Glass Innovations: Bioglass Helps to Mend Bones

Researchers have measured the effect that bioglass has on the thermal degradation of polymers currently used in medicine.
August 6, 2013

Jose Ramon Sarasua and Aitor Larrañaga, researchers in the materials engineering department of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, have been studying new materials or implants that are of interest in medicine—particularly in helping to mend bones.

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Ferro Second Quarter Sales Flat

August 6, 2013
Ferro Corp. recently reported net sales of $435 million in the second quarter of 2013, compared with net sales of $476 million in the previous year’s second quarter.
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LINN HIGH THERM: Semiconductor Generator System

August 2, 2013
A new high-frequency semiconductor generator system for the melting and casting of glass in a double induction furnace is now available.
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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

August 1, 2013
PPG Industries recently announced several executive appointments, effective August 1.
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Owens Corning Second Quarter Sales Flat

July 31, 2013
Owens Corning recently reported consolidated net sales of $1.35 billion in the second quarter of 2013, compared to $1.39 billion in the same period in 2012.
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Construction Expenditures in China to Grow 8.5% Annually

July 30, 2013
Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 8.5% per year in real terms through 2017, according to a new report.
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July 29, 2013
This company now offers lehrs manufactured by VANASSE under an exclusive sales agreement with Monvera Glass Co.
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Owens Corning and Jinniu Fiberglass Announce Alliance

July 29, 2013
The alliance will reportedly use Jinniu’s existing glass fiber furnace capacity in China to provide a reliable supply of customized boron-free glass fiber reinforcements.
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PPG Second Quarter Sales Grow 16%

July 24, 2013
PPG Industries recently reported record second quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16% compared to the prior year.
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China Surpasses U.S. as Top Smartphone Market

July 19, 2013
China will displace the U.S. as the largest smartphone market this year, according to a new study from ABI Research.
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