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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 25, 2015

Ceramics market to experience positive product demand, NIST awards Wisconsin manufacturers, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 25, 2015.

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Glass embedded with ceramic frit or UV patterns is for the birds

By April Gocha / June 6, 2014

Bird advocacy groups estimate that hundreds of millions of birds die every year from bird-on-glass collisions in the U.S. alone, but ceramic frit glass and UV-patterned glass can help birds see the glass to protect them from collisions.

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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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Go green at MS&T14—and it’s not too early to dream of MS&T15

By April Gocha / May 21, 2014

Registration will soon open for MS&T14, and symposium proposals for MS&T15 are due by May 31—don’t delay!

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 21, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Around the world of ceramics in eight minutes: CeramTec launches additional international websites In a concerted campaign, the CeramTec Group has launched sites in a dozen additional languages. Together with the international websites already available in German and English, and the versions launched in the fall of 2012 for…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 29, 2012

AGC’s new chemically strengthened Leoflex glass coming June 1. Credit: AGC. Here is what we are hearing: Khosla joins Bill Gates & Total to back Liquid Metal Battery (GigaOm) Liquid Metal Battery, a startup developing a battery for the power grid that already counted Bill Gates and oil giant Total as an investor, has now…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 27, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Kyocera’s 315-watt, 80-cell solar module launches in the US Kyocera Solar Inc. has announced the launch of its highest-output solar module, the 80-cell KD 315. The new module is ideal for large-scale installations like solar-covered parking, and is now available for US customers. Designed for high output, safety and ease…

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