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Investing In Ceramics: LignoTech USA Expansion Boosts Production, Quality

November 21, 2000
A recently completed capital improvement project at LignoTech USA will boost production and provide customers with higher quality lignin chemicals.
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Kiln Control & the Bottom Line

November 21, 2000
Many plants can receive faster and more significant returns by upgrading their kiln control systems rather than making alternative investments.
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Why Aren't You Firing Faster?

November 21, 2000
Over the past several years, all types of ceramic manufacturers have reduced their firing times to one sixth of what used to be normal, simply by changing their thinking about their kilns.
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SGCD Presents the 2000 Discovery Awards

November 21, 2000
The 2000 Discovery Awards, honored by the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorators (SGCD) during its annual show and technical seminar in San Diego, September 10-13, featured 223 entries in 30 design and 9 technical categories.
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Synthetic Molds Go Mainstream

November 21, 2000
The new range of synthetic mold materials developed over the last several years is revolutionizing the ceramic industry.
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BCR - Shaping Up to Ship More Out

October 26, 2000
At Palmetto Brick, new equipment and attention to detail are ensuring a safe, successful shapes operation.
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BCR - The Finer Things

October 26, 2000
As one Richtex plant recently discovered, the fines that don't go through your screens can make a big difference in grinding efficiency.
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BCR - IBPOF At a Glance

October 26, 2000
This year's International Brick Plant Operator's Forum was once again a huge success.
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BCR - The Importance of Material Preparation

October 26, 2000
How much more brick could we produce—and how much better—at less cost in terms of energy, stops, waste and labor if we really had our preparation processes under control?
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Portable, Affordable Color Control

October 25, 2000
A new generation of color measurement instruments using light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are both portable and rugged, making them practical for industrial use. While their operation is high-tech, they're designed to fit into a low-budget operation.
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