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Vetrotech creates LCA for fire-rated products

Vetrotech’s fire-rated glazing products now have a comprehensive life cycle assessment (LCA), which is a rigorous method for “assessing the environmental footprint of a product or service, in a fully ...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-18 Specialist applications

FEVE: glass packaging growth helps industry through crisis

During this ongoing and continuous economic crisis, one of the manufacturing sectors going against the trend is glass packaging. In this article, FEVE – the European Container Glass Federation – pre...

Section: Article Date: 2013-02-20 Surveys

NSF International and GANA develop PCR for flat and float glass

NSF International and the Float Glass Manufacturing Division of the Glass Association of North America are collaborating to develop a Product Category Rule (PCR) for flat and float glass.

Section: News Date: 2012-11-21 Glazing / Insulating Glass

Saint-Gobain Glass: first glass manufacturer to assess environmental footprint of its products

The results of LCSs carried out by Saint-Gobain Glass on its products have just been published and are readily available. Saint-Gobain Glass actually embarked on evaluating its products using the LCA...

Section: News Date: 2012-11-16 Other news

AAMA National Fall Conference: industry closer to developing PCR for windows

During the recent AAMA National Fall Conference, work continued on the drafting of product category rules for windows; while the joint task group made up of AAMA, GANA, IGMA and WDMA, is presently...

Section: News Date: 2012-10-19 Representative organizations

At First Inaugural Meeting, MEPs Highlight Gaps In Current Life Cycle Assessments

The first MEP policy dialogue on glass packaging and glass tableware took place in the European Parliament. This is a platform where a range of policy issues affecting the glass industry can be...

Section: News Date: 2012-10-02 Company news

AAMA: window and glass industries pursue LCA

AAMA is one of four associations that have come together to study Life Cycle Assessment. Topics such as transportation, energy use, and packaging, to waste management and resource extraction are all...

Section: News Date: 2012-03-07 Representative organizations

Glass industry organizations address life cycle assessment

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Glass Association of North America (GANA), Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) and Window and Door Manufacturers Association...

Section: News Date: 2011-08-30 Representative organizations

O-I presents complete glass Life Cycle Assessment

Global packaging manufacturer Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I), presented its complete Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study at the China Safe and Sustainable Packaging Summit in Hangzhou, China in mid-March...

Section: News Date: 2011-04-06 Company financial news

GPI: Appealing to green-and health-conscious consumers

The North American glass container industry made strides in 2010 to create more recycling awareness and improve recycled glass collection for bottle-to-bottle recycling. All of this helps to reduce...

Section: Article Date: 2011-01-01 Surveys
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