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Mygrant Employee Mark Annis Has Died

Mark Annis, Mygrant Glass assistant manager of its Randolph, Mass. warehouse passed away January 25, 2020. Annis graduated from Braintree high school before starting to work with his father at PPG, where he worked for 30 years. He helped open … Continue reading

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Vitro Could Tap PPG’s Research Capabilities to Improve Automotive Glass

PPG has been out of the automotive glass business since divesting its automotive business in 2008 and selling its stake in Pittsburgh Glass Works to LKQ Corp. in late April of this year. However, Mexican-based Vitro is purchasing the assets of PPG’s flat glass business for $750 million. Vitro produces both OE and aftermarket automotive glass and plans to tap PPG’s research center to expand these offerings, said PPG vice president of flat glass Dick Beuke. 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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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. Continue reading

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