Corning Inc. recently announced that Corning Asahi Video Products Co. (CAV) intends to cease production of cathode ray tube (CRT) television glass typically used in conventional television sets sold into the NAFTA market.
Georgia-Pacific Corp. recently reported a first quarter 2003 net loss of $28 million ($.11 diluted loss per share), compared with a net loss of $484 million ($2.10 diluted loss per share) in the first quarter 2002.
PPG Industries recently reported first quarter net income of $78 million, or $.46 a share, which includes after-tax charges of $6 million, or $.03 a share, for the cumulative effect of a required change in the accounting for asset retirement obligations, and $3 million, or $.02 a share, to reflect the net increase in the current value of the company's obligation under the previously reported asbestos settlement agreement.
Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. (KICC) recently announced that it has been accepted by the U.S. Customs Service as a certified member of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.
Simula Inc. recently announced that it has received a follow-on order from Textron Marine and Land Systems, New Orleans, La., for lightweight ceramic/composite applique armor kits for the U.S. Army's M1117 Armored Security Vehicle (ASV).