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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / November 19, 2013

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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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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US glassmaking down, some pockets remain strong

By / March 3, 2010

According to recent press reports, large glass companies, such as Corning and Guardian Industries, claim that even as the economy improves, they are unlikely to bring domestic employment and production back of commodity-type glass products such as float glass to pre-recession levels. “Those who are looking through the rear-view mirror, waiting for the glass industry…

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