Published on March 9th, 2018 | By: April Gocha0
Ceramic and glass business news of the weekPublished on March 9th, 2018 | By: April Gocha
The U.S. Army has awarded Ceradyne Inc., a 3M company, an additional $34 million to continue supplying its ballistic helmet of the future. The Integrated Head Protection System uses advanced materials and more to give soldiers advanced protection.
PERFECT-3D’s process for 3D printing of ceramics for complex components resulted from the collaboration of its parent company, Renaissance Services Inc., with the DOD, a major investment casting company, a chemical company, and an aircraft engine manufacturer.
The Eberspaecher Group started construction work on the new development building and production plant of Eberspaecher catem Hermsdorf GmbH & Co. KG. The products act as core technology for heating comfort in electric and hybrid vehicles worldwide.
ATS Armor LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Achilles Technology Solutions LLC and global designer and manufacturer of advanced, lightweight ballistic solutions, announced entry into the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market as a ballistic solution provider.
Kyocera International Inc. announced a new line of high-performance, high-resolution liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels specifically designed for automotive head-up-displays. These LCDs offer high light transmittance, high resolution, and the widest operating temperature range.
Air Filtration Holdings LLC, in partnership with The Edgewater Funds and Duchossois Capital Management, has acquired RoboVent, a U.S. provider of industrial ventilation and filtration solutions. The acquisition became official on February 1, 2018.
Michael Pfaender, president of Sem-Com Co. Inc., a Toledo, Ohio-based specialty glass company, has announced that after more than thirty years in business, the company will cease operations at the end of April. Efforts are currently ongoing to find a new owner. Interested parties may contact Pfaender at Sememail@example.com or 419-537-8813.
The Fabricated Products Division of H.C. Starck has been certified for the seventh consecutive year as tantalum conflict-free in accordance with the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI, formerly CFSI). RMI conducted audits of facilities in Newton, Mass., and Hermsdorf, Germany.
Deltech Kiln and Furnace Design LLC announced it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for the quality management system implemented at its Denver, Colo. location. The scope of the certification includes “design and supply of electric laboratory and production scale furnaces and related control systems”.
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