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Stratobel Strong: AGC’s new laminated safety glass, strong and unequalled

By incorporating an exclusive PVB film which is more rigid than the plastic films usually used in conventional safety glazing, Stratobel Strong provides enhanced mechanical properties, whilst...

Section: News Date: 2015-11-09 Laminating

CPSC: safety glazing test requirements rule change proposal

The recent proposal of a change in rule regarding safety glazing test requirements has been posted by the Consumer Product and Safety Commission, and intends to substitute the industry’s voluntary t...

Section: News Date: 2015-06-16 Safety glass

Canadian Standards Board Committee continues work on new wired glass standard

The Canadian Standards Board Committee is continuing its work to update the country’s national standard for wired glass, which was announced in November 2013. The committee worked to revise a draft o...

Section: News Date: 2015-01-16 Representative organizations

FOCUS on efficiency and quality

The innovative power of glass machinery and equipment builders is a crucial factor for the performance of glass manufacturers and processors. These days their development efforts focus on maximum...

Section: Article Date: 2014-08-20 Sector trends

Schott celebrates 20th anniversary of Borofloat® special technical glass

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the start up of operations of Schott’s microfloat facility for manufacturing floated borosilicate glass Borofloat®. This high-tech glass is used all over the wo...

Section: News Date: 2013-11-28 Anniversary

Global Security Glazing acquired by Grey Mountain Partners

Global Security Glazing (GSG), based in Alabama, has been acquired by US private equity firm Grey Mountain Partners, in a series of investments to enable rapid growth, through the use of production...

Section: News Date: 2012-01-17 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Canada: emergency change to building code on balcony glass requested

Toronto's planning and growth management committee states that action is needed on glass balconies, due to a series of incidents of glass panel failure on high-rise condominiums, and recommends on...

Section: News Date: 2011-12-01 Other news

Safety Glazing Certification Council: new regulations take effect

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a new set of certification rules applicable to architectural glazing materials installed in hazardous locations. As per these new...

Section: News Date: 2010-02-18 Personnel & industrial relations

Nippon Sheet Glass to double output capacity of safety glazing

Nippon Sheet Glass Co. is to invest about JPY 1.3 billion at its plant in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, to double production of shatterproof safety glass for residential use. The investment will be...

Section: News Date: 2004-12-21 Company financial news

The Netherlands: consumer safety and security ratings launched

In the Netherlands, the SVB (Stichting Veiligheidsbeglazing), the national association for safety glazing, introduced a new system of safety and security ratings for laminated glass in architectural...

Section: News Date: 1997-05-20 Sector trends
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