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Acme Brick Marks 122nd Anniversary

April 23, 2013
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

April 17, 2013
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

April 17, 2013
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

April 15, 2013
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.
April 1, 2013

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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IP in Depth: First-to-File Cautions and Strategies

The best strategy is for inventors and patent applicants is to file patent applications as early as possible.
April 1, 2013

When the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) adopted the America Invents Act (AIA) “first-to-file” system on March 16, the following scenarios became reality.


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Inside CI: What’s Old is New

Is patience always a virtue in the product development process?
April 1, 2013

My daughter recently introduced me to the wonders of Internet radio and it’s official—I’m hooked. At the risk of dating myself, let me just say the ’80s channel is getting a lot of play in my office. I’m amazed that I know the lyrics of so many of these songs, most of which I’d forgotten even existed. But I digress.


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Using Windows to Generate Electricity

A new electricity-generating coating is capable of generating electricity on glass.
March 1, 2013

Over the years, glass building components such as windows have evolved from simply providing a transparent barrier against the outside environment to fundamentally altering design aesthetics and facilitating energy conservation through the reduction of energy and operating costs.


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Inside CI: Marching On

Let’s learn from our challenges (and even our mistakes) without allowing them to limit our future potential.
March 1, 2013

Our current economic situation is kind of like an impossibly extended March; things are starting to get better, but the progress is slow and the winter was so bad that it’s hard to imagine that spring is coming.


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IP in Depth: Preparing for First-to-File

February 1, 2013

On March 16, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will switch from the current “first-to-invent” system to a “first-to-file” system.


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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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