Under the new alliance, Pli Group will provide full-service distribution of Plibrico's Plico® brand refractories in Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, and Bulgaria.
January 17, 2019
The Plibrico Co. recently announced that it has entered into a new value-added distribution partnership with the Pli Group Europe GmbH, a refractory distributor contractor based in Vienna, Austria.
As part of the joint venture, Alteo is providing its expertise in super-fine aluminas, which are used in surface coatings for lithium-ion battery separators and electrodes.
January 15, 2019
Alteo recently announced that, in order to accelerate the penetration of its products in China’s battery market, it has joined forces with Suzhou Ginet New Materials Technology Co. Ltd. to create a joint venture called Alteo-Ginet (Suzhou) Lithium Battery Material Technology.
Saint-Gobain reports its annual sales of silicon carbide grains and powders to be around €120 million (approximately $138.4 million).
January 11, 2019
Saint-Gobain recently announced that it has moved another step forward in the acceleration of its portfolio management, reaching an exclusive agreement with private equity firm OpenGate Capital after having received a purchase offer to acquire the group’s silicon carbide division.
U.S. Silica is in the initial stages of customer trials and expects to begin full production at the plant in the second half of this year.
January 8, 2019
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. recently announced that is has purchased a former ceramic proppant facility in Millen, Ga., that will be converted into manufacturing high-end products for the company’s Industrial and Specialties Products (ISP) business.
Saint-Gobain asked the students and startups to reinvent the circular economy in the building industry.
January 4, 2019
Saint-Gobain recently awarded the prizes for the third Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France, after the finals were held in Paris under the chairmanship of Pierre-André de Chalendar, group chairman and CEO.
Our annual look at some of the important raw and manufactured materials used in the ceramic, glass, refractories, brick, and related industries provides key production and import/export information, as well as details regarding market opportunities and trends.