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Reduced firing temperatures, low-e kiln design to save energy, cut emissions

By Jim Destefani / September 30, 2013

A new electric field-assisted kiln technology developed at Ceram could work in combination with lower-firing materials to cut energy costs and emissions for the ceramics industry.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / September 13, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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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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Ceram building first commercial-scale flash sintering kiln?

By Eileen De Guire / April 18, 2013

Credit: Marco Cologna & Rishi Raj, Univ. of Colorado. Words such as “novel” and “revolutionary” get thrown around fairly frequently in science and engineering circles, but the still-young technique of flash sintering, in theory, could deliver a broad revolution in the preparation of ceramic materials, and it appears it will soon be put to a…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / February 1, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Energy secretary resigning from Obama Cabinet (cnn.com) Energy Secretary Steven Chu will resign from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet in coming weeks, he told Energy Department staff in a letter on Friday. Chu, who turns 65 this month, was a leading advocate in the Obama administration for alternative energy development, making…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / April 20, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Kyocera remains San Diego’s most-awarded company for environmental programs, honored with 12th consecutive city recycling award; to hold eWaste recycling program in honor of Earth Day 2012 Kyocera Communications Inc., a San Diego-based provider of wireless phones in the Americas and a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera International Inc., has…

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