January 22, 2008 | Vol 3, Num 3
e-glass weekly, your weekly source for industry news and financial data
News to know
Nickel sulfide in library fašade causes legal issues
More top stories
Safety for visitors
This week in glassblog
Clean and green at Sage
Product spotlight
Antibacterial mirror glass
Financials
Business headlines
e-Poll
Have you seen an increase in jobsite theft of materials and equipment?
Yes, and it's been major
Yes, but it's been minimal
No



Last week's poll results:
Of the following, which country has the fastest-growing glass industry?

73.45%: China

12.39%: India

11.5%: United Arab Emirates

1.77%: Vietnam

.88%: The Philippines


News to know

More top stories
U.S. Supreme Court denies Asahi $25 million
In a Jan. 14 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court elected not to award Asahi Glass Co. the $25 million won by the Japanese glassmaker in a 2005 patent suit against Cardinal IG Co. of Eden Prairie, Minn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned the award in March of last year, citing an overly broad reading of the patent as the basis for most or all of the $25 million. The patent in question covered reflective window coatings … read more

Son’s injury prompts mother to demand safety glass
After her son received severe cuts when one of the plate glass panes in a window broke at a recreation center, a mother in The Colony, Texas, says the center should replace those glass panes with tempered safety glass, according to a Jan. 15 article from The Courier-Gazette, Plano, Texas. The building codes require the broken plate glass pane to be replaced by tempered glass, but don’t mandate the replacement of the other plate glass windows with safety glass, according to the article … read more

AAMA announces publications price increases, latest executive report, survey efforts
The American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association of Schaumburg, Ill., made several announcements in a Jan. 14 member release, including the price increase of AAMA publications … read more


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