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AGC to Reduce Annual CO2 Emissions in 2020

July 25, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that it will enable the avoidance of as much as six times the AGC Group’s own annual CO2 emissions in 2020 through its energy-saving and energy-creating products.


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Demand for Sol-Gel Products to be Driven by Electronics and Biomedical Applications

July 23, 2014

The global market for sol-gel products was valued at $1.6 billion in 2013, according to a recent report by BCC Research entitled “Sol-Gel Processing of Ceramics and Glass.”


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Over 2 Billion Smartphones to Ship in 2018

July 23, 2014

Over 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to ship in 2014, according to ABI Research, and forecasts expect smartphone shipments to pass the 2 billion mark in 2018.


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New Glass Surface Reduces Display Glare and Reflection

July 21, 2014

Scientists recently reported in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that they've developed a novel glass surface that reduces both glare and reflection, which continue to plague even the best mobile displays today.


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Flat Glass to Drive Growth in German Glass Industry

July 18, 2014

 Over the years, flat glass has been one of the dominating segments in the German glass market in terms of revenue generation, followed closely by container glass. 


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AGC Teams Up with Obeikan Glass to Serve the Solar Market

July 17, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that its consolidated subsidiary AGC Glass Europe (AGEU) has signed a letter of intent with Obeikan Glass Co., a Saudi Arabian glass manufacturer, to establish a solar control glass coating joint venture.


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ACerS Appoints Fish Development Director of CGIF

July 15, 2014

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) recently announced the appointment of Marcus J. Fish to the position of development director for the newly created Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF).


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North America Expected to Outpace Overall Growth in Worldwide Construction Market

July 14, 2014

Worldwide construction of new housing units is projected to reach 61.3 million in 2018 on 2.9% yearly advances.


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Owens Corning Releases Eighth Annual Sustainability Report

July 9, 2014

Owens Corning announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its handprint beyond the walls of its facilities.


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AGC Shuts Down Subsidiary Plant in Belgium

July 9, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that the AGC Group has decided to terminate the production of photovoltaic (PV) cover glass (patterned glass) at the Roux, Belgium plant, which is operated by AGC Glass Europe, a consolidated subsidiary of AGC, and shut down the plant.


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March 2014 Issue Highlights

Our March 2014 issue is now available!

EVENTS

Indonesia GLASS Expo 2014

8/14/14
Jakarta International Expo
Kemayoran
Indonesia

Hosted by the Indonesia Flat & Safety Glass Association and organized in association with Indonesia Contractors Association, Indonesia Building Engineers Association, Indonesia Solar Module Producers Association, Green Building Council Indonesia, and Indonesian Institute of Architects, “Indonesia GLASS Expo 2014” is Indonesia's dedicated biennial trade fair aimed at meeting the growing glass demand from the construction, building, industry, automotive sectors and glass technology from the local glass manufactures.

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MS&T and ACerS Annual Meeting

10/12/14
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
The MS&T and ACerS Annual Meeting, taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read More

75th Conference on Glass Problems

11/3/14
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH
United States

Organizers of the 75th Conference on Glass Problems invite engineers, managers, scientists, educators, students and entrepreneurs interested in glass manufacturing to submit an abstract for this premier industry conference.

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Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition and FCHEA presents "Fuel Cells: The Power to Drive Change Today"

11/10/14
Westin Bonaventure
Los Angeles, CA
United States

The annual Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is the premier international gathering of the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy industries and their customers and stakeholders. This prestigious conference has hosted participants and exhibitors from around the globe for more than 35 years.

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Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture

12/1/14
Dusseldorf
Germany

Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2014 brings together energy companies, wind turbine producers, blade manufacturers, design engineers, composites manufacturing experts, researchers, developers, materials and equipment suppliers, to discuss the technology and economics of producing reliable year-round wind energy, focusing on the key component, the rotor.

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CLASSIFIEDS

June 1, 2014

Tri-Mer: GLASS FURNACE EMISSIONS

Tri-Mer Corporation
Tri-Mer: GLASS FURNACE EMISSIONS
Glass Furnace Emissions UltraCat Catalyst Filter Effective NOx Control Starting at 450°  Particulate to less than 0.1 lbs/ton of glass   One system for PM, NOx, SO2, HCI, or any combination ... Read More

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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

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