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Corning Unveils Latest Display Innovation at CES 2015

Corning Inc. recently introduced Corning Iris™ Glass—a substrate that can reportedly reduce the thickness of a liquid crystal (LCD) display TV set, making it as thin as a smartphone.

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Ceramics to Benefit from Increasing U.S. Demand for Biocompatible Materials

U.S. demand for biocompatible materials is forecast to increase 4.9% annually to $5.6 billion in 2018.

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Harper Awarded Contract for Multiple Furnaces

Harper International recently finalized a contract exceeding $3 million for high-temperature vertical and rotary reactors to support the East China Research Institute of Microelectronics (ECRIM).

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Apple Expected to Reverse iPad Misfortunes in 2015

According to the latest forecasts from market intelligence firm ABI Research, tablet growth is expected to resume and continue over the next five years, with a forecast of nearly 290 million tablet shipments in 2019.

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GT Advanced Technologies Pursuing Furnace Sales without Exclusivity Restrictions

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. recently announced that, following the Bankruptcy Court’s recent approval of its settlement agreement with Apple, GT is now pursuing ASF® furnace opportunities for sapphire cover glass applications across the broader smartphone market, as well as ongoing opportunities in the LED and industrial markets.

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Italian Ceramic Machinery Witnessed Strong Growth in 2014

Ceramic machinery and equipment manufacturers in Italy closed 2014 with excellent performance.

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O-I Consolidates Senior Leadership Roles

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) recently announced that it has named Andres Lopez president of glass containers and chief operating officer of O-I, effective February 1, 2015.

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Tablets and Ultrabooks Become More Affordable in Emerging Markets

The average selling price (ASP) of Ultrabooks and tablets declined by 7.8% in 2014, as the market matured and commoditized, allowing these devices to become more affordable in all markets.

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Acme Brick’s Blade-Cut Brick Debuts on New Texas A&M San Antonio Campus

Construction of Texas A&M San Antonio’s new Central Academic Building opens a new chapter for the A&M system, and an entire new product line for Acme Brick.

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SBA Launches 2015 Emerging Leaders Initiative

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched its 2015 Emerging Leaders executive-level training series in 48 cities and communities across the country.

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September 2014 Issue Highlights

Our September 2014 issue is now available!

Posted: December 15, 2014


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