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2010-10-04 07:00:00

JINJIANG, China, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCLTF, CCLWF, CCLUF) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, announced today its major brands "Hengda" and "HD" were awarded Asia's 500 Most Influential Brands of the Year 2010. About China Ceramics Co., Ltd. China Ceramics Co.,...

2010-09-30 10:20:00

KYOTO, Japan, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- CEATEC JAPAN is one of the premier annual tradeshows in Asia to get a preview of next-generation IT and electronics coming out of the major electronics companies. Naturally, the newest consumer electronics grab most of the headlines; but also on display will be Kyocera's material & equipment technologies and products which are used in some of the most advanced scientific, energy-related and consumer-based developments -- quietly yet efficiently...

2010-09-03 07:00:00

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengkai Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: VALV; "Shengkai Innovations" or the "Company"), a leading ceramic valve manufacturer in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today announced that it recently attended a key coal-chemical exhibition in China. The "2010 China International Exhibition on Coal Processing & Utilization and Coal Chemicals" took place in late August 2010 with over 100 exhibitors to showcase their most...

2010-08-24 05:00:00

GONGYI, China, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. (AMEX: CHGS), a leading China-based high-tech industrial materials manufacturer producing heat resistant, energy efficient materials for a variety of industrial applications, today announced that it has secured a $2.1 million contract for its fracture proppant products with AMSAT International, a cutting edge technology company based in Orlando, Florida, specializing in advanced ceramics. Product...

2010-08-09 07:00:00

JINJIANG, Fujian, China, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCLTF, CCLWF, CCLUF) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of ceramic tiles, which are used for exterior siding, interior flooring, and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced that it will conduct a conference call at 9:00 a.m. eastern time on Monday, August 16, 2010 to discuss the second quarter 2010 financial results. To...

2010-07-13 15:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan Technical Ceramics (MTC), a leading manufacturer of innovative ceramic, glass, precious metal, piezoelectric and dielectric materials, introduces performance enhancing materials of ceramic rollers in furnaces used to make silicon wafers for solar panels to be showcased at the Intersolar North America Tradeshow in booth #8440 on Level 2, July 13-15 at the Moscone Center West Hall in San Francisco, CA. The performance improvements associated...

2010-06-28 11:40:00

COURBEVOIE, France, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saint-Gobain has signed an agreement for the sale of its "Advanced Ceramics" business to the US company CoorsTek, for a total (enterprise value) of 245 million US dollars (about 200 million euros). Manufactured and marketed by Saint-Gobain's Ceramic Materials activity, these products are ceramic components: hot surface igniters, electro-ceramic parts for household appliances, ceramic balls for high-performance bearings,...

2010-06-28 10:40:00

GOLDEN, Colo., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- CoorsTek, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of technical ceramic and specialty material components, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase the Advanced Ceramics business of Saint-Gobain with facilities in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia. Under the agreement, CoorsTek will acquire the Advanced Ceramics business held by Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, a leading global supplier of materials and components...

2010-06-24 07:03:00

JINJIANG, China, June 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CCLTF, CCLWF, CCLUF) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of ceramic tiles in China, which are used for exterior siding, interior flooring, and design in residential and commercial buildings, announced today that it has launched a new corporate website under the domain name of http://www.cceramics.com . The new website is designed to improve China Ceramics'...

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2010-06-01 09:42:50

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that applying a small electric field results in faster formation of ceramic products during manufacture at lower temperatures, and enhances the strength of the ceramic itself. At issue is a process called sintering, which is how most ceramic products are made. The process involves taking fine ceramic powder, compressing it into the desired shape of the final product, and heating it. Under high heat, the atoms of the powder material...


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