Posts Tagged ‘ AGC ’

Construction Market Outlook Optimistic for 2013

Jan 18th, 2013

Respondents to a recent survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) were positive about the outlook for the construction market in 2013, citing increased demand for private construction projects, along with growth in the construction of both hospitals and higher-education facilities. AGC released the results of the survey, conducted as part of […]

AGC Restarts Float Line at Tennessee Manufacturing Plant

Jan 17th, 2013

AGC Glass Co. North America has announced the reopening of its G1 float line at its plant in Greenland, Tenn. The line will serve both the architectural and automotive markets, producing both clear and tinted float glass. AGC also has installed new equipment for environmental controls in an effort to improve the air emissions from […]

GlassBuild America: Focus on Glass

Sep 14th, 2012

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Day Two Impressions

Sep 14th, 2012

From a unique product idea to some great conversations, here goes my impressions from GlassBuild America day two. Best product: I saw a lot of innovative products today but I have to give the award to VEKA for its Solutions product—the “Sol,” standing for solar. The window includes a solar collector that harnesses the sun […]

Webinar Looks at Economy, Housing Market and Where It is Headed

May 8th, 2012

Last week, some of the industry’s leading economists took a look at the housing market and where it is headed during a webinar sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The webinar, titled “A Construction Recovery at Last—but How Long and How Strong?,” featured Kermit Baker, chief economist for the American Institute of […]

AGC FY2011 Net Income Down 22.6 Percent

Feb 9th, 2012

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) of Japan released its financial results for FY2011, January 1 through December 31, 2011, according to a company news release. The group posted net sales of $15.8 billion USD (1,214.7 billion yen), a 5.8-percent decrease from the previous year. Operating income decreased by 27.7 percent year-on-year, and net income was down […]

AGC Announces Financial Results; Makes Organizational Changes

Nov 6th, 2011

Officials at Asahi Glass Co. (AGC), with U.S. headquarters in Alpharetta, Ga., announced the company’s consolidated financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2011. The AGC Group posted a 5.3-percent decrease in net sales from the corresponding period of the previous year. Operating income decreased by 32.5 percent year-on-year, and ordinary income decreased […]