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Apple’s investment in Corning is investment in US manufacturing

By Faye Oney / May 26, 2017

Apple’s latest announcement of its $200 million investment in Corning’s Harrodsburg, Ky., manufacturing facility appears to solidify a partnership it has had with Corning since 2007. The Kentucky facility makes screens for the iPhone with Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

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Building a better world—June/July ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / May 18, 2017

The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.

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Sintering technique processes ultrafine nanocrystalline spinel with grain sizes of less than 10 nm

By April Gocha / December 6, 2016

By further understanding the dependence between densification and grain growth, a University of California Davis team of researchers has devised a new process to fabricate fully dense ceramic parts with virtually no grain growth.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 31, 2015

Blasch introduces abrasion-resistant products, Precision Castparts expands into ceramic composites, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 31, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 24, 2015

Tax credits boost manufacturing, glass still topping sapphire, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 24, 2015.

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2-D silicon telluride nanostructures hold promise for future electronic, optical, and energy storage devices

By April Gocha / April 8, 2015

Researchers at Brown University have pioneered a new technique that allows them to produce multilayered and multistructured 2-D semiconductor materials, which are particularly promising for the future of electronics, optical devices, and more.

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Corning developing scratch-resistant glass that rivals sapphire

By Jessica McMathis / February 9, 2015

According to accounts from Corning Incorporated’s annual investors meeting in New York City late last week, the glass giant is developing a scratch-resistant glass that rivals the strength of sapphire.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 16, 2015

Argonne partners for nuclear reactor work, LafargeHolcim moves forward, Gorilla Glass finds itself in POS devices, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 16, 2015.

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Infographic: Your call—Our top stories from the past 365 days

By April Gocha / January 13, 2015

ACerS editors Eileen, Jessica, and April all have weighed in over the past few weeks about their reflections or predictions regarding the coming of 2015—but what say you?

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 14, 2014

New Apple–GT Advanced dispute documents surface, H.C. Starck and Ningxia reach agreement, Schott to restructure in Duryea, top global innovators announced, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 14, 2014.

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