NSG Group selects location of US manufacturing plant

The NSG Group has selected a location for its new glass production facility in the United States. Its new facility will be located in Troy Township in Ohio, nearby First Solar’s Lake Township, Ohio site. The site selection is pending approval of state and local incentives.

Experts share AI, advanced manufacturing tips

At a recent gathering, presenters challenged manufacturers to embrace digital disruption in a systematic way. The Right Place, West Michigan’s economic development agency, hosted the 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Summit on Oct. 30 with the theme, “Industry 4.0.”

Tethon 3D to demonstrate new DLP printer at formnext

Tethon 3D will demonstrate its Bison 1000 DLP printer at formnext, November 13–16 in Frankfurt, Germany. The desktop printer is intended for use with ceramic and metal UV curable resins developed by the company.

Sika acquires concrete fiber company in the USA

Sika has acquired the global concrete fibers business from Propex Holding LLC, which includes a U.S. plant manufacturing synthetic fibers for use in concrete reinforcement, sales operations in Sika’s three geographical regions, and a strong brand.

DuPont partners with leading PV companies for a shared green future

At the first China International Import Expo, DuPont Photovoltaic and Advanced Materials, a business unit of DuPont Electronics & Imaging, is showcasing solar material solutions to echo its long-term commitment to global renewable energy and sustainable development.

American Insulated Glass acquires Innovative Glass of America

American Insulated Glass has acquired Innovative Glass of America, a North Carolina-based glass fabricator and distributor. The deal enables AIG to expand its market reach and product capabilities across the Southeastern United States.

Tungsten: Administrators seek buyer for Drakelands mine in UK

Voluntary administrators of Australia-based Wolf Minerals announce they are selling the company and seek binding offers before November 20, 2018. The U.K. liquidator is also seeking offers for the assets of the U.K. subsidiary of Wolf Minerals.

Iris Inspection and Heye form partnership

Iris Inspection Machines and Heye International have formed an alliance under the name WENSPECT. The companies have worked together for many years supplying inspection machines worldwide and will combine forces in areas of customer service, sales, and engineering.

Saverglass opens $120 million Mexican plant

French container glassmaker Saverglass opened a new $120 million Mexican plant to respond to an increasing trend for premiumisation in the drinks sector, for example: tequilas and mezcals in Mexico, fine wines and spirits in the United States, and Caribbean rums.

SCHOTT to introduce thin, stable, anti-reflective cover glass at electronica trade fair

SCHOTT North America will display its CONTURAN Tough AS at the electronica trade fair in München, Germany next week. The aluminosilicate glass is an alternative for mechanically stressed display glazing and offers thin, stable, and anti-reflective properties.

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. acquires manufacturer of acetylene carbon black

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A., a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, acquired acetylene carbon black manufacturer Société du Noir d’Acétylène de l’Aubette, SAS. The agreement includes provisions for a long-term feedstock supply.