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Vitro to Expand its Automotive Glass Production Capacity

Mexico-based Vitro is building a production plant for the automotive glass replacement market as well as a new OE automated line for the bending process. The company is investing $35 million USD to expand operations and plans to have both additions in operation in 2017. Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: All I Want for Christmas

“Does anyone out there still remember the Sears’ Christmas Catalogue? For those out there who are not past a certain age, this was literally the best connection a child had to Santa. Devilishly mailed to homes somewhere at the end of October, it gave a child of the 1950s far too many ideas early enough to create and lobby Santa’s elves (aka, the parents) for the ideal presents that could be acquired in the great delivery drop on the night of December 24th.” —Neil Duffy Continue reading

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Learn from the Experts: Calibration—Do You Fit in the Future Installation Marketplace?

Learn from the best at Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this September 30 – October 2. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. Join us to … Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Sales Upswing

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reports full-year 2015 automotive sales of $2.63 billion USD (313.96 billion Yen), compared to $2.56 billion USD (305.11 billion Yen) in the previous year full year. Operating profit for the segment is $78.53 million USD (9.37 billion Yen) for full-year 2015, compared to $93.45 million USD (11.15 billion Yen). Continue reading

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