March 9th, 2018 | by April Gocha
GE Aviation is expanding two of its ceramic matrix composite manufacturing plants in North Carolina, one in Asheville and one in West Jefferson. The company will invest an additional $105 million in the plants, which manufacture jet engine components.
December 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Kyocera breaks ground on new structural ceramic manufacturing plant in Japan, Saint-Gobain acquires Flemish roof reinforcement specialist Wattex, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 8, 2017.
July 7th, 2017 | by April Gocha
The American Chemical Society and GE recently proposed nine new scientific emojis to be considered to enter the official emoji lexicon later this year—a lab coat, test tube, microbe, petri dish, DNA, compass, abacus, fire extinguisher, and goggles.
June 23rd, 2017 | by April Gocha
Cost complications in refractory and ceramics manufacturing, Nano Dimension and Semplastics to build 3-D low-density and high-thickness ceramics, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 23, 2017.
May 31st, 2017 | by April Gocha
Join former “MythBusters” host Adam Savage and “Innovation Nation” correspondent Alie Ward as they go inside GE Aviation’s testing facility in Peebles, Ohio, to see how the company's jet engines are manufactured and tested.
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.
February 24th, 2017 | by April Gocha
HarbisonWalker International announces new plant construction, Morgan Advanced Materials offloads electro-ceramics unit to Germany's CeramTec, GE Aviation reveals $4B investment in US operations, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for February 24, 2017.
January 27th, 2017 | by April Gocha
GE plans for industrialization of additive manufacturing, US manufacturing sector expands at fastest pace in two years, Lithoz establishes a subsidiary in America, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for January 27, 2017.
December 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Kyocera receives FDA clearance for ceramic hip replacement, Panasonic develops first IPS liquid crystal panel with awesome contrast ratio, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 16, 2016.
December 2nd, 2016 | by April Gocha
While big data has a familiar role in research, that’s not the only place for potential—because analysis of big data offers the ability to comprehensively assess many nuanced variables at once, it’s particularly well suited for complex processes such as manufacturing.