November 13th, 2017 | by Andrea Ross
A record-setting 575 people converged upon the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, November 6-9, for the 78th annual Conference on Glass Problems. The conference brought together global manufacturers, suppliers, and academics to exchange innovations and solutions for the glass industry.
September 15th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Organizational changes at Allied Mineral Products, why so many American battery materials startups are failing, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for September 15, 2017.
July 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The CEO of advanced materials manufacturing company American Elements recently met with White House officials to vie for the government to nationalize the U.S.’s last remaining rare earth mine.
June 14th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
By reducing typical sintering temperatures from >1000ºC to <300ºC, cold sintering offers the potential to both increase energy efficiency and drastically reduce manufacturing costs—a win–win for manufacturers and consumers alike.
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.
April 25th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Ceramic and glass power week kicked off yesterday with the 6th Ceramic Business and Leadership Summit, where attendees came from all over the world to listen to thought leaders share their expertise on a variety of topics focused on marketing for manufacturers.
March 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The Marketing for Manufacturers Forum on April 24 will include a workshop on how to improve your marketing ROI led by Rebecca Geier, CEO of TREW Marketing. In this interview, she discusses how marketing has changed and what attendees can expect to learn in her workshop.
March 14th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Manufacturing is changing as new technologies improve efficiencies. As the industry continues to grow, companies will need to find and train workers willing to learn new skill sets.
February 10th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A graduate student from London is using his knowledge of ceramics to help a non-profit in Uganda improve production processes for locally-manufactured ceramic water filters.
February 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Kansas State University have devised and patented a simple, inexpensive, and scalable method to mass produce graphene—using only hydrocarbon gas, oxygen, and a spark plug.