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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By Jim Destefani / November 4, 2013

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By Eileen De Guire / April 30, 2013

Libbey‘s sales for Q1 2013 were $183.5 million, compared to $187.8 million, a decrease of 2.3 percent. CEO Stephanie Streeter said there had been a sales decline in the USA and Canada but Mexico and Latin America had reported a sales increase. US manufacturer O-I was hit by a European slump in the first quarter…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / February 24, 2013

• Glass tableware manufacturer Libbey plans to cut capacity and reduce staff within its North American business. The company said its realignment at its Shreveport, La., site would effect 200 jobs. • This spring, the 11-year-old amber glass furnace at Gerresheimer Essen will be replaced by a new one. The facility has two furnaces, one…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / July 30, 2012

Owens-Illinois has reported second quarter net sales of $1.766 billion in 2012, down from $1.959 billion in the prior year second quarter, primarily due to unfavourable foreign currency translation. Corning Singapore Holdings is to build a $600 million site for the manufacture of TFT-LCD glass substrates in China. The Corning Inc. subsidiary has signed a…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 17, 2012

* Libbey Glass, a glassware manufacturer, has announced that for the quarter-ended Dec. 31, 2011, sales were $214.8 million, compared to $222.8 million the previous year. • Consol Glass has opened its new bottle manufacturing factory in Nigel, South Africa, the first phase of a planned development on a greenfield site of 50 hectares. Further…

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