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  • Global and China Photovoltaic Industry and Photovoltaic Glass Industry

    Photovoltaic glass, also known as solar photovoltaic glass or ultra clear photovoltaic glass, is mainly applied to solar PV power generation and solar PV components. Currently, ultra-clear patterned glass used for crystalline silicon solar cell components and TCO glass used for thin-film solar cell components are utilized most widely. In the global photovoltaic market, China sees rapid ...

  • China Solar Glass Industry Report - ReportsnReports

    This report Analyzes solar glass industry Focuses on market segments, such as Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Glass and Thin Film Solar Cell Glass, also downstream Highlights the operation of listed and non-listed solar glass enterprises in China In domestic photovoltaic glass industry, the ultra clear glass (including ultra clear rolled glass and ultra clear ...


  • Glass is Top for Taste

    Campaign urges consumers to show support for glass If being offered a delicious drink in a plastic cup leaves you feeling as flat as last week’s fizz, you’re not alone.62% of people prefer to drink from a glass[1], with 82% of consumers preferring to drink white wine and 74% red wine from a glass[2] too. And it’s not just because glass, whether you drink, pour or serve from it, ...


    By RealWire

  • Flexible glass for flexible electronics

    The three technology companies SCHOTT AG, tesa SE and VON ARDENNE GmbH have joined together in the consortial project KONFEKT to drive forward the development of ultra-thin glass on roll for use in such application fields as organic electronics, with initial emphasis on the production of future generations of OLED applications. The goal of the consortium is to refine windable glass through ...


    By SCHOTT AG

  • Glass Container Industry Releases Comprehensive Cradle-to-Cradle LCA - Study confirms positive environmental impact of glass packaging and recycling

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The North American glass container industry has taken a pioneering step in producing the first complete and thorough cradle-to-cradle life cycle assessment (LCA) ever conducted for the industry. The LCA, coordinated by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), reaffirms the benefits of glass container recycling for the environment. The use of recycled glass (cullet) ...

  • Global and China Glass Fiber Industry Report, 2012-2015

    In 2011, the global glass fiber supply hit 4.88 million tons, and the demand reached 4.66 million tons. Driven by the demand in emerging markets, the global supply is expected to grow by more than 8% to 5.30 million tons, and demand will amount to 4.94 million tons at a growth rate of 6% in 2012. With the transfer of the industry, China has become the world's largest producer of glass fiber. In ...

  • Research Report on Chinese Auto Glass Industry, 2010-2011

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it will carry Research Report on Chinese Auto Glass Industry, 2010-2011 Market Research Report in its Store. As a major part of the auto body, auto glass takes up about 3% of the gross mass of the ...


  • ReportsnReports – 2011 Deep Research Report on China Glass Fiber Industry

    2011 Deep Research Report on China Glass Fiber Industry  ReportsnReports.com adds QYResearch Group Research Report “Analysis of the “2011 Deep Research Report on China Glass Fiber Industry” to its store. 2011 Deep Research Report on  ...


  • Glass Recycling Coalition Launches Website

    In celebration of America Recycles Day, the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) announces the launch of its website, GlassRecycles.org. Industry, public and private sector recycling professionals, as well as the public, will find case studies, best practices, and a ...

  • Ground glass solution for cleaner water

    British science has led to a use for waste glass that cannot be recycled that could help clean up polluted waterways by acting as an ion-exchange filter to remove lead, cadmium and other toxic metals. Details are published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Only a fraction of waste glass bottles and jars can be recycled, partly because much ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What’s new with glass critical orifices?

    Science and technology have combined with the creation of a new company whose sole focus is the manufacturer of borosilicate and quartz critical orifices and diluters for the global emmission industry. Owner, Kim Cukierski says “I saw a niche, a part of the glassblowing market that was not being serviced.” With one focus, their goal is to service this market with an understanding that basic ...


  • Must We Say Goodbye To Glass?

    70% of UK consumers want more glass packaging on shelves but struggle to find it in-storeA new campaign launched today that champions the health benefits of glass packaging will urge consumers to buy their food and drink in glass to ensure glass stays a choice on our shelves.  Backing up the campaign is a major new European-wide survey by TNS that reveals most of us in the UK (70%) want the ...


    By RealWire

  • Guide to Buying a Glass Bottle Crusher

    The best approach to manage, store and dispose of waste glass bottles is a well debated subject amongst the many bar, restaurant and hotel owners in the hospitality industry. The generally accepted practice is to collect empty glass bottles in a bottle bin which, when full, is wheeled through the bar and into a bottle storage area where the bottles are sorted and eventually collected by a waste ...

  • Installation with the largest glass producers in the world

    Last month Sodimate contracted with one of the largest glass producers in the world. Running a 24/7 operation with 700 employees, the glass plant produces 2500 tons of flat glass per day, receives more than 200 trucks, and is capable of fabricating 20 foot by 10 foot glass sheets. Most of the fabricated glass is then transformed into windows, mirrors, or used in the car and packaging industries. ...


    By Sodimate, Inc

  • Glass market stability prompts call for commingled rethink

    Relative price stability in the recycled glass market could prompt a re-evaluation of local authority commingled collections. While other materials have experienced instability or dramatic price drops, glass has changed very little. The materials prices and tonnage security could be an attractive factor for cash strapped councils currently examining the impact of collection costs on their ...

  • Smart Glass Costs Will Fall by 50 Percent by 2022

    Smart glass, which can vary the light transmittance and thermal properties of windows in response to changing conditions, is a premium building product. Prices to the end user are at least double those of static, high-performance window glazing, and have slowed adoption of these energy-saving materials. Click to tweet: According to a recent ...

  • Recent Study On Global Flexible Glass Market, 2016

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Flexible Glass Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Nanotechnology, Worldwide, 2010 to 2016" to its huge collection of research reports. Global Flexible Glass Market All ...


  • WRAP looks to boost recycled glass content

    New research by the Waste & Resources Action Programme shows that consumers are as likely to buy products in jars and bottles made with mixed colour recycled glass as they are to purchase items in clear glass packaging. WRAP hopes that this finding will boost demand for containers with high recycled content. It partnered with supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to determine if consumers would ...

  • Glass packaging has lowest carbon footprint

    A study has found that the lifecycle of a glass container produces the lowest emissions compared to aluminium or plastic packaging. Carried out by glass recycler O-I, the report is the packaging industry’s ‘first’ complete carbon footprint assessment of the lifecycle of a glass container from the extraction of raw materials to its reuse or recycling. Glass had the lowest carbon footprint across ...

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