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2013-08-29 08:20:08

ALBANY, New York, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Antibacterial Glass (Silver and Others) Market for Hospitals, Food and Beverage, Military and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the market was valued at USD 120.0 million in 2011, and is expected to reach USD 183.3 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2012 to 2018....

2013-07-24 16:27:01

PARIS, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Publication of first-half 2013 results. KEY FIGURES (EURm) H1-2012* H1-2013 Change* Sales 21,590 20,771 -3.8% EBITDA 2,266 1,983 -12.5% Operating income 1,494 1,260 -15.7% Recurring[1] net income 608 422 -30.6% Net...

2013-07-21 23:02:29

Southpoint Solutions has honored the Saint-Gobain Abrasives Plant in Travelers Rest, S.C., with a special energy award for its upgrade to its existing lighting systems to reduce electricity costs and improve lighting quality, resulting in reduced electricity usage and less greenhouse gas emissions associated with electricity production. Travelers Rest, SC (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Southpoint Solutions has honored the Saint-Gobain Abrasives Plant in Travelers Rest, S.C., with a special energy...

2013-07-10 12:22:52

PARIS, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Already present in the habitat and construction markets in Russia through its Industrial Mortars and Insulation businesses, Saint-Gobain has just started production at its first plasterboard plant in the country. The new site - which also contains a gypsum quarry - is located close to the village of Gomzovo, in the Nizhny Novgorod region. The plant was officially opened on July 10, 2013 by Pierre-Andre de Chalendar, Chairman and CEO of...

2013-07-03 12:24:54

PARIS, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain shareholders responded favorably to the dividend reinvestment option, with 72.5% of the total dividend to be paid in stock. This high reinvestment rate allows Saint-Gobain to strengthen its equity by EUR474 million. A total of nearly 16.9 million new shares will be issued, equivalent to 3.1% of outstanding shares. The new shares will be issued and delivered on July 5. They will carry rights to the 2013...

2013-07-02 04:21:40

PARIS, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 17, 2013, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain has accepted the purchase offer of Ardagh on Verallia North America for an enterprise value of $1,694 million (around EUR1,275 million), representing 6.5 times 2012 EBITDA (around $261 million). The transaction is subject to authorization by the Federal Trade Commission (F.T.C). Yesterday, the F.T.C. filed a complaint in Federal Court seeking to prevent the sale from being consummated....

2013-07-01 12:25:13

DUBLIN, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7wpkx/float_glass) has announced the addition of the "Float Glass - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7wpkx/float_glass ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Float Glass...

2013-06-28 12:25:15

DUBLIN, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/84fj85/rolled_glass) has announced the addition of the "Rolled Glass - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/84fj85/rolled_glass ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Rolled Glass...

2013-06-18 12:31:35

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing confidence in the construction industry's ongoing recovery, CertainTeed Ceilings is reopening and expanding its ceilings manufacturing facility in Meridian, Miss. The announcement is the culmination of a re-invigoration of CertainTeed's ceilings business and positions the company to meet growing demand for its innovative acoustical solutions. "Bringing the Meridian plant back on-line is central to strengthening CertainTeed's...

2013-06-12 08:30:46

DUBLIN, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhr3q7/research_report) has announced the addition of the "Research Report on China's Glass Industry, 2012-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhr3q7/research_report ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Glass and the processed products are widely used in construction,...