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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 23, 2013

Somany Q4 net up nearly 20 percent Somany Ceramics Ltd. says improved sales resulted in net profit of Rs 10.14 crore ($1.88 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, a year-on-year increase of 19.85 percent. The tile manufacturer’s net sales also rose to Rs 333.71 crore ($61.8 million) for the quarter, compared with Rs…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 7, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Unifrax announces acquisition deal Unifrax, the Niagara Falls, N.Y.,-based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it has acquired Lauscha Fiber International (LFI) from Bürger Glass- und Fasertechnik GmbH and JLR Holding W.L.L. Bahrain. LFI develops, manufactures and sells innovative, glass microfibers to a global customer base.…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 11, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Morgan Ceramics promotes efficiencies in Asia’s power sector through next-gen thermal insulation solutions and precision-engineering capabilities Morgan Ceramics, a division of Morgan Crucible Co., one of the world’s leading advanced materials companies, continues to strengthen working relationship with Asia’s power sector to maximize efficiencies in power generation and transmission in…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / August 16, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Ceradyne acquires interest in Graphite Machining Services and Innovations Ceradyne Inc. nnounced that it has acquired a minority interest with an option to acquire all of Tempe, Arizona-based Graphite Machining Services and Innovations. GMSI has developed a proprietary method of applying a chemical vapor deposited silicon carbide ceramic coating on…

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