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O-I’s new $35M R&D center aimed at ‘revolutionary’ innovations in melting, forming and prototyping glass products

By / September 28, 2012

Yesterday Owens-Illinois Inc., a company that describes itself as the world’s largest maker of glass containers, delivered a strategic signal to its customers and competitors, with the announcement it would be building a huge new research and development center. Following a model I’ve seen most often in European manufacturing centers, O-I says it wants to have…

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O-I’s new $35M R&D center aimed at ‘revolutionary’ innovations in melting, forming and prototyping glass products

By Eileen De Guire / September 28, 2012

Yesterday Owens-Illinois Inc., a company that describes itself as the world’s largest maker of glass containers, delivered a strategic signal to its customers and competitors, with the announcement it would be building a huge new research and development center. Following a model I’ve seen most often in European manufacturing centers, O-I says it wants to have…

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Rubber match – dandelions could hold trump card

By Eileen De Guire / June 3, 2011

It’s Friday, which means many of us will be mowing grass, grooming our gardens, and conducting physical or chemical warfare against dandelions. Before you start thinking unkind thoughts about the neighborhood kids delighting in blowing the seeds into the breeze, consider that research is underway at the Ohio BioProducts Innovation Center at Ohio State University…

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Funding to bring better Li-ions and SOFCs

By / January 18, 2010

With State of Ohio funding, researchers at Case Western Reserve University will help businesses in northeast Ohio build and bring to market better lithium-ion batteries and solid oxide fuel cell systems. In late December, Gov. Ted Strickland and other officials approved a total of $19.2 million in Ohio Third Frontier grants for 19 projects. Case…

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