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NGA and GANA move forward on combining associations

The NGA and GANA associations have unanimously approved combining the associations into one unified voice for the glass and glazing industry.

Section: News Date: 2017-09-19 Representative organizations

NGA launches new

Last week at GlassBuild, NGA announced the relaunch of the new, an interactive and easy-to-use online training resource featuring updated course content designed to help you train...

Section: News Date: 2016-10-25 Industry update

Libbey’s new ‘Perfect Signature’ line boosts workforce

A new product line at Libbey Glass in Shreveport has partially restored the workforce lost to 2013 downsizing

Section: News Date: 2015-07-27 Company news

Libbey announces staffing changes

Libbey has announced that it plans to cut some existing positions to create new positions that are better aligned with its future strategy.

Section: News Date: 2015-05-13 Personnel & industrial relations

Owens-Illinois acquires Bennu Glass

Bennu Glass, located at the Port of Kalama, WA, US, has been sold to Owens-Illinois, to enhance its capabilities in the growing wine market on the West Coast and the important craft beer market.

Section: News Date: 2015-03-03 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Corning lays off 21 people at optics manufacturing plant

Corning has reportedly laid off 21 local workers at its optics manufacturing plant in Keene, New Hampshire, US. Approximately half of the people affected were hourly workers and half were salaried...

Section: News Date: 2015-02-02 Personnel & industrial relations

Gerresheimer Glass Inc. cuts jobs at Millville Plant

The company has already filed the lay-off notice with the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Section: News Date: 2014-11-26 Company news

Glass Academy: reflections on advancements in building glass

The Glass Academy and Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai, recently included Building Façade Technology and Glass Processing Skill Courses as a part of its elective curriculum for polytechnic ...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-09 Building applications

UK window manufacturer invests and creates jobs following housing boom

Thanks to growth in the new-build housing sector, one of the UK’s manufacturers of windows and doors, Building Product Solutions, has doubled productivity, also investing in new machinery and p...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-08 Company news

Corning closes refractories plant due to declining demand

With the last product being made at the end of May, Corning is in the process of shutting down its Refractories Plant after 84 years of production in Corning. Closure has been caused, according to...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-17 Refractories

Osram Licht AG to cut more jobs

During a recent interview with sector media, Wolfgang Dehen, chief executive of German lighting maker Osram Licht, was quoted as saying that the company could cut more jobs and sell factories as it...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-16 Company news

Cardinal Glass acquires Northeast Laminated Glass

The acquisition of Northeast Laminated Glass Corp. by Cardinal LG Company, has been completed. Cardinal LG will continue serving customers’ product needs from Northeast Laminated’s Jessup fac...

Section: News Date: 2014-05-05 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

O-I invests in Alloa to support Scottish spirits industry

During an event attended by O-I Chairman and CEO Al Stroucken, customers, employees and government officials, O-I celebrated its EUR 30 million investment in its Alloa facility, highlighting the...

Section: News Date: 2014-04-17 Company financial news

Jenoptik successfully closes 2013 fiscal year

Revenue increases to EUR 600 million; Group operating result (EBIT) at EUR 52.7 million; Earnings before tax (EBT) rise to EUR 47.2 million; Dividend to increase to EUR 0.20 per share; Jenoptik...

Section: News Date: 2014-03-28 Company financial news

Corning announces transfer of Gorilla® Glass production

Corning has announced that the production of Gorilla® Glass will be transferred from its manufacturing facility in Shizuoka, Japan to its facility in Asan, Korea, a move that is expected to be ...

Section: News Date: 2014-03-27 Company news

Fuyao to set up North American glass manufacturing facility

Fuyao Glass Industry has announced that it plans to purchase the former General Motors Assembly in Ohio. The company will invest USD 200 million in the plant to build its first North American...

Section: News Date: 2014-01-17 Autoglass

Westcountry glass enjoys a GBP 50k expansion

UK-based Westcountry Glass will be making an important investment at its premises to meet the increasing demands from customers. The new machinery installed speeds up production and enables...

Section: News Date: 2013-08-01 Company news

Chairman of the Board of Management Dr. Frank Heinricht takes office at Schott

Dr. Frank Heinricht, who was officially appointed to the position of new Chairman of the Board of Management of Schott by the Supervisory Board of Schott AG when it convened on 27 February 2013, has...

Section: News Date: 2013-06-07 People

Schott provides optical glasses with the lowest tolerances for refractive index and Abbe number

Schott’s new optical glasses have a tolerance level of 0.5, which are particularly well-suited for use in high precision lenses. These extremely narrow tolerances are obtained by closely controlling t...

Section: News Date: 2013-05-06 Science & technology

Kuraray breaks ground on greenfield plant in Texas

Kuraray is expanding in the US with work commencing on a new Kuraray Poval (PVOH) plant in Texas, and will add an additional 107 jobs over the next two years to the Houston Bay Area.

Section: News Date: 2013-04-12 Company news
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