Posts Tagged ‘glass’

Why and How Glass and Film Shops Should Work Together

Oct 9th, 2014

Laurence and Charlotte Streidel brought their expertise in two separate industries – glass and film – into one session titled the Glass/Film Interphase. As current owners of Winners Window Tint in Rockville, Md., and former glass shop owners, the entrepreneurs have identified the two industries as an avenue of potential partnership. They spoke of four […]

Now Accepting Donations for the WFCT™ Silent Charity Auction

Jul 9th, 2014

The Silent Charity Auction will once again be held at this year’s International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The auction will take place on Wednesday, October 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor. The Silent Charity Auction helps raise proceeds for a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the […]

Latest PPI Shows Flat Glass Prices Up 1.7 Percent

May 20th, 2014

Flat glass prices saw a 1.7-percent increase from March to April, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) Report from the U.S. Department of Labor. The flat glass index was listed at 120.8 for April, compared with 118.8 for March. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the PPI is “a constant quality fixed-input […]

Heliatek and AGC Sign Development Agreement to Integrate Organic Solar Films

Sep 30th, 2013

Heliatek GmbH, a manufacturer of solar films, has signed a joint development agreement with AGC Glass Europe, already active in traditional building-integrated photovoltaics. The agreement is focused on researching and developing the integration of glass and solar films, targeting the delivery of integrated solutions for the glass envelope of buildings. This will enable the entire […]

Could Security Films Save You from an Oncoming Meteor?

Feb 20th, 2013

A hurdling boulder from space crashing through your office window is probably pretty low on your list of worries. While the odds of that happening aren’t astronomical (pun intended) try telling that to people in Russia who suffered major architectural damage from the debris of a meteor that crash landed there last week. Looking at […]