In the first quarter of 2019, Wienerberger increased its revenues at the group level by 15% to €776.8 million (~ $870.2 million), compared to €675.1 million (~ $756.3 million) in the first quarter of 2018.
May 17, 2019
The Wienerberger Group recently announced that it started 2019 with the strongest opening quarter in the company’s 200-year history.
Upon completion in 2024, the facilities will substantially increase Cree’s silicon carbide materials capability and wafer fabrication capacity.
May 15, 2019
Cree, Inc. recently announced that it will invest up to $1 billion in the expansion of its silicon carbide capacity with the development of a state-of-the-art, automated 200-mm silicon carbide fabrication facility and a materials mega-factory at its U.S. campus headquarters in Durham, N.C.
The median sales price was $302,700, with strong gains in homes sold at lower price points.
May 15, 2019
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 692,000 units in March 2019 after a slightly revised February report, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
The study took 20,000 of Germany’s companies with the highest staff numbers and compared them according to criteria such as training success, proportion of trainees, pay, structural data, and additional benefits.
May 14, 2019
A study focused on “Germany’s best training companies” from the Institute for Management and Economic Research (IMWF), commissioned by Deutschland Test and the business magazine Focus Money, recently awarded CeramTec second place in the Technical Component Manufacturing category.
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.
Gathering buyers and manufacturers of ceramic, stone, bathroom, and kitchen products from around the world, Ceramica West Africa will also offer a broad educational agenda that includes free-to-attend certified workshops.
Bringing together OEMs, materials manufacturers and the entire research, development, and manufacturing supply chain, The Advanced Materials Show will showcase the latest in high-performance materials technology for a range of applications, including automotive, aerospace, energy, and electronics.
In a program set up in a matrix form, ceramitec conference will lay the ceramics segments known from the ceramitec trade show—technical ceramics, additive manufacturing, powder metallurgy, raw materials, and refractory materials—over the end-user industries.
Kitchen and Bathroom Indonesia will introduce the latest state-of-the-art technologies, equipment, building materials and accessories for home architecture, construction, interior finish, and design improvement works, focused for the kitchen and bathroom areas.
Building Façade & Fixtures Indonesia will bring together suppliers and manufacturers that have the newest technologies, equipment, decorative materials and accessories for building construction, industrial, commercial and residential architecture, and interior design, with façade and fixture specializations.