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Readers Most Interested in Ceramic Coatings Market

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
May 12, 2014
Last week, readers were most drawn to a report detailing the ceramic coatings market.
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Acme Brick Reaches 123-Year Milestone

May 2, 2014
Acme Brick Co. marked its 123rd anniversary on April 17.
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Yokoten: Multiplying Lean Success in Ceramic and Glass Manufacturing

When properly implemented, yokoten thinking can continuously improve processes throughout ceramic and glass organizations.
May 1, 2014

The concept of lean manufacturing has continued to gain use and visibility on a number of fronts. As highlighted by Rick Spence, president of Canadian Entrepreneur Communications, in a recent article about a lean conference in Toronto, “Lean is often heralded as manufacturers’ best hope for cutting cost and regaining their innovative edge.”


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Focus On: Managing a Kiln Factory

Company President Todd Lokash discusses some of the ideas he is bringing to Paragon.
May 1, 2014

What are some of the unique challenges you have found in the kiln industry?


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H.C. Starck Releases First Sustainability Report

October 15, 2013
H.C. Starck recently announced the release of its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals industry.
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Creating an Employee Engagement Culture

Employee engagement begins with individual activity.
October 1, 2013

The improved business performance benefits resulting from employee engagement have been documented by many studies. Engaged employees go beyond what is required, find new ways to reduce costs or increase value, and are willing advocates for their companies.


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Coming Face-to-Face with Facebook and Twitter

Social networking sites provide both challenges and opportunities for today’s manufacturers.
September 3, 2013

Whether you are into social networking or not, its popularity cannot be denied. In October 2012, Facebook hit one billion active users.


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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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Investing in Ceramics: Heroic Efforts

January 4, 2013

An advanced ceramic materials manufacturer acts as a corporate model for the VOW Act of 2011.


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6 Tips for Disaster Preparedness

January 4, 2013

As East Coast residents continue to put their lives back together after Hurricane Sandy, asset protection lawyer Hillel L. Presser reminds Americans that we’re all vulnerable.


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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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