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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / June 29, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Korean conglomerate LG buys 51% of Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems Inc. (Crain’s Cleveland Business) Northeast Ohio’s most prominent fuel cell company has a new majority owner. Korean conglomerate LG has paid $45 million to acquire a 51% stake in Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems (US) Inc. of North Canton. The…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / March 15, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Looks like Bloom Energy is behind Apple’s massive fuel cell farm (Gigaom) couple sources that fuel cell maker Bloom Energy is the supplier behind Apple’s planned massive 5 MW fuel cell farm to be built at its data center in Maiden, N.C. However, neither Bloom Energy nor Apple would comment…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / September 30, 2011

NexTech’s 10 µm MCO coating on SS441 substrate 900°C, 200 hours, air. Credit: NexTech. Here’s what we are hearing: PPG to increase global production capacity for precipitated silica PPG Industries announced that it is increasing its global precipitated silica production capacity by more than 18,000 tons per year in response to growing global demand. The capacity…

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Solid job growth expected for engineers

By Eileen De Guire / June 15, 2011

Relative job growth trends for engineers from Indeed.com. The Indeed.com search engine searches openings at thousands of job sites. Credit: Indeed.com The Society for Automotive Engineers just released a survey-based study on anticipated employment trends for engineers in the 2011-2016 timeframe. The study focused on the so-called mobility industries: automotives, aerospace and commercial vehicles (e.g.,…

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