PARIS – A major project announced in March 2005 to replace automotive glass with lightweight polycarbonate glazing has not yet gelled. Cadence Innovations, the successor to the former bankrupt supplier Venture Industries, has planned a $30 million investment over the next six years in Czech Republic to produce polycarbonate glazing coated with a scratch-resistant “near-glass” layer. However, the company has not yet decided where to build its pilot plant. Last fall it expected to build ...

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