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Rebound in Building Construction Expected to Drive Increased Demand for Decorative Tile

U.S. demand for decorative tile is forecast to rise 6.7% per year through 2017, reaching 3.2 billion sq ft, valued at $5.7 billion.


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Acme Brick Reopens Texas Plant

The Bennett plant reopening is in response to an improving homebuilding market.

Acme Brick Co. recently celebrated the first load of brick produced at its newly reopened Bennett, Texas, plant facility.


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Open for Business: Taking Advantage of Economic Development Incentives

Manufacturers can use economic development incentives to boost profits.

Companies that are starting up, moving or expanding may be able to tap into state and local economic development incentives to save significant money and improve profitability.


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On the Cutting Edge: Electric Wheelchairs Run on Solar Energy

Solar modules are generating energy to charge electric wheelchairs.

Kyocera Corp. recently announced that a solar project using the company’s solar modules has been awarded the 2012 Swiss Solar Prize: The wheelchairs of 10 inhabitants at the Quimby Huus, an institution for the physically disabled in St. Gallen, Switzerland, are driven exclusively using solar power.


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Glass Works: State Legislative Activity for Recycling Ramps Up

Over 40 state legislatures convened in the first quarter of 2013 and, as in previous years, they are actively introducing legislation that has the potential to impact the glass container industry and glass bottle recycling.


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Acme Brick Marks 122nd Anniversary

Acme Brick has grown to become the largest brick company in America and one of the few major brick companies that is American-owned.
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NSL ANALYTICAL SERVICES INC.: Quality System Manual

This company recently released its revised “Quality System Manual”and the Quality Management System defined in that manual.
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Harper Receives Contract for Rotary Thermal Treatment System

Harper International recently announced it was selected by U.S. Demil LLC (USD) for the design of a new continuous indirect rotary thermal treatment unit (TTU) for demilitarization processing of munitions.
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Chilworth Technology Announces Training Courses

Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, recently announced its 2013 process safety training course calendar for China.
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Advanced Ceramics Market Development

The transition from prototype to widespread industrial application can take years or even decades to complete.

For centuries, ceramic materials were used exclusively for tableware and building materials. In the mid-19th century, technical development in refractories and abrasives enabled the development of modern metallurgy and glass industries and became the first industrial application for ceramics.


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