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Serve to Be Great: 11 Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery and a Boardroom

By simply shifting focus away from short-term goals and financial gain toward more effectively serving the people on their teams, leaders can create conditions for superior long-term results.

A recent Gallup poll shows that only 30% of Americans are actively engaged at work. That doesn’t come as a big surprise to Matt Tenney, author of Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom.


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Ceramic Decorating: State Issues Dominate Regulatory Climate

New rules regarding California Proposition 65 and the Toxics Packaging Clearinghouse could affect glass and ceramic decorators.

The current regulatory climate for glass and ceramic products is being driven by state regulatory agencies.


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Glass Innovation: Glass Aids in Award-Winning Event Space Renovation

A tinted glass roof protects an indoor terrace from sunlight and glare while improving the view.

Dynamically tintable SageGlass®, a product of Saint-Gobain, was key in transforming a sweltering indoor open terrace in Philadelphia’s iconic Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts into an elegant, revenue-generating, glass-enclosed event space.


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Glass Works: Consumers Ready to Recycle and Save Natural Resources

A recent survey sheds light on consumer preferences and needs for recycling materials such as glass.

Access to quality cullet through effective recycling programs is critical for glass manufacturers. Using 100% recyclable glass containers in the raw materials mix reduces energy use and natural resources, cuts CO2 emissions, and improves economic efficiencies.


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AGC to Revise Prices of Architectural Glass Products in Japan

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that it will raise the selling prices of its architectural glass products marketed in Japan, starting from delivery on September 1.


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Wind Power Expected to Supply over 7% of Worldwide Electricity by 2018

Headwinds in several key markets, including the U.S. and Spain, slowed growth in the global wind power market dramatically in 2013.


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KYOCERA America Inc. Maintains OHSAS-18001 Certification

Kyocera America Inc. recently announced that it has passed a surveillance audit for OHSAS-18001, the international standard for occupational health and safety management systems.


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PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Float Glass Manufacturing Facility

PPG Industries recently announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc.


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Dow Corning and JE Berkowitz Announce Manufacturing Agreement

Responding to the need for high-performance insulation solutions for the architectural curtainwall market, Dow Corning Corp. and JE Berkowitz, LP-Architectural Glass have announced an agreement under which JE Berkowitz will manufacture Dow Corning® architectural insulation modules using Dow Corning vacuum insulation panels.


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DIP-TECH: High-Performance Functional Inks

Dip-Tech, a global provider of digital ceramic in-glass printing solutions, recently announced the release of new functional inks, expanding its range of digital ceramic inks for glass.


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