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Apple’s investment in Corning is investment in US manufacturing

By Faye Oney / May 26, 2017

Apple’s latest announcement of its $200 million investment in Corning’s Harrodsburg, Ky., manufacturing facility appears to solidify a partnership it has had with Corning since 2007. The Kentucky facility makes screens for the iPhone with Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 14, 2014

New Apple–GT Advanced dispute documents surface, H.C. Starck and Ningxia reach agreement, Schott to restructure in Duryea, top global innovators announced, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 14, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 10, 2014

GT Advanced Technologies goes bankrupt, Alcoa opens aerospace alloy plant, Xaar dropping the axe, David Slutz dishes all, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 10, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 9, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Video: Apple set to harness the power of sapphire

By Jessica McMathis / February 14, 2014

Reports indicate that Apple is manufacturing sapphire crystal screens to be used in future devices—but will they stand up to some of the strongest materials on Earth?

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Video: GT Advanced Technologies to grow sapphire crystals for Apple

By Eileen De Guire / November 7, 2013

  Boston-based mobile and tablet blog, Pocketnow, toured the Salem, Mass., plant where GT Advanced Technologies grows sapphire crystals, similar to the ones GT will be growing for Apple in a new Mesa, Ariz. plant. (Credit: Pocketnow; YouTube.) On Monday GT Advanced Technologies (Concord, N.H.) announced its third quarter financials and that it had signed…

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Sapphire versus Gorilla Glass in smartphones? Corning says no contest but GT Advanced Technologies disagrees

By / May 23, 2013

There have been many gains in the production and application of sapphire over the last decade, but one new application being pursued—cover and touch screens for smartphones and similar devices—has certainly surprised me and is generating some controversy over its commercial feasibility. Most of the discussion about sapphire can be traced to GT Advanced Technologies…

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