Published on January 12th, 2018 | By: April Gocha0
Ceramic and glass business news of the weekPublished on January 12th, 2018 | By: April Gocha
Höganäs reports that it has signed an agreement to acquire H.C. Starck’s surface technology and ceramic powders division, STC. STC is a global manufacturer of surface technology, ceramic and additive manufacturing powders for a range of end-market applications.
Kwambio is continuing its investment in versatile, ceramic-based 3-D printing with a brand new 3-D printer. The startup just announced that it will be introducing its high precision Ceramo One, the first industrial 3-D printer in the world for ceramic materials, at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council announces the second edition of its Glass Manufacturing Industry Report. This detailed and comprehensive reference source for intelligence on the glass manufacturing industry contains mores that 163 pages.
Millennials make up the largest share of the American workforce—one in three workers is a millennial. As baby boomers leave the workforce and millennials make up a more significant part of it, many manufacturers believe that this generation will change manufacturing.
Vietnamese group Catalan Ceramics has chosen Sacmi technology to complete an investment plan that aims to extend its tile range. A completely new Sacmi-supplied production line for large glazed ceramic tiles, which spans from press to kiln outlet, is currently being installed.
The abstract deadline has been extended to January 15 for the PNCS–ESG 2018 joint conference in Saint Malo, France, July 3–9, 2018. The 15th International Conference on the Physics of Non-Crystalline Solids (PNCS) provides a forum for developments on the physics of non-crystalline materials. The 14th European Society of Glass (ESG) conference explores ways to improve the quality and the performance of glass products.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. announced the promotion of Billy Ray Smith to senior vice president and president, Oil & Gas Proppants, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Smith succeeds Don D. Weinheimer, who will be retiring but will stay on for an interim period.
Ceramaterials announced the signing of its newest representative, Industrial Furnace Specialties, providing coverage for Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. IFS is out of Justin, Texas, and specializes in industrial furnace repairs, inspections and maintenance installations.
Ametek Brookfield offers its Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements. This popular course was created to help users comprehend the functionality of the instrument, solve the mysteries of fluid behavior and rheology, and create successful and repeatable viscosity test methods.
A £25m-turnover stockist and manufacturer of glass products for the construction industry, Float Glass Industries, has fallen into administration, although the Greater Manchester-based company will continue to trade while the possibility of securing a sale is explored.
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