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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 display (LCD) TV set, making it as thin as a smartphone.


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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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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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AGC Transfers Commercial Fabrication Glass Business to Trulite Glass Co.

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that, on December 29, 2014, the AGC Group closed the transactions contemplated by an asset purchase agreement with Trulite Glass Co. and completed the transfer of the assets of the AGC Group’s commercial fabrication glass business in the U.S.


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Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing to Develop Floating Solar Power Plant

Kyocera Corp. and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. recently announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, will develop and operate a 13.4-megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant on the Yamakura Dam reservoir.


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Ferro Announces Sale of Polymer Additives Business

Ferro Corp. recently announced that it has completed the sale of the majority of the assets of its Polymer Additives business to Polymer Additives, Inc., a wholly owned portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, LLC.


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GLASSPEX India to Be Held in March 2015

The next staging of GLASSPEX India, the 4th International Exhibition for Glass Production—Processing—Products, is scheduled for March 13-15 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Center in Mumbai, India.


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O-I and Constellation Brands Complete Formation of Joint Venture and Supply Agreement

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) recently announced that it has completed the formation of a 50-50 joint venture with Constellation Brands to own and operate a glass container production plant in Nava, Mexico.


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Cevisama

2/9/15
Valencia
Spain

Cevisama 2015 will mark the 30th international trade fair for ceramic tile, stone, enamels, brick and bath equipment.

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Industry

Maderalia Selection

2/10/15
Valencia
Spain

From February 10-12, Feria Valencia will host the new show, Maderalia Selection, which will focus on the areas of materials, components, technology and finishes to complement the Cevisama and Feria Habitat Valencia shows.

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Industry

AAMA 78th Annual Conference

2/15/15
Marriott Harbor Beach Resort
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
The AAMA 78th Annual Conference will take place February 15-18, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read More

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AAMA Southeast Region Winter Meeting

2/18/15
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Southeast Region Winter Meeting 2015 will be held immediately after the AAMA 78th Annual Conference. Read More

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Lightweighting Summit

3/3/15
Detroit, MI
United States

This event will foster cross-supply chain dialogue and technical sharing around regulatory drivers, target-setting, materials, processes, joining, tools and design strategies.

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Industry

IEEE Aerospace Conference

3/7/15
Big Sky, MT
United States
The IEEE Aerospace Conference will take place March 7-14, 2015, in Big Sky, Montana. Read More

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GLASSPEX INDIA 2015

3/13/15
Mumbai
India

GLASSPEX INDIA 2015 will be the 4th international exhibition for glass production, processing and products.

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Industry

Deco '15

3/21/15
Hilton Easton
Columbus, OH
United States

The Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) will host its annual conference and exposition, Deco ’15, March 21-23, 2015, at the Hilton Easton in Columbus, Ohio.

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Glass & Optical Materials Division and Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft Joint Annual Meeting 2015

5/17/15
Miami, FL
United States

The GOMD-DGG 2015 Joint Annual Meeting program will cover physical properties and technological processes important to glasses, amorphous solids and optical materials.

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Industry

International Conference of the European Ceramic Society

6/21/15
Toledo
Spain

The ECerS conference will be organized around seven general themes that cover most aspects of ceramic science and technology: Innovative Processing and Synthesis; High-Temperature Processes and Advanced Sintering; Ceramics and Glasses for Healthcare; Ceramics for Energy Production and Storage; Advanced Structural Ceramics; Ceramics for Electromagnetic and Optical Applications; and Traditional Ceramics, Innovative Construction Materials and Cultural Heritage.

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