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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 15, 2016

Alcoa moves to reduce alumina production, MesoCoat tug-o-war is over, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 15, 2016.

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Florida’s tallest lighthouse stacks up ceramics and shines through glass just minutes away from Daytona Beach

By April Gocha / November 3, 2015

The ICACC’16 conference venue will be teeming with the latest research on advanced ceramics and composites—but there’s plenty more to learn about ceramic and glass materials beyond Daytona Beach.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 19, 2015

Separating rare earths with UV light, NASA testing materials in space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 19, 2015.

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To be continued in ACerS Bulletin: Corning Museum of Glass curator hunts for world’s oldest telescopes

By April Gocha / March 27, 2015

Marv Bolt, Curator of Science and Technology at the Corning Museum of Glass, is on a global hunt for the world’s oldest telescopes. Watch this short video to learn more from Bolt, and stay tuned for the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin for additional coverage.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / August 12, 2013

Ultra-thin carbon-based wafer saws save silicon You can’t saw without producing sawdust, and that can be expensive if, for example, you’re sawing silicon wafers for photovoltaic and semiconductor applications. But scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM (Freiburg, Germany) and the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO; Highett, Victoria) have…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 4, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: GE Aviation expects to add 200 more area jobs GE Aviation Systems’ $50 million investment on the University of Dayton campus bodes well for the company and the area, the company’s president and chief executive. In the past five years, GE Aviation has added 400 jobs at its three Dayton-area plants.…

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