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Tecnoglass to Build Float Plant in Colombia

According to reporting in the Global Legal Chronicle, Tecnoglass will build a $45 million float glass plant in Galapa, Colombia.

Bonnell Aluminum Rebrands

Bonnell Aluminum started a rebranding of the company. Bonnell and its subsidiaries, AACOA and Futura, will all fall under the Bonnell Aluminum banner. Together, they provide a comprehensive range of custom extruded, fabricated and finished aluminum solutions to the building and construction markets.

U-M Taubman College and Guardian Industries Announce Research Partnership

The University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and Guardian Industries formed a new collaborative research partnership in advanced glass materials.

The Novatech Group Acquires Laurier

The Novatech Group, a Toronto-based door manufacturer, acquired glass product manufacturer Laurier, based near Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

First Solar Begins Production at New Manufacturing Facility in Lake Township

First Solar started production at its new manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, according to reporting in the The Blade, a Toledo, Ohio-based newspaper.

3 Financial Strategies for Uncertain Times

The Bottom Line We are in a unique time where there is uncertainty but also access to relatively cheap financing. This environment allows companies to improve their safety net, and potentially profits, by leveraging financing. It also allows them to improve cash flow by leveraging vendor…

Labor and Automation

  Related Reading | Labor and Automation: How automation and technology make people less necessary, more important Technology may be enticing and a solution to some labor woes. However, industry companies are faced with many challenges when considering technology investment. Often at the top…

What’s New in Social Media

It’s time once again for a social media news roundup! Here is a summary of the biggest moves being made in the social media world this summer, and how they could impact your business. Instagram The image-sharing platform has long tried to make it easy for users to toggle back and forth between…