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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / November 13, 2012

• Asahi Glass Co. has decided to shut down AGC Glass North America’s Kingsport Plant in Tennessee in order to improve the profitability of its photovoltaic cover glass operations. This plant closure will cut down more than 30 percent of the group’s manufacturing capacity for PV cover glass. • RHI, a world market leader in…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / October 23, 2012

• PPG’s glass segment sales were $262 million for the third quarter 2012, down $11 million from the prior year. Higher flat glass volumes were offset by lower pricing and the negative impact of foreign currency translation. Segment earnings were $24 million, an increase of $1 million from the prior-year quarter, as strong manufacturing cost…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 2, 2012

• Allied Glass Containers has announced that it is about to receive a significant boost due to a planned investment project, which will see over £3 million invested in the company’s glass coloring capability at its Knottingley, U.K. plant in the first six months of 2012. • ANH Refractories Europe has secured a new deal to…

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