August 28, 2007 | Vol 2, Num 35
e-glass weekly, your weekly source for industry news and financial data
News to know
More consolidation coming
More top stories
Product spotlight
Temperature controller
Construction slips 11 percent in July
More business headlines
Do you think the fall of the subprime mortgage market will affect construction spending in the nonresidential segment?
Yes, and it could be severe
Yes, but it will be minor
No, the market is strong enough to withstand it

Last week's poll results: 
Have you been a victim of an ordering scam?

56.58%: No

27.63%: No, because we caught on in time

15.79%: Yes

News to know

More top stories

Safti First charges three companies with patent infringement
San Francisco-based fire-rated glazing manufacturer Safti First filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Anemostat of Carson, Calif., Pilkington PLC of the United Kingdom, and Technical Glass Products of Seattle, according to an Aug. 27 Safti First release … read more

Nippon to build first plant in India
Officials at Japan’s Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd. announced plans to build a $20 million auto glass plant in India, in cooperation with British unit Pilkington Group Ltd., according to an Aug. 21 Reuters report. The plant, scheduled to begin production in 2008, will supply 500,000 windshields annually to local factories as well as the United States and Europe, according to the report ... read more

Schott to expand Kentucky plant
Schott North America Inc. of Elmsford, N.Y., will expand its Louisville, Ky., facility, adding about 20 jobs and additional seasonal employment, according to an Aug. 29 company release … read more

UK artist melds curved glass and painted fabric
Artist Carole Waller of the United Kingdom developed a technique of enclosing painted fabric between sheets of glass. Waller created a 2.5 meter high curved glass installation using the technique for The Pound arts center in Corsham, United Kingdom, according to an Aug. 22 article from … read more

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