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PPG Reports Glass Segment Sales of $264 Million for Fourth Quarter

Jan 17th, 2014

PPG Industries announced yesterday that its glass segment net sales were $264 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, up $23 million from the same period of the previous year. Additionally, the glass segment saw earnings of $22 million for the quarter, an increase of $14 million versus the prior-year quarter. The company also reported [...]

PPI Report Shows Flat Glass Prices Up 1.3 Percent

Dec 17th, 2013

Flat glass prices climbed 1.3 percent from October to November, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report issued by the U.S. Labor Department. It’s welcome news for an industry that saw prices fall precipitously during the recent recession that crippled the nation’s economy, forcing many companies to lay off employees or shutter their [...]

Flat Glass Market Growing at a 9.34 Percent CAGR to 2016, Says Research Report

Sep 13th, 2013

Analysts at TechNavio forecast the Global Flat Glass market to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.34 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand from the construction and automotive industries. The global flat glass market has also been witnessing the [...]

Flat Glass Prices Up 2.2 Percent, According to Latest Producer Price Index Report

Jun 20th, 2013

Flat glass prices saw 2.2-percent increase from April to May, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department. The index was listed at 201.2 for May, compared with 199.8 for April. The price of construction materials remained stable—with just a slight 0.3-percent drop from April to May, according to the [...]

Flat Glass Prices Continue to Rise

Apr 12th, 2013

Flat glass prices saw a slight increase—just 0.6 percent—from February to March, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department. The index was listed at 116.8 for March, compared with 116.1 for February. The price of construction materials also saw an increase—up 0.3 percent from February to March, according to [...]

PPG Sees Improvement in Flat Glass Market

Jan 14th, 2013

PPG Industries officials were optimistic about the future of the flat glass industry during a discussion of the company’s fourth-quarter 2012 results held this morning. “We think we have begun to see improvement in the flat glass business tide, more specifically for end use market in the commercial construction industry in North America,” says PPG [...]

NSF International Develops Product Category Rule for Flat and Float Glass

Nov 20th, 2012

With the assistance of Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) flat glass manufacturing division, NSF International has announced the development of a Product Category Rule (PCR) for flat and float glass. This PCR is intended to provide an international scientific method for sheet glass, plate glass, rolled glass and float glass in regards of assessing [...]