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Ceramics Expo 2016 draws thousands of commercial and manufacturing industry leaders to Cleveland

By Stephanie Liverani / March 8, 2016

CLEVELAND, OHIO—Cleveland will host more than 3,000 ceramic and glass commercial and manufacturing industry leaders and 300 vendors for Ceramics Expo 2016, April 26–28, outpacing last year’s event, which brought 171 exhibitors and more than 2,300 attendees from 25 countries representing 1,000 organizations.

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Scaling up: Three materials manufacturing trends to watch in honor of National Manufacturing Day

By Stephanie Liverani / October 2, 2015

Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we’ve provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we’ve covered at CTT.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / October 30, 2012

• Turkish glass processor Duzce Cam is to install a second float glass line. The company, a subsidiary of Okan Group, signed a contract with Fives Stein at the glasstec event in Dusseldorf, Germany this week. The new float glass line has a capacity of 800 tons per day and will incorporate an LEM furnace,…

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White House invests $500M in Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

By Eileen De Guire / June 29, 2011

President Barack Obama announces Advanced Manufacturing Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University. Credit: Pete Souza; Official White House Photo. Last week President Obama unveiled a new initiative to invest in emerging technologies and create new manufacturing jobs and increase the nation’s global competitiveness. During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., Obama introduced the…

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Patrick Gallagher to lead NIST

By / September 11, 2009

The White House and U.S. Department of Commerce announced yesterday that physicist Patrick Gallagher will be nominated to be director of NIST. Gallagher is currently the NIST deputy director. According to a DOC news release Gallagher, came to the NIST Center for Neutron Research in 1993 to pursue research in neutron and X-ray instrumentation and…

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