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Glass for Europe: energy saving potential of windows impeded by an inadequate EU policy framework

A new study commissioned by Glass for Europe to ECOFYS provides a clear picture of the minimum requirements for window replacement in the residential sector.

Section: News Date: 2017-05-22 Representative organizations

Dip-Tech and Saint-Gobain Glassolutions team up to refurbish historic Strasbourg Cathedral

The Strasbourg Cathedral, whose cornerstone was laid in 1015 and completed in 1439, has been standing proud and tall for a thousand years; but since 1683, it was missing a large part of its stained...

Section: News Date: 2016-06-17 Printing and tempering

Gerresheimer Tettau gets a new furnace for cosmetic glass

Gerresheimer has recently replaced the older of its two flint glass furnaces with a new, more powerful furnace and also upgraded the plant’s production technology.

Section: News Date: 2016-06-09 Company news

Henry F. Teichmann announces upper management changes

Bill Cairns, Director of Purchasing at since Henry F. Teichmann September 2004, is retiring, and will be replaced by long-time employee, Tracy Hawkins, who will report directly to the Vice President...

Section: News Date: 2014-09-02 People

Gerresheimer Essen installing new furnace for amber glass production

The amber glass furnace at Gerresheimer’s Essen production unit is being replaced after 11 years of service. Replacement operations are expected to take six weeks, and the new furnace will satisfy a...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-08 Furnace technology

GANA: Glass Week to be replaced by Annual Conference

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has announced the creation of a new event, the GANA Annual Conference, which will replace Glass Week. The conference will take place 20-24 February 2012,...

Section: News Date: 2011-08-29 Events

Pella Corp: CEO announces retirement

Pella Corp. announced on 19 May 2009 that president and chief executive Mel Haught plans to retire at the end of November 2009 and will be replaced by long-time executive Pat Meyer. Meyer joined...

Section: News Date: 2009-05-28 People

UniglassPlus: a boost for the environment

From April 1 to 31 May 2009, UniglassPlus will ensure that all windshields replaced during that period go into the recycling bins and not into landfills, an initiative which reflects UniglassPlus``s...

Section: News Date: 2009-04-09 Company financial news

Arc International chairman departs

Patrick Gournay, chairman of the board of French glass maker Arc International, has stepped down. He will be temporarily replaced by Guillaume de Fougieres, who is the company``s CEO for Europe. The...

Section: News Date: 2009-02-02 People

Crimean Soda Plant: changes to board

Shareholders of the Crimean soda plant (Krasnoperekopsk, Crimea), the largest producer of soda ash in the Ukraine, replaced board chairman Volodymyr Ponomarenko with Oleksandr Khalin at the...

Section: News Date: 2008-05-02 Company financial news

USA: baby health fears fuel glass bottle sales

Parents concerned about baby``s health are looking again at glass feeding bottles, prompted by fears about a chemical in the unbreakable polycarbonate baby bottles which replaced glass long ago in...

Section: News Date: 2007-05-11 Events

Karhulan Lasi sees opportunity in non-refillable bottles

Owens-Illinois affiliate Karhulan Lasi, which makes glass containers at Kotka in Finland, believes that refillable beverage bottles will be replaced by non-refillable ones when the environmental tax...

Section: News Date: 2006-08-31 Company financial news

UK: research confirms potential of glass sand as filtration media

Most water filtration systems use sand, but, recent research by the UK``s Dryden Aqua Ltd has shown that this could be replaced with a more sustainable alternative: recycled glass. Indeed, one of the...

Section: News Date: 2005-02-03 Events

Uralita: Audit Committee chairman asks to be replaced

The Chairman of the Audit Committee of Spanish insulation and building materials manufacturer Uralita, Jos Ignacio Olleros Pi-ero, informed company management that he wished to be relieved of his...

Section: News Date: 2004-01-30 Sector trends

Permasteelisa finishes work on the world``s tallest skyscraper

International glass curtain walling specialist Permasteelisa Italy S.p.A has supplied the glass and aluminium panels for the 508-metre 101-storey skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan, which replaced...

Section: News Date: 2003-11-19 Sector trends

Swarovski manager resigns

The manager of Austrian crystalware maker Swarovski, Gernot Langes-Swarovski, 59, resigned and was replaced by his son, Markus Langes-Swarovski, 27, and Robert Buchbauer, also member of the Swarovski...

Section: News Date: 2002-07-01 Sector trends

Bijou Terra replaces board of directors

Bijou Terra, the majority owner of the Zeleznobrodske sklo (ZBS) glass jewellery maker replaced at the annual general meeting in late June the board of directors and the supervisory board of ZBS. The...

Section: News Date: 2001-07-24 Sector trends

Heye-Glas: recent retirements and appointments

15 April 1999: Germany``s Heye-Glas has announced that Irmingard Meier and Hans-Jurgen Fensch have retired as directors of the company recently. Meier was replaced by Jochen Bollert, who had been...

Section: News Date: 1999-04-15 Sector trends

Pilkington: recent appointments

24 September 1998: UK``s Pilkington, the world``s biggest glassmaker, has reported that the non-executive directors John Macomber, 70, and Sir Michael Quinlan, 67, will be replaced by Jim Leng, head...

Section: News Date: 1998-09-24 Sector trends
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