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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / March 20, 2015

Corning Museum of Glass opens new wing, AGC plant to shut its doors, Siemens sets up manufacturing lab, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for March 20, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 3, 2014

Ford sheds some light, new 3D printers for glass and ceramics, Bayer MaterialScience names CFO, Harper makes carbon fiber, craft beer bottles by O-I, and more ceramics and glass business news for October 3, 2014.

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New ceramic thermal barrier coating is long, strong, and down to get the friction on

By April Gocha / March 23, 2014

Swedish scientists have improved yttria stabilized zirconia thermal barrier coatings with a columnar microstructure to allow jet engines to run hotter, longer, and more efficiently.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 2, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: The solar saga continues: Siemens flees solar market (GigaOm) Energy giant Siemens is leaving the solar market after investing heavily in solar technology and power plant construction. The decision is bad news for startups looking for corporate VCs. The decision reflects the poor outlook for the solar market by…

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State science academy taps Subhash Singhal as its president-elect

By / October 2, 2012

Singhal. Credit: PNNL. Congratulations go out to ACerS Fellow and Battelle Fellow Emeritus Subhash C. Singhal, who has been selected to be the upcoming president of the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Singhal has been a leading researcher in the field of solid oxide fuel cells. Although he retired in 2011 as engineer and director of…

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Wolfgang Rossner on advanced ceramics for sustainability & Siemens’ corporate technology

By / September 5, 2012

Wolfgang Rossner, leader of the Ceramic Materials and Devices division of Siemen’s, spoke at the Ceramic Leadership Summit about how the company approaches the development of its technical strategies.

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Video of the week: Wolfgang Rossner on advanced ceramics for sustainability & Siemens’ corporate technology

By / August 30, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/siemen_roesner_cls11.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/siemen_roesner_cls11.jpg}] I have heard of a lot of honorary and informal titles in science and technical fields, but Wolfgang Rossner’s  “King of Ceramics” appellation has got to be one of the best, especially when it has been bestowed by an international powerhouse corporation such as Siemens. Rossner is a technology leader at Siemens…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / May 15, 2012

This illustration depicts the shape of diamond tips used to apply pressure that uncovered important new properties in the memory medium GST. The inset represents the atomic structure of amorphous GST. Credit: Ming Xu, Johns Hopkins Univ. Check ’em out: Thanks for the memory: Researchers find room for more data storage in phase-change material A team…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / November 18, 2011

Here’s what we are hearing (some information from news releases): Superior safety for next gen high-temperature reactor: China receives first glass-to-metal sealed hermetic penetration assembly from Schott for testing China’s first commercial high-emperature reactor in the province of Shandong will be one of the most modern nuclear power plants in the world. Employing only the…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 20, 2011

Screenshot from video of Gorilla Glass 2M ‘ball drop’ test: 1.18 lb ball, dropped from 1.8 meters at 13.6 mph. Credit: Corning Inc. Here’s what we are hearing (some info from news releases): Glasstech looks ahead to its next 40 years with confidence Glasstech Inc.’s first four decades have seen the company transform from a small,…

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