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Disposed to disposable: Why homes don’t last in the Land of the Rising Sun

By Jessica McMathis / June 4, 2014

In Japan, where the typical home lasts just three decades and is worth nothing after 15 years, it’s common that homeowners have nothing to show for their 30 years of mortgage payments.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / February 16, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Thermal Technology ships large hot press Thermal Technology, a leading manufacturer of vacuum and high temperature furnace systems, recently built, installed and commissioned a 500,000-pound force hot press for a Northern California customer to produce large powder metallurgy semiconductor materials. The hot press, Model HP500-242424G, offers a large usable…

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