Published on March 16th, 2018 | By: April Gocha0
Ceramic and glass business news of the weekPublished on March 16th, 2018 | By: April Gocha
Materials technology company Lucideon says its plans for a “world-leading” ceramics center in Stoke-on-Trent will “herald a new era” for the region. Lucideon is working on a new Ceramic Park that it hopes will provide the company with “double-digit” growth of its business.
Saint-Gobain has acquired HyComp, an Ohio-based leading supplier of composite components made with proprietary carbon fibers and thermoplastic materials used in high-temperature and long-life applications in the aerospace industry.
Lucideon is expanding its training schedule to include a two-day refractories module for the glass industry. The two-day course “Refractories for the Glass Industry” at Lucideon headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent covers glass furnaces and regenerators.
Research in fundamental physics, chemistry, and even biology has the potential to unlock discoveries that could improve future generations of semiconductors. But without robust funding for these fundamental science investigations, we’ll never know what we don’t know.
South Korea’s building and industrial materials manufacturer KCC Corp. has completed construction to scale-up automotive glass production capacity at its plant in Yeoju, Gyeonggi Province, to 220,000 tons per annum.
Abdallah Massaad has had to ride two waves of global economic turmoil while leading a giant among giants in the ceramics industry and keep it afloat. After all, ceramics is a different world today than when RAK Ceramics began operations in 1989, he says.
Amedica Corporation announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance of the Valeo C+CsC with Lumen Interbody Fusion Device. The device is a composite spinal fusion implant that combines different densities of medical grade silicon nitride ceramic.
NASA has selected 128 proposals from American small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase II of its 2017 Small Business Innovation Research program. Selections support NASA’s future space exploration missions, while also benefiting the U.S. economy.
Scientists and engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently turned to Protolabs’ digital manufacturing services to rapidly produce highly precise parts and components for the National Ignition Facility.
Do you want to learn more about the ABET accreditation process? Are you preparing for an upcoming accreditation visit, or do you have questions about how to prepare? Consider attending this ABET information and evaluator retraining session on April 3 at the 2018 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit in Phoenix, Ariz.
AeroDef is the destination for composites and advanced materials experts, solutions, and education in aerospace and defense manufacturing. The conference and expo is held March 26–29 in Long Beach, Calif. Register now for free.
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 Semfirstname.lastname@example.org or 419-537-8813.
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