Lux Research Archives | The American Ceramic Society

Lux Research

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 12, 2015

Alcoa invests in aerospace, Soleras is sputtering ahead, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 12, 2015.

Read More

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 23, 2015

ANH Refractories gets a new name, HeidelbergCement selling building products, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 23, 2015.

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / March 4, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest

Read More

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 28, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: AGC’s large-sized, chemically strengthened Dragontrail enables efficient production of thinner touchscreens Asahi Glass Co. will newly set up a chemical strengthening facility for Dragontrail, a specialty glass used as cover glass for smart phones and tablet PCs, at its Kansai Plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. This new chemical strengthening…

Read More

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…

Read More

Lux Research slams Boeing in 787 lithium battery fiasco

By / January 18, 2013

The burned auxiliary power unit battery from a JAL Boeing 787 that caught fire on Jan. 7 at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The dimensions of the battery are 19×13.2×10.2 inches, and it weighs approximately 63 pounds (new). Credit: NTSB. A new press release from Lux Research criticizes Boeing for not spec’ing a safer lithium-ion battery…

Read More

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / December 20, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Blasch names DeCarlo manager of R&D department (The Business Review) Blasch Precision Ceramics Inc. has created a new position—manager of the research and development department—and named Keith DeCarlo to fill that slot. DeCarlo joined Blasch in 2010 as a research engineer. In his new position, he will be working…

Read More

Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / October 1, 2012

You probably already know there is some really interesting stuff going on in the materials field. Here is some of the latest: Project aims to convert waste into construction materials A project in Europe aims to convert urban and agricultural waste into high-performance products for the construction sector. These materials will be developed within the…

Read More

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / July 13, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Surmet’s transparent, tiled, three-panel ALON armor window. Credit: Surmet. Advances in making large ALON transparent armor windows Surmet continues its advances in fabricating cost effective large area ALON transparent armor windows for many applications. Current capability allows for monolithic ALON windows to be fabricated in sizes as large as…

Read More

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / July 5, 2012

Some of the 8,680 Kyocera solar modules installed in the phase-one of the new Softbank Kyoto Solar Park. The park was dedicated this week to mark the start of Japan’s feed-in tariff, which is expected to double Japan’s domestic solar market in one year. Credit: Kyocera. Here is what we are hearing: Kyocera modules begin…

Read More