Articles by Christine Grahl

Investing In Ceramics<br>A Strong Bond

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High-performance adhesives from Reltek are helping component manufacturers successfully bond and seal a range of dissimilar materials for use in harsh environments.
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BCR: 50 Years of Screen Heating And Other Screening Innovations

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As Midwestern Industries celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2003, the company is still pursuing new ways to revolutionize the screening industry.
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INSIDE CI <br>Gearing Up For the Game

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The fourth annual Equipment Digest features more than 70 new equipment definitions, making it CI's most comprehensive resource to date.
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INSIDE CI<br>Where's the Recovery?

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For months now, economists have been saying that the U.S. economy is improving. So where is the U.S. ceramic industry in all of this?
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Refractories Markets Poised for Recovery As Economy Regains Strength

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Although the refractories industry experienced additional consolidation in early 2002, the situation appears to be changing as the economies in several key markets--notably the U.S. and western Europe--begin to improve.
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Residential Construction Boosts U.S. Brick Demand; Commercial Markets Expected to Improve

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According to the U.S. Commerce Department, shipments of common and facing brick increased 1.2% in 2002 to 8.04 billion at a value of $1.72 billion, compared to 7.94 billion at a value of $1.68 billion in 2001.
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Consumer Trends, Cheap Imports Erode Dinnerware Market

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The past two years have been challenging for many dinnerware manufacturers, as the weak global economy has made consumers reluctant to travel and spend.
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Pricing Pressures, Economic Woes Affect Advanced Ceramics Markets

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After an extremely difficult year in 2001, many manufacturers serving the high-tech markets saw sales fall an additional 5-15% in 2002 as a result of continued weakness in the electronics sector, particularly in corporate information technology, semiconductors and telecommunications.
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Sales Higher for Flat Glass and Containers; Other Glass Segments Mixed

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According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, 6.4 billion square feet of flat glass were shipped in 2002 at an estimated value of $2.1 billion - up slightly (1% and 0.7%, respectively) from the previous year's levels.
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Strong Building, Remodeling Markets Boost Demand for Sanitaryware Products

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Low mortgage rates in the U.S., which fueled record sales of both new and existing homes in 2002, helped boost demand for sanitaryware and other building products.
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