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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / September 23, 2013

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / September 10, 2013

Glass and refractories business news of the week.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 24, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Zircoa transfers product business activities from Didier, forms Zircoa GmbH For more than 20 years Didier served as representative for many of Zircoa’s products to much of Europe and parts of Asia. The successful relationship of these two respected refractory materials manufacturers expanded both awareness of Zircoa and their…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / November 13, 2012

• Asahi Glass Co. has decided to shut down AGC Glass North America’s Kingsport Plant in Tennessee in order to improve the profitability of its photovoltaic cover glass operations. This plant closure will cut down more than 30 percent of the group’s manufacturing capacity for PV cover glass. • RHI, a world market leader in…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / October 23, 2012

• PPG’s glass segment sales were $262 million for the third quarter 2012, down $11 million from the prior year. Higher flat glass volumes were offset by lower pricing and the negative impact of foreign currency translation. Segment earnings were $24 million, an increase of $1 million from the prior-year quarter, as strong manufacturing cost…

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