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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / May 20, 2013

• Austrian fireproof materials maker RHI is considering building a new plant in the United States, the company said, to join the growing number of European industrial firms attracted by cheap energy prices across the Atlantic. RHI said it would make a decision in the fourth quarter and could invest about €50 million to build…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / March 25, 2013

• Owens-Illinois Inc. has completed a €21 million investment at its Leerdam plant in the Netherlands to enhance its capabilities and better support the brewing industry in the Benelux market. O-I’s investment includes a furnace rebuild, machine upgrades and new process and quality equipment. • Emhart Glass owner Bucher Industries posted a 21 percent rise…

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