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São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV): The first four years

By April Gocha / September 25, 2017

The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?

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Late José Arana Varela, leading Brazilian ceramic scientist, helped found Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2016

The global ceramic science community lost a beloved member last week. José Arana Varela, professor of physics at University of São Paulo State and CEO of the São Paulo State Research Funding Agency (FAPESP), both in São Paulo, Brazil, died May 17 after battling liver cancer.

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CeRTEV makes great strides in glass education during summer school program in Brazil

By Stephanie Liverani / August 25, 2015

The Center for Glass Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) organized one of the world’s largest short courses focusing on glass education worldwide in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, this month.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 10, 2015

Logan Clay celebrates 125 years, Molycorp restructures to deal with debt, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 10, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / April 3, 2015

Blasch Precision Ceramics feels pressure, smart glass start-up raises millions, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for April 3, 2015.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / September 23, 2013

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / November 16, 2012

Keeping a ‘heat work’ check on technical ceramics processes British’s Mantec Technical Ceramics, owner of the Bullers brand, has introduced high temperature Bullers Process Control Discs. Important in all ceramic manufacturing, when it comes to technical ceramics, ferrites, MLCCs, refractories, grinding wheels, compacts and powder injected components then ensuring a uniform and controlled ‘heat work’ profile is absolutely…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / November 13, 2012

• Asahi Glass Co. has decided to shut down AGC Glass North America’s Kingsport Plant in Tennessee in order to improve the profitability of its photovoltaic cover glass operations. This plant closure will cut down more than 30 percent of the group’s manufacturing capacity for PV cover glass. • RHI, a world market leader in…

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UNITECR is when the world of refractories meets; call for papers deadline looms

By / October 3, 2012

Scientists, engineers and even business people in the field of ceramics like to describe ceramics as an “enabling” material. What we typically mean is that often ceramic materials serve as a platform for other materials or must be combined or used in some way with other materials, thereby enabling the production of an end-use product…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / May 7, 2012

(Note: the most recent Ceramic Tech Today email—May 15, 2012—accidentally contained an older link that directs readers to this page. For readers who want to go to P. Carlo Ratto’s most recent “News from the glass and refractory worlds, please click here.) • According to reports, Asahi Glass is considering expanding a factory it has…

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