An automated warehouse is a breath-taking sight: picture a circuit board of activity as scores of box-shaped robots soar between pallets, scanning shelves and retrieving stock for delivery to a picking station.
In response to industry demand, Orton is offering a series of new short courses dealing with refractories and glass. The first new course to be offered is “Advanced Thermal Properties of Refractories,” to be held on October 29 and 30, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio.
Press Glass, headquartered in Poczesna, Poland, and one of Europe’s largest independent flat glass processing operations, will invest $43.55 million to establish a 280,000-square-foot architectural glass fabrication facility in Henry County, Virginia.
Owens-Illinois is up 10% since reporting Q2 results. The current valuation assumes no margin improvement, but margins should improve as conditions normalize and management makes further progress on its initiatives.
Rainbow Rare Earths anticipates an increase in Gakara’s monthly concentrate production as the company ramps up mining at Gasagwe. During Q2 2018, 275t of Gakara rare earth concentrates were produced, up slightly from 250t in the first quarter, though concentrate grade fell to 55% REO.
Corning Incorporated is offering an opportunity to apply for its 5th Annual Gordon S. Fulcher Sabbatical Program. The program is named after famed Corning glass scientist, Gordon S. Fulcher, who pioneered research on the electronic melting of refractory materials and introduced the Fulcher equation for viscosity.