April 24th, 2018 | by April Gocha
In an effort to increase its sustainability and materials recycling efforts, Apple just unveiled a new robotic iPhone disassembly system, Daisy, that can separate and recover valuable materials from used iPhone devices in a matter of minutes.
September 15th, 2017 | by April Gocha
By now, you’ve probably heard that the rumors are true—Apple’s newest iPhones have shed their aluminum skins for an “all-glass design” instead, complete with front and back glass surfaces.
July 28th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Saint-Gobain acquires TekBond, adhesives specialist in Brazil, developing the next generation of structural ceramics, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for July 27, 2017.
May 26th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Apple's latest announcement of its $200 million investment in Corning's Harrodsburg, Ky., manufacturing facility appears to solidify a partnership it has had with Corning since 2007. The Kentucky facility makes screens for the iPhone with Corning's Gorilla Glass.
May 19th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Apple to make significant investment in Corning’s glass production, Owens Corning to acquire high-performance cellular glass manufacturer Pittsburgh Corning, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for May 19, 2017.
April 21st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Apple has published a patent, hinting that the back of its next iPhone may be made of a metallic glass material. The material is created using a micro-alloying process that combines metallic glass with a metal substrate, resulting in a smooth and durable finish.
September 9th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Apple unveiled the latest iteration of its tech products this week, debuting the new iPhone 7 and Series 2 Watches.
August 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Kyocera to acquire optical component manufacturer, AGC to establish automotive glass manufacturing base in North Africa, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 5, 2016.
June 10th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Saint-Gobain unveils new logo, Apple stores getting conductive glass, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 10, 2016.
June 1st, 2016 | by April Gocha
Nanoparticle catalysts could reduce precious metal needs, Apple supplier confirms glass rumors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 1, 2016.