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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 4, 2016

Ferroelectric nanowires make personal cooling units, 3-D-printed foams outperform other materials, origin of earth’s oldest zircon crystals, and more materials stories that may be of interest for May 4, 2016.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By Jim Destefani / August 27, 2013

Announcing fiscal first quarter results, Japanese flat glass manufacturer Nippon Sheet Glass says its architectural glass business improved in Japan and the US but was still slow in Europe. The company says prospects for architectural markets in Japan remain positive, with an increase in new housing starts from the previous year. But it warns there…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By Jim Destefani / July 23, 2013

Iluka Resources Ltd. expects to produce more zircon this year than previously forecast, as global demand for the mineral used for making ceramics increases. The Australian mining company lifted its full-year output forecast to 280,000 metric tons, up from a prior estimate of 220,000 tons at the start of the year. Iluka said demand for…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / July 18, 2013

British ceramics makers play baby waiting game (AP) It’s a royal bonanza—but for Britain’s souvenir makers, it’s also a royal headache. The upcoming birth of Prince William and his wife Kate’s first child is a golden opportunity that comes with a mystery: the name and gender of the baby. Sophie Allport, a designer of fine…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / March 3, 2013

• Corning Inc. has opened a liquid crystal display glass substrate manufacturing facility in China. It is located in the Beijing Economic Technological Development Area and is the company’s second thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display glass production facility in China. • Turkish glassmaker Trakya Cam signed a memorandum of understanding to buy German group Fritz Holding,…

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