According to AGC, it will acquire the global operations of ADD and part of the industrial composite film business from IPD in order to actively expand business as a manufacturer and supplier of high-end materials and solutions for the next-generation high-speed communications markets.
February 20, 2019
AGC recently announced that it has entered into an agreement with U.S.-based Taconic to acquire its Advanced Dielectric Division (ADD), as well as part of the Industrial Products Division (IPD).
The national median home price moved down from $268,000 in the third quarter of 2018 to $263,000 in the fourth quarter.
February 20, 2019
A modest increase in interest rates offset a slight decline in home prices to keep housing affordability essentially level in the fourth quarter of 2018 and still hovering at a 10-year low, according to the recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI).
According to Corning, its Advanced Packaging Carriers feature three significant improvements: fine granularity in a wide range of available coefficients of thermal expansion (CTE), high stiffness composition, and rapid sampling availability.
February 14, 2019
Corning Inc. recently introduced Advanced Packaging Carriers, an enhanced line of glass carrier wafers optimized for fan-out processes, a type of semiconductor packaging that reportedly enables smaller, faster chips for consumer electronics, automobiles, and other connected devices.
The glass and ceramic industries are constantly changing, and new technology knowledge can provide opportunities for product and service innovation. Continuing education for engineering and other manufacturing associates is required for manufacturers to stay current with the latest developments, skills, and new technologies required for the market and industry.
The median sales price of new homes fell to $302,400 in November 2018, as the market has shifted to lower-cost houses.
February 13, 2019
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 657,000 units in November 2018 after an upwardly revised October report, according to recently released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.