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FLSmidth to Acquire Ludowici

February 24, 2012
FLSmidth recently announced it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Ludowici Ltd., under which FLSmidth has agreed to pay AUD 10.00 (~ $10.69) per share for all shares of Ludowici, which it will acquire by way of a scheme of arrangement.
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Ceradyne Fourth Quarter, Annual Sales Grow

February 24, 2012
Sales for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $128.5 million, compared with $100.7 million in the previous year’s fourth quarter.
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Global Nanophotonic Devices Market to Grow by 34%

February 22, 2012
The global market for nanophotonic devices was valued at nearly $2.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to increase to $10.9 billion in 2016, a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.8%.
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Libbey Annual Net Sales up 2%

February 22, 2012
Sales were $214.8 million, compared to $222.8 million in the previous year’s fourth quarter.
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Wienerberger Acquires Remaining Stake in Pipelife

February 21, 2012
Wienerberger AG recently announced it is acquiring the remaining 50% stake in Pipelife, a leading producer of plastic pipe systems in Europe, from the joint venture partner Solvay for €162 million (~ $211 million).
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Owens Corning Net Sales up 7%

February 21, 2012
Owens Corning recently reported consolidated net sales of $5.3 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2011, a 7% increase from net sales of $5 billion in 2010.
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INSIDE CI: Persistence

January 1, 2012
I’m a huge fan of professional soccer, particularly the Barclay’s Premier League (BPL) in England. I follow a couple of Major League Soccer teams here in the U.S., but the
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INSIDE CI: Evaluating Opportunities

November 1, 2011
As the worldwide economic roller coaster continues to careen up, down and all around, it can be very difficult for manufacturers to determine where best to direct their resources. Playing
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INSIDE CI: Creating Success

September 1, 2011
I'm often reminded these days of a quote from Henry David Thoreau, "What recommends commerce to me is its enterprise and bravery. It does not clasp its hands and pray
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