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3-D printing, clean energy, and next-gen electronics: Three materials scale-up trends to watch on National Manufacturing Day

By Stephanie Liverani / October 7, 2016

Every first Friday of October, manufacturing companies and organizations join the movement to raise awareness about U.S. manufacturing. From 3-D printing to solar to next-gen electronics, check out some of the materials manufacturing buzz we’ve been following this year.

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Research advancing the glassy frontier showcased at Corning Research Summit, including ACerS report on consortium planning

By Eileen De Guire / June 21, 2016

Corning held its second Glass Research Summit at company headquarters in Corning, N.Y., June 1–3, where ACerS reported on progress to establish the Functional Glass Manufacturing Innovation Consortium.

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ACerS in 2016—meetings, content, and the Foundation gets rolling

By Eileen De Guire / December 29, 2015

As we stand on the threshold of a new year and all the opportunity it will offer us, we take a moment to anticipate highlights of the ACerS 2016 year.

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Unofficial “Glass Week” draws to close

By Eileen De Guire / November 6, 2015

Nobody officially declared this to be “Glass Week,” but when five events significant to the glass manufacturing community occur in a compressed timeframe it is tantamount to a cosmic proclamation of Glass Week.

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Scaling up: Three materials manufacturing trends to watch in honor of National Manufacturing Day

By Stephanie Liverani / October 2, 2015

Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we’ve provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we’ve covered at CTT.

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The American Ceramic Society awarded $480k NIST AMTech planning grant to establish functional glass manufacturing consortium

By Yoko Co / May 15, 2015

The American Ceramic Society has been awarded a $480,000 planning grant by the NIST Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) program to form the Functional Glass Manufacturing Innovation Consortium (FGMIC). The FGMIC is one of 16 AMTech awards announced by NIST for a total of $7.8 million. The project starts June 1, 2015. Functional glasses are…

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