Posts Tagged ‘ AGC ’

AIA Products and Trends

Jun 12th, 2019

At the AIA Conference on Architecture, companies highlighted the latest glass and glazing products, as well as new trends and developments, all focused on the architectural community. Youtube Link

AGC and Ubiquitous Energy Announce Transparent Solar Glass Agreement

Jul 2nd, 2018

AGC (AGC Asahi Glass) has entered into a strategic development agreement with Ubiquitous Energy, a transparent solar technology company. The collaboration will focus on the development of Ubiquitous Energy’s transparent and neutral solar coating to create windows that produce electricity. According to a company release, Ubiquitous Energy’s transparent solar coating, ClearView Power, selectively absorbs and […]

June Newscast: All the News from AIA

Jun 28th, 2018

The American Institute of Architects just wrapped up its annual Conference on Architecture in New York City, and it was a showcase for new developments in glass for residential applications. DWM’s June newscast takes a look at that and other products on display at the big event. Youtube Link

AGC and Kinestral Establish Joint Venture Companies for Halio

Jun 22nd, 2018

Kinestral Technologies and flat-glass manufacturer AGC have launched two joint venture companies, Halio North America (HNA) and Halio International (HINT), to sell and service Halio smart-tinting glass for the building industry. The joint venture companies’ focus on Halio will expand the market for smart-tinting glass, creating indoor environments that are healthier, greener, and smarter. (The […]

Leak Contained at AGC Float Glass Plant in Tennessee

Feb 12th, 2018

A leak occurred at the AGC Float Glass plant in Church Hill, Tenn., February 5 when workers were bringing the number two float line down for a rebuild as part of the plant’s $40.6 million expansion. The glass leaked into the designated leak area for such occurrences. Local firefighters were called to the scene to […]

Survey: Most Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2018

Jan 5th, 2018

Contractors are optimistic that the industry’s economic outlook in 2018 will remain strong as tax rates and regulatory burdens fall, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) and Sage Construction and Real Estate. However, many firms report they remain worried about workforce shortages and infrastructure funding. “Construction […]

AGC Flat Glass Announces Temporary Layoffs

Dec 22nd, 2017

AGC Flat Glass has submitted a WARN notification with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development announcing that it will be carrying out a temporary layoff at its Church Hill, Tenn., facility on February 5, 2018. According to the notice, filed on December 18, 50 employees will be affected. According to the notice, AGC […]

AGC Flat Glass Plant Cited after Workplace Injury

Dec 13th, 2017

The AGC Flat Glass North America plant in Church Hill, Tenn., has been given three citations and a $6,800 penalty from the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) following a workplace injury that occurred on October 9. According to Chris Cannon, director of communications for the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, AGC […]

AGC Upgrades Italian Facility

Nov 10th, 2017

After a three-month cold repair process and an approximate $29 million investment, AGC Flat Glass Italia inaugurated its new float line in Cuneo last week. The upgraded float line will increase the plant’s capacity while reducing energy consumption by 25 percent, according to a release from the company.  This will lead to a reduction in […]

AGC Increases Net Sales of Glass

Aug 16th, 2017

AGC Group increased net sales in its glass segment through the first half of 2017 on a year-over-year basis, according to the company’s latest financial report. Sales were $3.23 billion for the period, up 4.1 percent from the same timeframe a year ago. AGC said this is “mainly because shipments of architectural glass remained favorable […]

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