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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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Saint-Gobain invests $80M in Sage Electrochromics

By / November 10, 2010

SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. headquarters in Faribault, Minn. This is a pretty strong endorsement: Saint-Gobain Glass has acquired 50 percent of the equity of Sage Electrochromics for the large-scale manufacture of electrochromic glass.The $80 million investment will enable construction of the world’s largest and most advanced electrochromic glass manufacturing facility in Faribault, Minn. We first wrote about…

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Loan guarantee to Sage boosts commercial tintable glass

By / March 7, 2010

Until recently, Sage Electrochromics made electrically tintable windows on a relatively small scale. All that’s about to change. On Friday, the DOE announced that it would provide Sage with a $72 million loan guarantee to build a 250,000 sq. ft. plant in Faribault, Minn. The company’s SageGlass windows can turn from clear to opaque and…

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