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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / December 6, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: APC publishes free piezo calculator iPhone, iPad app APC International Inc. has announced the release of its APCPiezoCalc iPhone and iPad app. The app is an interactive mobile application that allows the user to easily calculate the frequency constant, resonance frequency, capacitance, dielectric constant, static displacement and static voltage…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 29, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: 3M completes acquisition of Ceradyne 3M announced that it has completed its acquisition of Ceradyne Inc. effective as of Nov. 28, 2012, pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement among Ceradyne, 3M, and 3M’s wholly owned subsidiary, Cyborg Acquisition Corp., through the merger of Cyborg Acquisition Corp. with and into…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 26, 2012

Zircar Ceramics’ recent purchase of 2,000-square-meter facility in Chester, N.Y., will be used for expanding the company’s CNC Milling, Precast Refractory Shape Making and R&D capabilities. Here is what we are hearing: Zircar expands manufacturing and R&D Zircar Ceramics Inc., the New York-based manufacturer and international marketer of a wide range of ceramic fiber based…

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Would 441 pounds satisfy your sapphire craving?

By / July 11, 2009

Rubicon Technology claims it has successfully grown the world’s largest Al2O3 crystal, a boule that weighs in at 200 kg (441 lb). The company says it plans to use the material to form “high quality large-size optical windows and next-generation wafer products with dimensions over 12 in.” This is quite a leap for Rubicon. Normally,…

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