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Glass federation to lobby for standardized codes

Post Time:Feb 09,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:97

The Glass and Glazing Federation (Gulf) is aiming to target a 25-strong membership to form a body and lobby the UAE Government for standardization of glass codes, according to its chief executive. "One of the issues here is that manufacturers and processors work to very high technical standards but they are all different - American, Japanese, British or European. The idea of the federation is to bring the industry together and give them a single set of standards that everyone works to - so that it becomes easier for architects and specifiers to understand how they were comparing companies and it is a way of promoting those companies that promote themselves as high quality as opposed to those outside the grouping," said Nigel Rees, chief executive and national secretary, Glass and Glazing Federation, according to a Feb. 9 Zawya.com report.

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