April 24th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Meet ACerS member Bill Headrick. A longtime member of the Society, Headrick was a recent recipient of the Global Ambassador Award. He earned his award by finding travel funds for students to attend ACerS meetings and encouraging them to join.
April 10th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
BCC Research is offering a 15% discount on market research reports for ACerS members. ACerS members can take the discount off of an annual membership or individual research reports.
March 26th, 2018 | by Eileen De Guire
Last week ACerS St. Louis Section and Refractory Ceramics Division presented the 54th Annual Refractories Symposium, which has grown into the most significant annual gathering of the refractories community in North America. Nancy Bunt was the first woman to be honored with the St. Louis Section Theodore J. Planje award.
March 22nd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Mary Stevenson, president of Deltech Furnaces, believes that the key to developing relationships with other businesses is to take advantage of the numerous benefits an ACerS Corporate Partnership offers. Learn how she has gotten involved with the Society over the years in this Corporate Partner profile.
March 15th, 2018 | by April Gocha
The April 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about ceramics in the semiconductor industry, refractory firebricks for energy storage, high-temperature furnace coatings, ceramic proppant supply, and additive manufacturing at Ceramics Expo 2018—is now available online.
February 15th, 2018 | by April Gocha
The March 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, the World Materials Research Institutes Forum, micromilling ceramic nanoparticulate materials, new NSF awards, and more—is now available online.
January 26th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have created a high-performance ceramic composite that is strong, durable, and resistant to heat and radiation. The findings could be useful in industries that require highly functional and durable ceramic materials—such as nuclear power plants, aerospace, and oil and gas industries.
November 13th, 2017 | by Andrea Ross
A record-setting 575 people converged upon the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, November 6-9, for the 78th annual Conference on Glass Problems. The conference brought together global manufacturers, suppliers, and academics to exchange innovations and solutions for the glass industry.
October 6th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Two ACerS corporate members unite—Allied Mineral Products recently purchased Riverside Refractories. The sale will complement Allied's product line and expand its manufacturing presence in the southeastern United States.
October 4th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
The refractory community met at UNITECR 2017 in Santiago, Chile, the last week of September. Raw material prices and trends, as well as advances in technology, were at the forefront.