Declare labels, similar to food ingredient labels, detail the material composition of building products to help inform consumers about the safety of the products they use every day.
May 13, 2019
Kohler Co. recently announced the next phase of its product transparency program in partnership with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) through its Declare material health program and label platform.
Corning Inc. recently announced it has been named a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recipient by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for continued commitment to energy efficiency.
April 16, 2019
This is Corning’s sixth consecutive year earning Partner of the Year recognition and its fourth year achieving Sustained Excellence.
As director of Sustainability and EHS for Saint-Gobain, Wilson is responsible for overall corporate sustainability, product stewardship, and EHS programs in North America.
April 15, 2019
The Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) recently announced the appointment of Dennis Wilson, director of Sustainability, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) at Saint-Gobain in North America, as a member of its board of directors.
Through The Ceramic Alliance, members can share concerns, ideas, questions, solutions and expertise on topics where individual resources may be scarce.
April 12, 2019
Tile Council of North America (TCNA) recently announced that it has launched The Ceramic Alliance to begin working with other associations and companies in the ceramic industry on interests common to all ceramic sectors, especially brick, refractories, roof tile, and ceramic tile.
The plant currently has four furnaces to produce and supply approximately 300,000 tons of glass containers annually for Grupo Modelo brands, which include Corona, Modelo Especial, and Pacifico.
April 2, 2019
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nueva Fàbrica Nacional de Vidrio, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Nueva Fanal) from Grupo Modelo, a wholly owned affiliate of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV.
Harmonized with LEED, the EPD describes the company’s architectural glass products’ environmental impacts from mining of raw material to product shipment.
April 1, 2019
NSG Group recently announced that it has received what is reportedly Japan’s first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for architectural glass products (including float glass, double-layered glass, laminated glass and toughened glass) from UL, an international certification organization.
Corning was one of 10 suppliers to be recognized, receiving the partnership award from Mercedes-Benz Car Procurement & Supplier Quality.
March 11, 2019
Corning Inc. recently announced that it received a 2018 Daimler Supplier Award from Daimler AG (DAI) at the company’s 11th annual global supplier award ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany, on February 20, 2019.
Ceramic manufacturers should be aware of several trends that are arising from China's environmental protection policies.
February 22, 2019
After the storm of environmental protection policies in recent years, what changes have occurred in China’s ceramic industry? Following are some noteworthy trends for ceramic manufacturers to be aware of.
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is organizing and hosting the 2nd Global Forum on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Sustainable Development (GFMAT-2) in Toronto, Canada from July 21-26, 2019.