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Fuyao Revenues Edge Down in 2020; Company ‘Overcame Impact’ of Pandemic

China-based auto glass manufacturer Fuyao saw a near 6% decrease in sales in a pandemic-ridden 2020, though the company still remained profitable, according to a recently released annual report. Fuyao recorded overall revenues of $3.07 billion*, down 5.7% from the … Continue reading

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‘American Factory’ Wins Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

“American Factory,” a documentary about Fuyao Glass America’s (Fuyao) plant in Moraine, Ohio, at the site of a former General Motors plant, has won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film was created by Barack and Michelle Obama’s … Continue reading

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The Industry Weighs In On Oscar-Nominated “American Factory”

“American Factory,” a documentary which sparked a mix of reviews from the auto glass industry has been nominated for an Oscar. The awards ceremony will be held this weekend, but before you tune in to see how it fares, we … Continue reading

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Governor Supports Fuyao Glass America

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined Fuyao Glass America (Fuyao) to announce the creation of 100 new jobs at its Moraine facility. DeWine was joined by Fuyao chairman, Cho Tak Wong, China Consul General Huang Ping, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and … Continue reading

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Fuyao Agrees to Pay $1.3 Million to Settle Wage Lawsuit

After more than two years in the courts, a settlement has been reached in an overtime pay case involving Fuyao Glass America—the company has agreed to pay $1.3 million to a group of current and former workers.  The proposed settlement … Continue reading

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Safelite CEO Talks about Latest Acquisition and More

Safelite CEO and president, Tom Feeney, spoke with AGRR/glassBYTEs.com’s Deb Levy late last week about a variety of topics including the company’s recent TruRoad acquisition. Feeney also said there was absolutely no truth to the rumors of a possible acquisition … Continue reading

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Fuyao Documentary Sparks Company Response

Fuyao Glass America (FGA) issued a response to “American Factory,” a documentary released Wednesday on Netflix, that followed Fuyao, an automotive glass maker, as it opened a U.S. plant in Moraine, Ohio, at the site of the former GM plant. … Continue reading

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Fuyao’s Documentary – a Tale of Cultural Clashes

“American Factory,” a documentary movie released on Wednesday on Netflix, follows automotive glass maker Fuyao as it opens a U.S. plant in Moraine, Ohio, at the site of the former GM plant. The movie, which has earned rave reviews, is … Continue reading

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A New Court Order Forces Fuyao Founder to Comply

Fuyao Glass America’s (Fuyao) ongoing lawsuit continues with new orders from the U.S. District Court in Dayton. The Ohio court ordered Cho Tak Wong, Fuyao’s founder to produce documents. The type of information requested in the documents has yet to … Continue reading

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Fuyao in the Spotlight Again for Auto Worker Treatment

Fuyao Glass America has been issued a subpoena regarding its alleged treatment of certain employees. The company is under investigation for whether or not the company terminated some of its employees because they were in support of the United Auto … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Against Fuyao Glass America for Unpaid Wages Continues to Grow

Bad news keeps rolling in for Fuyao Glass America (FGA). Since the beginning of March, 222 current or former employees have requested to join the lawsuit against the company for alleged unpaid overtime wages and rounding policy. Lead plaintiff Julia … Continue reading

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Forklift Accident Results in Death at Fuyao Glass America

The Moraine, Ohio, Police and Fire Divisions were dispatched to Fuyao Glass America early this morning after receiving a report of a forklift accident. The accident resulted in the death of the forklift operator, according to Sergeant Kenneth Lloyd of the Moraine Police Division. Continue reading

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Judge Grants Class-Action Status in Fuyao Glass America Lawsuit

A U.S. district judge has granted class-action status to current and former employees of Fuyao Glass America (FGA) in the June 2017 lawsuit against the manufacturer. The plaintiffs are suing the company for unpaid wages, including overtime compensation. The 13 … Continue reading

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More Employees Request to Join Lawsuit Against Fuyao Glass America

The number of current and former employees requesting to join the June 2017 lawsuit against Moraine, Ohio-based Fuyao Glass America (FGA) for alleged unpaid wages continues to grow. Six additional workers have filed a motion to join Julia Staggs as … Continue reading

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Fuyao Glass America and Mr. Cho Respond to Former Exec.’s Complaint

Shortly after having their motion to dismiss denied by a U.S. district court judge, Fuyao Glass America (FGA) and its chairman Cho Tak Wong (Mr. Cho) have officially filed their responses to the complaints made against them by former executive … Continue reading

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Judge Denies Fuyao and Chairman’s Motion to Dismiss Former Exec’s Lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rose has set a pre-trial hearing for the case against Fuyao Glass America and its chairman Cho Tak Wong (Cho), shortly after denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss the lawsuit. Dave Burrows, a former executive … Continue reading

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Fuyao Workers Vote No to Union

After months of news reports and guessing of “will they” or “won’t they?” employees at Fuyao Glass America Inc. voted against joining the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. According to the UAW website, the vote was 444 in favor to 868 … Continue reading

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Fuyao Glass America Employees Look to Unionize at Moraine, Ohio, Plant

After the attempt to establish a union at the Nissan facility in Canton, Miss., fell flat, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union has its sights set on Fuyao Glass America’s Moraine, Ohio, plant. UAW reported that employees at the facility … Continue reading

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Former Exec Asks Court to Dismiss FGA Chairman’s Motion to Quash Lawsuit

David Burrows, former vice president at Fuyao Glass America (FGA), who filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer earlier this year, has asked the court of the Southern District of Ohio to dismiss the motion to quash made by the company’s … Continue reading

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Former Employee Amends Complaint against Fuyao Glass America    

Two former Fuyao Glass America employees have joined Julia Staggs in the lawsuit against the auto glass manufacturer. Staggs, John Greene and Stephen Newman (Plaintiffs) are suing the company for alleged unpaid wages and unpaid overtime. Greene began working at … Continue reading

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Fuyao Glass America Motions to Dismiss Lawsuit by Burrows

Fuyao Glass America (FGA) and chairman of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Cho Tak Wong (“Mr. Cho”), have filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought forth by former vice president David Burrows. Burrows made seven complaints against the defendants … Continue reading

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Former Employee Sues Company for Unpaid Wages

A former Fuyao Glass America employee is suing the manufacturer for alleged unpaid wages and overtime during her three-month employment at its Moraine, Ohio facility. According to the court document, plaintiff Julia Staggs began working at the facility as a … Continue reading

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Former Fuyao Exec Sues the Company and Chairman

Dave Burrows, a former executive with Fuyao Glass America Inc., is suing the company and its China-based chairman, Cho Tak Wong, for his termination in November 2016. Burrows, who worked at the Dayton, Ohio, plant as the company’s vice president … Continue reading

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OSHA Slaps Fuyao Glass America With $227K in Fines

Six complaint inspections by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have resulted in nearly $227,000 in fines for the Fuyao Glass America Inc. facility in Moraine, Ohio. Continue reading

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11 Fuyao Glass America Workers File OSHA Complaint

Eleven Fuyao Glass America workers filed a written complaint today with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) saying they are “extremely concerned about the safety of our workplace,” according to a copy of the complaint provided by the United Auto Workers (UAW). Continue reading

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OSHA Issues Citation to Fuyao Glass America

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued one citation, alleging two “serious” violations at Moraine, Ohio-based Fuyao Glass America. The monetary penalty associated with the citation is $14,000. “In a project as large and complex as this is, it’s not surprising there are going to be areas that we can improve in safety,” says John Gauthier, president of Fuyao Glass America. Continue reading

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Presidential Candidate John Kasich Visits Fuyao Glass America

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) drove his tour bus right inside Fuyao Glass America (FGA) Friday. Approximately 1,100 people were in attendance to hear the presidential candidate speak at the town hall meeting hosted by FGA. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Welcomes Fuyao Glass America Back as a Gold Sponsor

Fuyao Glass America (FGA) will return as a Gold Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. “Auto … Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: Hitting the Road to Fuyao Glass America

“On my trip to Fuyao Glass America, I learned two important things. The “controlled chaos” that occurs when opening an automotive glass fabrication plant is a sight to behold. I had snagged a much desired invitation to go inside the new fabrication plant in Moraine, Ohio, and I was ready. And second, a short, nine-hour road trip isn’t so short on the way back.” —Jenna Reed Continue reading

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Fuyao Glass America, Inc. Joins Auto Glass Week™ 2015 as Gold Sponsor

Fuyao Glass America, Inc., (FGA) is serving as a Gold Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ 2015. The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to welcome FGA, a subsidiary … Continue reading

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Three New DOT Numbers Awarded: One to Fuyao, Two to Overseas Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded two new DOT numbers. One went to Fuyao Glass America in Moraine, Ohio, while the second and third went to overseas countries. Continue reading

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