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Saint-Gobain acquires Scotframe in UK Off Site Manufacturing

Saint-Gobain has completed the acquisition of Scotframe, thus complementing its Building Distribution portfolio in the UK, while accelerating the involvement in the Off Site Manufacturing and closed...

Section: News Date: 2017-11-08 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Celebrating a decade of being Naturally Vitro

Vitro is celebrating 10 years of its Naturally Vitro urban reforestation program, which it started up in 2007 to fight against climate change.

Section: News Date: 2017-09-20 Ecology

Saint-Gobain Group appoints Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Planning

Saint-Gobain Group reported EUR 39.1 billion sales in 2016; operates in 68 countries; has more than 170,000 employees.

Section: News Date: 2017-05-23 People

Saint-Gobain, acting for the climate

Saint-Gobain is official partner of the 21st international climate conference, or COP21, hold from November 30 to December 11, 2015, at Le Bourget, France.

Section: News Date: 2015-11-30 Ecology

WDMA cautions against EPA overregulation

According to the US Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), there is an important need to balance environmental and energy concerns with domestic competitiveness of manufacturers.

Section: News Date: 2015-01-23 Representative organizations

Owens Corning on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for fifth straight year; industry leader for...

Owens Corning has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the fifth time running in recognition of its sustainability initiatives. Moreover, the company was also named the...

Section: News Date: 2014-09-15 Company news

Owens Corning Sustainability Report sees significant progress

In releasing its eighth annual Sustainability Report, Owens Corning reported significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, while highlighting Owens Corning's...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-04 Other news

Glass for Europe: recycling of end-of-life building glass

Glass for Europe, the trade association for Europe’s manufacturers of flat glass, is working to promote the dismantling, collection and recycling of end-of-life building glass (from windows, glazing a...

Section: News Date: 2013-06-14 Representative organizations

Pilkington: Green Deal plea to benefit the glass industry

During the recent visit of UK Minister for Climate Change, Gregory Barker, to Pilkington, company bosses pressed on the Government’s Green Deal, which includes using advanced glazing for improving h...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-11 Glazing / Insulating Glass

Trakya Cam to expand operations

Turkish Trakya Cam has received loans worth EUR 110 million from the EBRD to expand its product range and establish a presence on the Russian market by financing the construction of a greenfield...

Section: News Date: 2013-01-11 Company news

Glass industries form new Alliance on climate change and sustainability

Glass Alliance Europe, the newly formaed alliance made up of national glass associations and sectors, will work on climate change and sustainability issues. The alliance has a shared belief: the...

Section: News Date: 2012-05-30 Representative organizations

The new Solvay: strategy leading to EUR 3 billion REBITDA ambition in 2016

With 12 major R&D centres around the world, 1,700 researchers and a net investment of EUR 218 million in 2011, Solvay's innovation capabilities are fully aligned with the megatrends that are driving...

Section: News Date: 2012-05-02 Company financial news

Sustainability shapes the future of buildings

The construction industry is facing a major challenge. After a significant shift in focus over the past decades towards increased energy efficiency, it now faces the challenge making the leap towards...

Section: Article Date: 2012-03-09 Building applications

GANA submits comments to CARB

The Flat Glass Manufacturing Division``s Climate Change Committee of GANA (Glass Association of North America) has submitted comments to the California Air Resources Board in response to its public...

Section: News Date: 2010-06-15 Recycling

UK: Silicon Valley thanks to feed-in tariffs

Thanks to an initiative from the Department of Energy and Climate Change due to be launched on 1 April 2010, the UK is expecting to boost demand for solar energy on an unprecedented level. The...

Section: News Date: 2010-03-17 Photovoltaic glass

Sustainable future for the construction industry

Ongoing climate change, the limited availability of fossil fuels and far-reaching environmental protection laws are forcing the construction industry to set up sustainable development schemes that...

Section: Article Date: 2010-03-01 Energy saving

Edgetech: Warm Edge Technology marketing support

With climate change and energy efficiency top of the agenda for any organization involved in glass and glazing, it is the glass industry``s responsibility to help companies to persuade home owners...

Section: News Date: 2010-02-11 Company financial news

UK: chancellor increases cost of British made climate change technology

In his Pre-budget report, the UK chancellor effectively indicated that he would, by means of changes in tax rules, increase the cost of UK manufacture of essential basic materials for the...

Section: News Date: 2009-12-18 Personnel & industrial relations

glasstec 2008: solar energy to shine

With climate change and energy prices causing concern, solar energy will be among the hot topics at the forthcoming glasstec in October 2008. At the previous event in 2006, it was already clear that...

Section: News Date: 2008-06-02 Other news

GPD China 2008: call for papers

GPD China 2008 (8-9 April 2008) will, one again, be arranged in conjunction with China Glass Expo (10-13 April 2008). The sessions, under the lead theme ``Climate Change & the Glass Industry``, will...

Section: News Date: 2007-11-14 Other news
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