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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

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US to offer ‘black box’ nuclear waste tech to other nations

The National Nuclear Security Administration is considering helping other countries handle nuclear waste by using technologies that could involve techniques such as crushing, heating, and sending a current through the waste to reduce its volume.

Global automotive windshield market expected to grow with a CAGR of 6.2 percent

The report on global automotive windshield market predicts the global automotive windshield market to grow with a CAGR of 6.2 percent over the forecast period from 2018-2024. The report also finds growing use of solar reflective windshields and increasing use of Gorilla Glass.

Aurora Labs partners with WorleyParsons in 3D additive manufacturing joint venture

Australian 3D printing specialist Aurora Labs joined with engineering firm WorleyParsons to create an additive manufacturing joint venture called AdditiveNow. The venture will use rapid manufacturing metal 3D printing technology to design, produce, and deploy complex components for energy and resources operators.

Global Solar PV Glass Market Report 2018-2023

The “Solar PV Glass Market” report projects Solar PV Glass market will grow at CAGR of 15.63 percent to reach US$11,717.997 million by 2023, from US$4,903.24 million in 2017. Growing use of solar panels across different sectors coupled with reducing prices augments demand for solar PV glass worldwide.

Fives Machining moves machine tool services business to newly expanded facility

Machine tool and manufacturing solutions provider Fives Machining Systems Inc. announced the relocation of its Machine Tool Services and Solutions business to a new production facility in Kentucky. The new home will support the activity of more than 20 service centers worldwide.

SCHOTT Glass setting up a new pharma tubing tank facility

With the increasing demand for glass tubing, SCHOTT Glass India is investing in a new pharma tubing tank facility at its existing manufacturing site at Jambusar, Gujarat. The new facility is expected to commence commercial production by early 2020.

Precision ADM receives certification for aerospace-grade additive manufacturing

Canadian engineering and additive manufacturing service provider Precision ADM was granted two new Quality Management System (QMS) certifications. Under the new standards, Precision ADM has been assured for consistent production.

Navajo Technical University to build center for advanced manufacturing

Navajo Technical University procured a $3.5 million grant from National Science Foundation to establish NTU Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The new center will focus on enhancing education, fostering research, and stimulating economic development.

Batteries: EU agrees new 2030 CO2 limits on cars, forcing automakers to reassess EV targets

The European Parliament and EU countries agreed to new emissions limits. Despite having different individual CO2 targets, they agreed that any new cars sold from 2030 will have to emit 37.5% less CO2 on average compared to 2021 levels of 95g CO2 per Km.

CelSian commences expert training sessions in January

CelSian has organized a series of expert training sessions in the new year to give more extensive training to employees of glass producing companies and suppliers to the glass industry. Topics will include glass melting, processes and challenges, combustion control, glass quality, and more.

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