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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

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Indian Ceramics 2019 and Ceramics Asia 2019 to be held February 27–March 1, 2019

Indian Ceramics and Ceramics Asia will take place from February 27–March 1, 2019, in Gujarat, India. The event covers the entire spectrum of ceramic and brick machinery, raw materials, supplies, and technology.

Intermac to host events in three cities

Intermac will host manufacturers from across North America at its showrooms in three different cities in October and November. The events provide opportunities to learn about and experience machine technology firsthand.

Chandos to build Advanced Nuclear Materials Research Centre

Chandos Construction Ltd. will build the Advanced Nuclear Materials Research Center for Canadian Nuclear Laboratories at a cost of $250 million. The facility will enable world-class research in nuclear energy, public health, environmental stewardship and global security.

This decades-old toy company is the last of its kind. Here’s how it survived

Pummeled by outsourcing and video games, Marble King, the U.S.’s sole surviving manufacturer of marbles, finds new homes for its products in spray paint cans, women’s boutiques, and the occasional blockbuster movie.

Lynas Corporation ships rare earth-oxides worldwide

Australian-based Lynas Corporation, specializing in extracting and processing REEs, is anticipating an increase in demand from magnets in the electric vehicles and automation-appliances industries.

Air Products to supply equipment to new South Korean glass plant

Air Products will supply oxygen and oxy-fuel combustion equipment to KCC Corporation in Sejong, South Korea. The equipment will be used for a new glass fibre production line at the Sejong site, scheduled for 2019.

HPC4Mfg National Laboratory to host webinars for Manufacturing Day

HPC4Mfg National Laboratory partners will talk about their projects and laboratory capabilities in a series of webinars for Manufacturing Day. Topics include HPC simulation capabilities as they apply to advanced industrial problems in machine learning, computational fluids dynamics, and additive manufacturing.

Saint-Gobain steps up its commitment to sustainability

During World Green Building Week (September 24–30), a flagship event organized by the World Green Building Council, Saint-Gobain unveiled a new web platform, Green Buildings, that guides sustainable construction professionals through their sustainable certification process.

ZEISS introduces versatile lens in ZEISS Batis family

With a 40-millimeter fixed focal length, the ZEISS Batis 2/40 CF (Close Focus) is the latest addition to the product family. This standard lens in the ZEISS Batis family features a quick autofocus and an extremely short minimum focus distance.

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