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AGC’s Light Control Glass Selected for Luxury Car Roof

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC) recently announced that its WONDERLITE™ light control glass has been selected for the Magic Sky Control panoramic glass roof available as an option for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupé, which was released on the European and North American markets on September 27.


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Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since November 2005

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).


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Consumer Concern for Sustainability Helps Drive Global Growth for Glass Packaging

The global market for glass packaging is thriving due to increasing consumer demand for pure, green, and sustainable food and beverage packaging, according to a recent report by MarketReportsOnline.


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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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glasstec

10/21/14
Düsseldorf
Germany

There is good reason why glasstec can be called the “window to the world of glass.”

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VDMA Symposium on Quality Control, Monitoring and Process Control

10/22/14
Dusseldorf
Germany

On October 22, the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) e.V. will be inviting experts to a high-caliber symposium boasting 10 expert speakers.

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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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Cevisama

2/9/15
Valencia
Spain

Cevisama 2015 will mark the 30th international trade fair for ceramic tile, stone, enamels, brick and bath equipment.

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CLASSIFIEDS

August 5, 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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