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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / May 28, 2013

• Nippon Sheet Glass Co. reported a 5.6 percent decline in revenues in fiscal year 2013, compared to fiscal year 2012, according to the company’s FY 2013 Annual Consolidated Financial Results, released May 16. The company reported operating losses of about $170 million for the year. • PPG Industries announced that the United States Bankruptcy…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By / February 4, 2013

• Nippon Electric Glass Co. has succeeded in increasing width (up to 20 millimeters) and further reducing thickness (down to 4 micrometers) of glass-ribbon, achieving the widest and thinnest glass-ribbon in the world. • Star-Kazan Soda Elektrik, a subsidiary of one of Turkey’s leading conglomerates, the Ciner Group, and China Tianchen Engineering Corp. have signed…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / August 6, 2012

Sorry for this wave of sad news!: • Corning Inc.’s Q2 2012 profit fell by 39 percent as a result of the fragile economy in Europe and China. The company blamed weak consumer demand for its television screen glass for the fall in profit. Net income fell to $462 million from $755 million, a year…

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / July 16, 2012

• After a period of extensive modernization, Interglass (the largest industrial glass producer in Kyrgyz Republic) is restarting the operation of its float glass plant in Tokmok. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provided a total of about $22 million for the project. • Japan-based Nippon Sheet Glass Group will lay off an upwards…

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