Articles Tagged with ''general business''

Lightweighting: Untapped Opportunities in Ceramics

September 4, 2012
Cutting energy consumption has to be a key priority for the industry.
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Motivating Top Talent in De-Motivating Times

August 1, 2012

Building a positive culture in the workplace can help motivate and retain top talent.

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Freight Focus: Freight as a Percentage of Invoice

August 1, 2012

Manufacturers often overlook supply chain metrics and analytics.

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Employee Engagement

August 1, 2012
An engaged workforce provides multiple benefits.
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Case Study: Managing a Diversified Supplier Network

May 1, 2012
When yours is one of the largest organizations in your market, you have to focus on the two mains solutions for rapid growth: organic internal growth and external growth. While emerging markets present opportunities, much demand hinges on the global economy.
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Can U.S. Manufacturers Remain Competitive?

March 30, 2012

CBS recently featured The Homer Laughlin China Co. in a segment called "Fiesta: Brightening up the Table." While the report is very interesting and does a great job of portraying Homer Laughlin's commitment to quality American-made ware, one can't help but be reminded of the numerous ceramic and glass companies that sadly no longer exist in the U.S.

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FLSmidth to Acquire Ludowici

February 24, 2012
FLSmidth recently announced it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Ludowici Ltd., under which FLSmidth has agreed to pay AUD 10.00 (~ $10.69) per share for all shares of Ludowici, which it will acquire by way of a scheme of arrangement.
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Ceradyne Fourth Quarter, Annual Sales Grow

February 24, 2012
Sales for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $128.5 million, compared with $100.7 million in the previous year’s fourth quarter.
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Ferro Joint Venture to Supply Rare Earth-Based Compounds for Glass Polishing

February 23, 2012
Ferro Corp. recently announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Baotou Jin Meng Rare Earth Co. Ltd., a refiner of rare earth materials in Baotou, China.
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General Shale Announces Rebranding

February 23, 2012
General Shale Brick recently announced it has shortened its name to General Shale. In addition, it has expanded its product offerings and revamped its logo.
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