Ceradyne, Inc. recently received a $14.3 million add-on order for small arms protective inserts (SAPI) for delivery in 2004, under an amendment to the $29 million SAPI order announced on September 29, 2003, bringing the total SAPI orders scheduled for 2004 delivery to more than $43 million.
Larry L. Hench of Imperial College, London, UK, and Frank T. Filser of ETH Zurich, Switzerland, have been selected as the recipients of the International Ceramics Prize 2004 by the World Academy of Ceramics.
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is urging a sensible reconciliation of the House and Senate energy bills that are currently in conference, and is pushing for responsible provisions that will serve to strengthen the nation's energy security.
Refractron Technologies Corp. has acquired Advanced Ceramics, Inc. (ACI) of Painted Post, N.Y. ACI will operate as a division of Refractron, and ACI founder Craig Wright has been named manager of Precision Ceramic Machining.
According to the "Catalog Age Benchmark Report on Merchandising," a new report from the National Mail Order Association (NMOA), mail order marketing companies continue to search for products made in America.