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Import Glass Corporation Opens Location in Florida

Import Glass Corporation (IGC), and automotive glass distributor with 19 locations throughout the U.S., has opened its newest location in Opa Locka, Fla., to service all of South Florida. The company says it offers a full line of OEM and … Continue reading

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Fuyao Releases 2019 Year-End Results and Highlights Future Goals

Fuyao Glass Industry Group (Fuyao) recently released its 2019 annual financial report, which ended on December 31, 2019. The company highlighted its revenue growth, global response to COVID-19, and more in its report. “In 2019, the global economic growth weakened … 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 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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Fuyao Glass America Inc. Faces $724,380 in Federal Penalties

Fuyao Glass America Inc. (Fuyao) has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for allegedly exposing its employees to multiple safety and health hazards at its Moraine, Ohio, glass plant. According to OSHA, … Continue reading

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Industry Plagued by Flux and Disruption

“We are on the verge of a major disruption,” said Dhiraj Uikey, glazing manager, SABIC. “Things are coming at a pace a lot faster than we imagined.” Uikey’s comment, made as part of a panel discussion at the recent Auto … Continue reading

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25% Tariffs Set to Impact Auto Glass

The Trump administration increased tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese products Friday, including auto glass and related materials. Days before the announcement, the administration made tweets suggesting that increases would occur prior to scheduled negotiations … Continue reading

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Fuyao Creates Jobs in South Carolina

Fuyao North America Inc. is launching a new processing center in Greenville County. According to the company, its $16.1 million investment is expected to create approximately 70 new jobs in the area. The company’s new, 182,000-square-foot processing center with light … 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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Workers Continue to Press for Compensation from Fuyao

The class action lawsuit against Fuyao has new guidelines to follow thanks to a U.S. District Court. Workers allege that their employer, Fuyao, did not fairly compensate them for the overtime hours they worked. Though the Ohio glass manufacturer stated … 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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New Distribution Center for Fuyao

Fuyao Glass Industry Group recently confirmed the company’s plans to purchase land for a new distribution center to be located in Moraine, Ohio. Fuyao is a Chinese auto glass maker and one of the largest glass manufacturers in the Dayton, … 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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Four Former Employees Added to Lawsuit against Fuyao Glass America

Four former Fuyao Glass America employees have requested to join three other plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the auto glass manufacturer. The plaintiffs are suing the company for alleged unpaid wages, including overtime hours.  The parties Chuck Dickens, Andre Cameron, … Continue reading

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Industry Firms Make Forbes’ World’s Biggest Public Companies List

Forbes recently released its 2017 Global 2000 list of the world’s biggest public companies. The list features several firms within the automotive glass industry, including Saint-Gobain and Fuyao Glass. In the report, a company’s sales, profit, assets and market value … Continue reading

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Fuyao Glass: Revenue Up in H1, Profits Drop

Fuyao Glass Group experienced a drop in profit in the first half of 2017, according to the company’s latest financial statement. On a year-over-year basis, profits declined by 5.9 percent, or $253.7 million USD (1.69 billion yuan). During the same … 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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Fuyao’s Ohio Facility Named in the National COSH 2017 “Dirty Dozen” Report

In observance of Workers’ Memorial Week, a global event meant to honor workers who’ve died or have been injured at the workplace, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (NCOSH) announced “The Dirty Dozen” employers of 2017. The report … Continue reading

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UAW Plans Sunday Meeting for Fuyao Workers

UAW Plans Sunday Meeting for Fuyao Workers

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Fuyao Glass America to Raise Workers’ Wages

Fuyao Glass America to Raise Workers’ Wages

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Auto Glass Maker Fuyao to Pay $100K for Ohio Safety Issues

Auto Glass Maker Fuyao to Pay $100K for Ohio Safety Issues

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China’s Fuyao to Seek $135 Million for Manufacturing Plant

China’s Fuyao to Seek $135 Million for Manufacturing Plant

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Four New DOT Numbers Awarded for Automotive Glazing

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently awarded four new DOT numbers for automotive glazing. DOT No. 1042 was issued to Fuyao Group Shenyang Automotive Glass Co. Ltd. in Shenyang, Lianoning, China. The DOT issued No. 1043 to Saint-Gobain … Continue reading

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Fuyao Auto Glass Plant to Add 750 More Jobs

Fuyao’s Auto Glass plant is nearly doubling its employees with a $130 million  investment. The company is adding 750 jobs to its Moraine, Ohio-based plant, bringing the total number of jobs committed to 1,550 and the total investment in the … Continue reading

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What Were the Top Stories of 2014?

From acquisitions to divestments to lawsuits and consumer complaints over shattering backlites, 2014 was a big year for the AGRR industry. News from PGW, LYNX, Carlex, Guardian and others dominated the top-ten list of most clicked on glassBYTEs.com™ stories for … Continue reading

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Three New DOT Numbers Awarded for Automotive Glass

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded three new DOT numbers for automotive glass, one to a company in China, another to a Pennsylvania company, and another to a Russian plant. DOT number 1032 was awarded to Ibis Tek … Continue reading

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PPG Completes Sale of Float Glass Plant to Fuyao

PPG Industries completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Mount Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. Fuyao plans to rebuild and retrofit the facility’s two … Continue reading

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Fuyao to Expand U.S. Footprint by Purchasing PPG Glass Plant

PPG Industries announced today that it will sell all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Fuyao will rebuild and retrofit the facility’s two production lines to manufacture automotive glass.

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PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Plant to Fuyao

PPG Industries announced today that it will sell all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc.

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Fuyao to Purchase Former Ohio GM Plant for First North American Glass Manufacturing Facility ** Updated

Fuyao Glass Industry Group chairman and founder Cao Dewang announced the company plans to purchase the former General Motors Assembly in Moraine, Ohio, to build its first North American automotive glass manufacturing facility.

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