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.
The Italian ceramic machinery industry is expected to close 2018 with a turnover of close to €2.1 billion (approximately $2.4 billion).
December 31, 2018
According to preliminary figures published by the Research Department of Acimac (Italian Ceramic Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers’ Association), the Italian ceramic machinery and equipment industry’s period of expansion has come to an end after a record five consecutive years of growth.
According to U.S. Silica, the price increases are being made to support the continued investments it is making in upgrading its capacity to meet the growing demand for its products and to offset rising production costs.
December 17, 2018
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. recently announced that the part of its Industrial and Specialty Products business focused on silica sand will increase prices for most of its non-contracted silica sand, cool roof granule, aplite and specialty products used primarily in glass, foundry, paints, coatings, elastomers, roofing, chemicals, recreation, building products, and other applications.
The new contract features increased wages and enhanced benefits, including high-quality health care, pension, and 401k.
December 14, 2018
Kohler Co. and United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 833, which represents approximately 2,100 associates employed in production and skilled trades positions at the company’s Village of Kohler and Town of Mosel manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, have reached agreement on a new labor contract.