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GE advances advanced manufacturing with Connecticut lab

By Jessica McMathis / December 3, 2014

GE Industrial Solutions hopes to revolutionize plant operations and slash production cycle times through the work being done at the company’s new Advanced Manufacturing Lab.

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A ceramic and glass holiday gift guide for everyone on your Black Friday shopping list

By April Gocha / November 27, 2014

The day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, is a consumer spending extravaganza—and if you’re going to buy a gift, why not get one fashioned out of your favorite materials? Here are some ceramics and glass gift ideas to help you find the perfect present.

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Guide your buying with ceramicSOURCE, ACerS annual buyer’s guide—now available online

By April Gocha / November 25, 2014

We’ll leave buying sweaters, snuggies, and sneakers up to you, but when it comes to a professional purchase for your job, company, or career, we’d like to help.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 24, 2014

GE’s new ceramic matrix composite factory opens, Du-Co does mullite, PPG designing jet windshields, Morgan offers sapphire, US Silica named to Forbes list, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 24, 2014.

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Students and young professionals: Apply now for Du-Co scholarship, award

By / February 5, 2013

[jwplayer mediaid=”33887″] Back in August, ACerS announced the creation of the new Du-Co scholarships and awards. These new awards are made possible by a gift from Reldon Cooper. Cooper, who has since passed away, was an emeritus member of ACerS and part of the Society’s Engineering Ceramics Division. During his career, Cooper earned a great…

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Reldon Cooper, renaissance man, passes

By / August 22, 2012

Reldon Cooper. Credit: Du-Co Ceramics Co. We are sad to note that Reldon Cooper, a longtime member and corporate leader within The American Ceramic Society, has died at the age of 93. I most recently wrote about Cooper, cofounder of the Du-Co Ceramics Co., just a few weeks ago when he and his family gave…

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Society gains new awards through generosity of Cooper, Varshneya families

By / August 1, 2012

Left, Arun and Darshana Varshneya, and right, Lora Cooper Rothen and Reldon Cooper. Because of the kindness and philanthropy of two families who had already given much support to The American Ceramic Society, the organization now has four new awards to bestow on standout members and students. The gifts to ACerS come from the Varshneya…

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Data drives engineering of ceramics; workshop asks ‘how well?’

By Eileen De Guire / June 8, 2012

Steve Freiman opens a two-day workshop for about 30 participants to discuss the data needs and challenges facing the engineered ceramics and glass community. Credit: ACerS. Data. It is the lifeblood of science and engineering. Researchers and engineers use it to model, design, benchmark, evaluate, monitor and compare. But, how easy is it to find,…

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