Volume 42, Issue 6 - June 2007

Distribution & Production
Report Shows Flat Glass Revenue Increased in 2006 

The latest report from Research and Markets in Dublin, Ireland, “Flat Glass Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade (1996-2008),” indicates that the industry’s revenue for the year 2006 was approximately $3.7 million. The gross profit was 35.68 percent at $1.32 million. According to the report, the 79 establishments in the industry in 2006 each contributed, on average, $46.87 million in annual revenue. 

The report also notes that the total import-export value for the year 2006 was $2.09 million. There were 123 countries that conducted foreign trade with the United States in 2006, exactly the same as year 2005. The top trading countries included Canada, Taiwan, Mexico, China and Japan, which represent a combined total of approximately 71 percent of all imports and exports. 

This industry report packs ten years of data from hundreds of government and private statistical resources into 142 pages of the latest market research. www.researchandmarkets.com 

InterEdge Expands Fire-Rated Glazing to Southwest
InterEdge Technologies received UL certification of its AFG Alvarado, Texas, branch to produce and distribute non-wired PyroEdge 20 and Schott Pyran ceramic glazing.

“All orders will be turned around in seven to ten days or less and will be delivered at no cost to customers in AFG Alvarado’s service area,” says Tim Andersen, sales manager. www.firesafe-glass.com 


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