Published on November 17th, 2017 | By: April Gocha0
Ceramic and glass business news of the weekPublished on November 17th, 2017 | By: April Gocha
Developers of Jeddah Tower—what will be the world’s tallest building—have selected Guardian Glass to supply the façade glass for the project’s over one-kilometer-high landscape. The project includes approximately 55 football fields of aesthetic and functional glass panels that meet the iconic landmark’s complex energy and performance requirements.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced net income of $41.3 million for the third quarter 2017, compared with a net loss of $11.3 million for the third quarter 2016. Oil and gas revenue totaled $286.4 million, a 230% increase over 2016 figures and an increase of 22% sequentially from the second quarter of 2017.
On October 28, China Triumph International Engineering Co. Ltd. (CTIEC) signed the general contract of second 600 tpd float glass line for Nasir Float Glass Industries Ltd. The first float glass line contract was originally signed in 2015, and this float glass production line is still underconstruction with a steady progress.
The University of Liège in Belgium recently established a Corning Inc. advanced-flow reactor qualified lab at its Center for Integrated Technology and Organic Synthesis. The lab provides customers with continuous-flow demonstrations, experimental trials, feasibility testing, and chemical reaction process development.
AGC Asahi Glass has launched a new functional brand, FORBLUE, for providing AGC’s eco-friendly technology for separating chemical substances. As a first step, AGC started sales of new fluorinated sulfonic acid ion exchange membranes.
The School of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Sydney is organizing “The Annual Summer School on Ferroelectrics (UNSW SSF 2018)” from February 5-9, 2018. The school will focus on fundamental science, as well as cutting edge and emerging applications.
Amedica Corp., a biomaterial company that develops and manufactures silicon nitride as a platform for biomedical applications, announced that the company made a 510(k) submission to the U.S Food and Drug Administration for its Valeo C+CSC with Lumen spinal implant.
Praxair Inc. will be offering a limited number of in-kind grants to select North American universities through its surface technologies business. The grant recipients will receive material and engineering assistance to support metal additive manufacturing courses and projects from Praxair Surface Technologies.
Lightwave Logic Inc., a technology company focused on applications in high-speed fiber-optic data communications and telecommunications with advanced photonic integrated circuit platforms, will consolidate all of its corporate and R&D operations into a new facility in Englewood, Colo.
Charu Ceramic Bangladesh has successfully installed and tested two new HWS Riedhammer shuttle kilns for the firing of high quality ceramic sanitaryware. These two HWS PF Pulse Firing kilns can accommodate up to five cars, giving a net load volume of 71.2 m³ and an estimated output of a 710 pieces per day of fired and re-fired items.
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