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Wind Power Expected to Supply over 7% of Worldwide Electricity by 2018

July 31, 2014

Headwinds in several key markets, including the U.S. and Spain, slowed growth in the global wind power market dramatically in 2013.


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KYOCERA America Inc. Maintains OHSAS-18001 Certification

July 31, 2014

Kyocera America Inc. recently announced that it has passed a surveillance audit for OHSAS-18001, the international standard for occupational health and safety management systems.


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PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Float Glass Manufacturing Facility

July 30, 2014

PPG Industries recently announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc.


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Dow Corning and JE Berkowitz Announce Manufacturing Agreement

July 30, 2014

Responding to the need for high-performance insulation solutions for the architectural curtainwall market, Dow Corning Corp. and JE Berkowitz, LP-Architectural Glass have announced an agreement under which JE Berkowitz will manufacture Dow Corning® architectural insulation modules using Dow Corning vacuum insulation panels.


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DIP-TECH: High-Performance Functional Inks

July 29, 2014

Dip-Tech, a global provider of digital ceramic in-glass printing solutions, recently announced the release of new functional inks, expanding its range of digital ceramic inks for glass.


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Germany’s Glass Industry Garners Most Reader Interest

Last week, readers were most interested in a report discussing the glass industry in Germany.
July 28, 2014
This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Over 24 Million Cars will be Fitted with Apple’s CarPlay by 2019

July 28, 2014

Earlier this year, several car OEMs announced that they would be releasing new cars installed with CarPlay capabilities, including Ford, BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Jaguar/Land Rover, Toyota, Nissan, and Volvo, with many others to follow.


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AGC to Reduce Annual CO2 Emissions in 2020

July 25, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that it will enable the avoidance of as much as six times the AGC Group’s own annual CO2 emissions in 2020 through its energy-saving and energy-creating products.


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Demand for Sol-Gel Products to be Driven by Electronics and Biomedical Applications

July 23, 2014

The global market for sol-gel products was valued at $1.6 billion in 2013, according to a recent report by BCC Research entitled “Sol-Gel Processing of Ceramics and Glass.”


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Over 2 Billion Smartphones to Ship in 2018

July 23, 2014

Over 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to ship in 2014, according to ABI Research, and forecasts expect smartphone shipments to pass the 2 billion mark in 2018.


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March 2014 Issue Highlights

Our March 2014 issue is now available!

EVENTS

Indonesia GLASS Expo 2014

8/14/14
Jakarta International Expo
Kemayoran
Indonesia

Hosted by the Indonesia Flat & Safety Glass Association and organized in association with Indonesia Contractors Association, Indonesia Building Engineers Association, Indonesia Solar Module Producers Association, Green Building Council Indonesia, and Indonesian Institute of Architects, “Indonesia GLASS Expo 2014” is Indonesia's dedicated biennial trade fair aimed at meeting the growing glass demand from the construction, building, industry, automotive sectors and glass technology from the local glass manufactures.

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MS&T and ACerS Annual Meeting

10/12/14
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
The MS&T and ACerS Annual Meeting, taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read More

75th Conference on Glass Problems

11/3/14
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH
United States

Organizers of the 75th Conference on Glass Problems invite engineers, managers, scientists, educators, students and entrepreneurs interested in glass manufacturing to submit an abstract for this premier industry conference.

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Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition and FCHEA presents "Fuel Cells: The Power to Drive Change Today"

11/10/14
Westin Bonaventure
Los Angeles, CA
United States

The annual Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is the premier international gathering of the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy industries and their customers and stakeholders. This prestigious conference has hosted participants and exhibitors from around the globe for more than 35 years.

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Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture

12/1/14
Dusseldorf
Germany

Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2014 brings together energy companies, wind turbine producers, blade manufacturers, design engineers, composites manufacturing experts, researchers, developers, materials and equipment suppliers, to discuss the technology and economics of producing reliable year-round wind energy, focusing on the key component, the rotor.

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CLASSIFIEDS

June 1, 2014

Tri-Mer: GLASS FURNACE EMISSIONS

Tri-Mer Corporation
Tri-Mer: GLASS FURNACE EMISSIONS
Glass Furnace Emissions UltraCat Catalyst Filter Effective NOx Control Starting at 450°  Particulate to less than 0.1 lbs/ton of glass   One system for PM, NOx, SO2, HCI, or any combination ... Read More

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April 2014 Issue Highlights

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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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Our annual Data Book & Buyers' Guide is your best resource for suppliers of materials and equipment for the ceramic, glass, brick and related industries. Check it out!

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