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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / May 6, 2013

• A Longueuil facility that prepares about 70 percent of Quebec’s glass for recycling is shutting down, and the company’s management says it isn’t sure where the glass will end up. Klareco processes more than 100,000 metric tons of glass in Quebec each year and sends most of it to the United States, where it is…

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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 / May 15, 2012

• Allied Glass has agreed a deal to take additional space at a location in Leeds, UK as demand for its products increases. The company recently announced that it expects 2012 sales to exceed £100 million; its performance was being driven by rising demand for spirits in emerging markets such as China, India, Russia and…

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