The Association of American Ceramic Component Manufacturers

AACCM's member companies manufacture ceramic components from ceramic powders at U.S. operating facilities. AACCM's purpose is to expand the market for U.S.-manufactured components by enhancing processes and quality, and to increase awareness of ceramic applications.

Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

GMIC is a trade association that facilitates, organizes, and promotes the interests, economic growth, and sustainability of the glass industry through education and cooperation in technology, productivity, innovation, and the environment.

International Ceramic Federation

The ICF was established in 1990 as a nongovernmental, nonprofit federation of societies representing ceramists, ceramic engineers, and ceramic scientists of the member countries. The purpose of the ICF is to promote and stimulate understanding and cooperation among member societies from different countries. The American Ceramic Society serves as the secretariat for the ICF.

International Commission on Glass

ICG is a non-profit international glass society consisting of 31 national organizations in glass science and technology, whose aim is to promote cooperation between glass experts.



Keramos, founded by students at the University of Illinois in 1915, is a professional fraternity for ceramic engineers. The organization promotes scholarship and interest in the professional aspects of ceramic engineering, technology, and science.


Materials Science & Technology

This conference addresses structure, properties, processing, and performance across the materials community. It is organized by ACerS, TMS, AIST, and includes The Advanced Materials Show

The Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories

UNITECR is a biennial international conference that contributes to the progress and exchange of industrial knowledge and technologies concerning refractories. The American Ceramic Society serves as the secretariat for UNITECR.

Join The American Ceramic Society

Become an ACerS member and enjoy the additional benefits of belonging to a global community of ceramic and glass scientists, researchers, materials scientists, professors, students, and manufacturers.