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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 18, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Clad to meet you: MesoCoat’s metal cladding plant in Euclid is first step in growth plan Andrew Sherman’s pipe dream is one step closer to becoming a reality. MesoCoat Inc. is almost finished setting up a $6.3 million plant intended to show the oil and gas industry there’s a…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 18, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Zircoa: A corporate model for “Veterans Opportunity to Work” legislation Recenctly, Zircoa Inc. of Solon, Ohio, had the distinct honor of a visit from US Senator Sherrod Brown because of the specialty ceramics-makers efforts to hire veterans. Sen. Brown, an original cosponsor of “Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / August 2, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Morgan Technical Ceramics’ bioceramic hip joints improve quality of life for patients Vitox AMC, an alumina matrix composite bioceramic material for hip joints from Morgan Technical Ceramics, is proven to have exceptionally low wear rates compared with alternative materials. This provides a reliable solution without the potential health risks associated…

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / July 23, 2012

Take a break and take a look: China cuts rare earth mining rights by half to aid consolidation (Bloomberg/Businessweek) – China, the supplier of 90 percent of the world’s rare earths, cut mining rights for the materials by about half to 65 nationwide to help the industry consolidate and create bigger producers. Rare-earth mining rights in…

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