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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / January 26, 2013

• UK company Magma Ceramics & Catalysts has bought a 6000-square-meter manufacturing building in Vietnam to support its ceramics division, situated between Hanoi and Haiphong. Building modifications will commence in February 2013 with commercial production expected to begin later this year. • AGC Glass Co. North America has officially restarted its “G1” float glass line…

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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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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / January 14, 2013

• A report by Visiongain indicates that the global glass packaging market will reach a value of $36.8 billion in 2013. This growth is as a result of the emerging economies demanding more premium goods that are packaged in glass. However, growth will be limited by competition from other packaging materials. The report claims that…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 11, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Netzsch to supply SpaceX’s thermal analysis lab Netzsch Instruments North America LLC is proud to announce that it is currently the sole supplier to Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of high temperature thermal analysis instruments used to characterize material properties for space applications. SpaceX was founded in 2002 by…

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