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Rays Glass apprentice excels

An apprentice at Rays Glass – a company of the Cornwall Glass Group – has, over his three years with the group, rapidly progressed to a branch assistant, now promoted to second in command.

Section: News Date: 2014-12-17 People

Sierra Pacific announces intent to acquire Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors

Sierra Pacific has announced its intention to acquire Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors in a move to add manufacturing capacity, a skilled work force, additional product lines, and immediate...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-17 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Best Makina: becoming a professional solutions partner

Since its founding in 1999, Best Makina has continued to grow steadily, and is now in a position to ensure the most economical long life and high performance machines, which are exported to over 50...

Section: News Date: 2013-09-04 Company news

AGC Announces Layoffs of 60-70 Kingsport workers

AGC Flat Glass is temporarily cutting roughly half its work force at its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport, affecting 60 to 70 people by the end of this week

Section: News Date: 2012-10-01 Worker safety

Flabeg Solar: future in solar mirrors

Flabeg Solar U.S. Corp., formerly Naugatuck Glass Co., has announced that it plans to add about 80 jobs to its work force of 92 employees and is seeking a federal grant to help its expansion. The...

Section: News Date: 2010-02-23 Product news

NSG: more job cuts

Nippon Sheet Glass Co. (NSG) said on 20 May 2009 that it will cut 6,700 jobs, about 17% of its global work force, by March 2010, which is 900 more than targeted, because of a further drop in demand...

Section: News Date: 2009-05-27 Events

CertainTeed: 16% of workers cut

CertainTeed Corp. announced on 4 April that it will lay off 16% of its work force at Athens on 21 April 2009. The company said the layoffs will involve 35 hourly workers and one salaried worker who...

Section: News Date: 2009-04-06 Events

PPG: layoffs at fiberglass plant

PPG Industries Inc. said 16 July 2003 that it will lay off 60 employees at its fiberglass plant in Lexington, North Carolina on 26 July 2003, bringing the total reduction in its work force there...

Section: News Date: 2003-07-25 Sector trends

Corning Inc. job cuts cause lay offs at Corning City Hall

Faced with a USD 600,000 deficit in 2003 and the knock-on effect of thousands of redundancies at Corning Inc., the municipality of Corning cut its full-time work force by more than 11% on 21 February...

Section: News Date: 2003-03-03 Sector trends

Visteon to cut jobs and take charge

US auto parts maker Visteon Corporation is eliminating 1,600 jobs, or 2% of its work force, and will have US$ 95 million in first-quarter costs as it reorganizes engineering operations and sells a...

Section: News Date: 2002-03-05 Sector trends

Supreme Court sustains SMC work force cut in 1992

The Supreme Court recently sustained the massive retrenchment of employees of food and beverage firm, San Miguel Corp. (SMC), in 1992 due to the company``s PHP 2.6-billion modernization...

Section: News Date: 2001-10-16 Sector trends

BOC plans layoffs

UK industrial gases group BOC is to reduce global employment by 1,500, representing about 3.5% of its work force, due to the downturn in the semiconductor industry. About 40% will be in industrial...

Section: News Date: 2001-09-10 Sector trends

Advanced Glassfiber Yarns hopes to rehire furloughed employees

12 November 1998: According to a recent press report, a US-based glass fibre plant formerly owned by Owens Corning has furloughed 66 employees, about 6% of its work force, saying global economic...

Section: News Date: 1998-11-12 Sector trends
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