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Glass fibres market could top US $14 billion by 2020

According to a recent market intelligence report released by Transparency Market Research, the global glass fibres market was worth US$8 bn in 2013 and is expected to be worth more than US$14 bn by...

Section: News Date: 2015-11-02 Markets & trends

Preiss-Daimler to acquire Johns Manville glass textiles business

A resent announcement from Johns Manville and Preiss-Daimler states that a Preiss-Daimler group company will acquire Johns Manville’s Glass Textiles business in Sweden, a leading supplier of superior ...

Section: News Date: 2015-01-08 Company news

Owens Corning and Jinniu Fiberglass announce supply alliance

Owens Corning invests technology expertise; Jinniu provides existing manufacturing capacity; alliance represents capital-efficient supply arrangement; companies to focus on reliable supply of...

Section: News Date: 2013-07-01 Company news

Global textile glass fibers industry report

The most recent market report from analyzes the worldwide markets for textile glass fibers in end-use segments such as construction, automotive, industrial & commercial equipment,...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-26 Sector trends

SCHOTT medical technology glass optical fibers now available as serial products in different colours

During MEDTEC this year, SCHOTT introduced a wide range of new colours for SCHOTT® IllumaMed, and the “Universal Light Guide”, for use in medical applications. SCHOTT® IllumaMed light source is a smal...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-01 Product 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

AGY Expands Manufacturing Capacity

AGY has announced increased production output of its S-2 Glass fiber reinforcements with the capability to further increase output as market demands dictate. S-2 Glass fibers are made exclusively by...

Section: News Date: 2012-05-17 Company news

Glass forming: from molten glass to glassware

In this special part of the magazine – called Focus On – we will be speaking about forming, and, therefore, a part of the hot end of the glassworks, where the molten glass is formed into glass pro...

Section: Article Date: 2012-03-13 Other news

US: glass fiber market growth restrained by low-cost Asian glass fiber imports

According to a new report from, the world glass fibers market is expected to reach 8.5 million tons by 2017. Strong growth opportunities, particularly from a construction...

Section: News Date: 2011-09-21 Sector trends

Owens Corning: guide for glass fiber reinforcements in corrosive environments

Leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements, Owens Corning, has announced the availability of the first-ever chemical resistance guide for glass fibers. The guide provides information to...

Section: News Date: 2011-03-22 Sector trends

Research and Markets: Global Fiber Glass Market Report 2010

The most recent report released by Research and Markets is the Global Fiber Glass Market Report: 2010 Edition. Glass fibers can be divided into two major groups: composites and insulated. Bing...

Section: News Date: 2010-11-30 Sector trends

UK: GBP 600,000 award to develop glass fibers

The German Koerber Foundation is awarding its Koerber European Science Award for 2005 to Professor Philip Russell, a physicist at Bath university in south-west England, for research into bundles of...

Section: News Date: 2005-09-16 Events

Inhaled glass fibers break down in the body, scientists say

In a breakthrough which will be welcomed by glass fiber manufacturers, researchers at University of Buffalo, New York, USA, have found that a type of glass fiber doped with aluminium oxide (alumina)...

Section: News Date: 2003-12-11 Sector trends

Hitachi Chemical develops method to recycle fiberglass

Hitachi Chemical Co. has developed a method of separating glass fiber reinforced plastic into its components, enabling the recycling of the glass fibers. Currently, the difficulty in separating the...

Section: News Date: 2003-03-27 Sector trends
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