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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / January 26, 2013

• UK company Magma Ceramics & Catalysts has bought a 6000-square-meter manufacturing building in Vietnam to support its ceramics division, situated between Hanoi and Haiphong. Building modifications will commence in February 2013 with commercial production expected to begin later this year. • AGC Glass Co. North America has officially restarted its “G1” float glass line…

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News on glass & refractory world

By P. Carlo Ratto / February 7, 2012

• The owner of glass manufacturer Pilkington, Nippon Sheet Glass, has announced that it will close one of its three UK production lines in an effort to cut costs. The job cuts are the second major headcount reduction in two years: In March 2010, the firm cut 6,700 jobs in the wake of the global…

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