal 5 of Chicago O’Hare International Airport recently underwent renovation that included the installation of digital ceramic printed glass.


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Glass Innovation: What are Q-Glasses?

A team of researchers has reported possible evidence for a new category of solids.
March 1, 2014

"Very weird. Strangest material I ever saw,” says Lyle Levine, materials physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


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Glass Works: Consumer Interest in Recycling Grows

In 2013, average cullet use was up to 33%.
March 1, 2014

A recent survey found that a growing number of Americans say recycling is important to them and significantly impacts their food and beverage purchasing decisions.


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More Housing Markets Recover in February

February 28, 2014
Markets in 58 out of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity.
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Owens Corning 2013 Net Sales Flat; Insulation Division Returns to Profitability

February 27, 2014
Owens Corning recently reported consolidated net sales of $5.3 billion in 2013, compared to net sales of $5.2 billion in 2012.
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Study Measures Satisfaction of Green Homeowners

February 25, 2014
The study was commissioned by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and presented at the annual International Builders’ Show.
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AGC 2013 Net Sales Rise 10%

February 25, 2014
Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC) recently announced financial results for the 2013 fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.
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