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Vetropack Group: positive results and outlook – with investments in mind

Vetropack is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of glass packaging for the food and beverage industry, with group management in Bülach, Switzerland. It runs state-of-the-art production facilities, ...

Section: Article Date: 2015-08-20 Viewpoint

AGC: intended closure of Athus plant

At an extraordinary meeting of the Athus Works Council, AGC announced that it intends to close its plant there, which specialises in the production of laminated glass for the construction industry,...

Section: News Date: 2015-03-13 Company news

Eastman completes acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating

With the recent acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Eastman has added another window film brand to its existing lines. Commonwealth is a manufacturer of SunTek Window Films, and had...

Section: News Date: 2014-12-16 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

PPG reaches agreement to acquire Comex

PPG will increase its architectural coatings presence in Mexico and Central America thanks to the acquisition of Comex, a manufacturer of coatings and related products which are sold in Mexico and...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-03 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Guardian names Rick Zoulek Vice President for the Americas

Guardian’s flat glass business in the Americas now has a new Vice President. Rick Zoulek, who was most recently vice president of Flat Glass for North America, will oversee all aspects of Guardian’s N...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-27 People

Safelite names director of manufacturing operations

The new director of manufacturing operations at the Enfield, N.C.-based windshield plant of Safelite Glass Corp. is Mike Bradsher, who has been working at Safelite for almost 20 years. In this new...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-19 People

Anchor Hocking to close glass glassware plants

Anchor Hocking's parent company EveryWare Global has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission regarding its decision to permanently close its glassware plants in Monaca, Beaver County,...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-12 Company news

CRL U.S. Aluminum breaks ground on expansion of Texas headquarters

CRL is expanding and renovating its U.S. Aluminum Division headquarters in Waxahachie, Texas with a new facility designed to help stimulate overall production, distribution and logistics.

Section: News Date: 2014-04-23 Company news

Omega Moulding becomes distributor for Variguard's Smartglass products

Omega Moulding, the new Variguard distributor, will be showcasing VariGuard's SmartGlass products at the 15th Annual West Coast Art and Frame Expo and National Conference.

Section: News Date: 2014-01-24 Company news

PPG to invest in new manufacturing facility

PPG will be investing USD 60 million in a new manufacturing facility and commercial operation in the Lipetsk region of Russia. The company anticipates project completion in the second half of 2015,...

Section: News Date: 2013-10-11 Company news

Dip-Tech expands European operations

Dip-Tech now has a new European operations hub in Barcelona, Spain, which will serve as the main distribution centre for ink and spare parts for European customers.

Section: News Date: 2013-07-09 Company news

Safelite Implements GIS Quality Inspection Programme

Safelite AutoGlass® has implemented a quality inspection programme in its two distribution centres. The programme, called the Goods-In Survey (GIS), ensures that customers receive quality vehicle ...

Section: News Date: 2013-02-22 Inspection

Safelite celebrates plant opening

Safelite AutoGlass, a national vehicle glass repair and replacement company, will celebrate the opening of its newest distribution centre tomorrow - 23 September - with an invitation-only...

Section: News Date: 2010-09-23 Company financial news

EFCO: two new distribution centres

US, Missouri-based EFCO has announced the addition of two new distribution centres in Texas to serve glazing contractors in southern states, and at each new Texas location, the company will inventory...

Section: News Date: 2009-12-15 Company financial news

Pilkington Automotive aims for slice of Eastern Europe

Pilkington Automotive, which has its European distribution centre at Redditch, near Birmingham, has acquired GIMA, an after-market supplier in Romania and Hungary. The UK company, part of Japan``s...

Section: News Date: 2007-10-24 Statistics

Safelite AutoGlass earns ISO certification

Safelite AutoGlass, the US`` largest provider of auto glass replacement and repair services, has earned ISO certification for its Enfield, NC distribution centre. The company``s distribution centre...

Section: News Date: 2002-09-24 Sector trends

San Miguel creates distribution centres and ventures into the logistics business

Philippine-based food and beverage giant San Miguel Corp. is planning to put up 26 major distribution centres all over the country in line with plans to venture into the logistics business. SMC is...

Section: News Date: 2001-10-31 Sector trends

Amcor expands its business

Australian global packager Amcor has acquired American Texas-based Apollo Paper for A$ 52 million. The Apollo business has three distribution centres, in Houston, Dallas and Bryan. Amcor said the...

Section: News Date: 2001-10-24 Sector trends

Glavunion opens new production/distribution centre

19 March 1998: Glavunion, the largest flat glass producer in central and eastern Europe, has set up Liberglav, a new production and distribution centre, as a greenfield project on the outskirts of...

Section: News Date: 1998-03-19 Sector trends

Guardian Industries: new warehouse distribution centre in Argentina

20 November 1997: Earlier this month, Guardian Industries Corp. of the United States announced the opening of a new float glass warehouse distribution centre in Argentina. Located in the province of...

Section: News Date: 1997-11-20 Sector trends
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