Deidre Haignere

Particle Technology Labs

By Deidre Haignere / August 28, 2018

Particle Technology Labs 555 Rogers St Downers Grove, IL 60515 P: (630) 969-2703 Particle Technology Labs is a premier service laboratory dedicated to quality particle characterization services. PTL is a trusted advisor to the world’s leading pharmaceutical, industrial, public sector, and scientific organizations. Experienced technical staff, analytical expertise, and state-of-the-art instrumentation set PTL apart…

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Elcon Precision LLC

By Deidre Haignere / August 14, 2018

Elcon Precision LLC 1009 Timothy Dr. San Jose, CA 95133 P: (408) 292-7800 (154) With more than 40 years of experience, Elcon Precision LLC is a trusted service provider of Metallized and Resistive Coated Ceramics, Vacuum and Atmosphere Brazed Assemblies, and Photochemically Machined Parts.

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By Deidre Haignere / July 27, 2018

Buehler 41 Waukegan Rd Lake Bluff, IL 60044 P: (847) 295-6500 Buehler is a manufacturer of metallographic testing equipment including scientific instruments & supplies for cross-sectional material testing. Buehler’s sectioning, mounting, grinding and polishing, imaging and analysis and hardness testing metallographic equipment along with consumables are used by metallurgical, metallography, petrography, research & development,…

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ACerS Journals = valuable member resource

By Deidre Haignere / March 6, 2018

The American Ceramics Society journal editors and staff are making the journals more accessible to the ACerS members with new initiatives and publishing changes.     • Division Papers:  Titles and links to recently published articles of interest to each division are posted on their websites on We open these articles as free-to-read so…

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Call for Nominations

By Deidre Haignere / November 1, 2017

Board of Directors nominations deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2017   Committee Members nominations deadline: Friday, March 30, 2018 If you have a desire to become more involved in setting the direction of your professional society or know someone who would, the ACerS Nominating Committee wants to hear from you. Nominations from the membership at large…

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The Value Builder

By Deidre Haignere / September 5, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 11 am (Eastern US Time) Webinar Description   ACerS Corporate Partners and Manufacturing Division Members are invited to participate in a free webinar where we will we will discuss strategies to increase the value of your business.  Perhaps you are getting ready to sell your business, or transition to a…

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Is ACerS Lifetime Membership right for you?

By Deidre Haignere / July 6, 2017

ACerS Lifetime Membership is for those who are dedicated to a career in ceramic and glass engineering, science and manufacturing. Lifetime Members avoid paying membership dues each year, along with any future dues increases.   Lifetime Membership is a one-time payment of $2,000, which averages out to about 17 years at the current dues rate.…

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Serving Industry’s Needs

By Deidre Haignere / July 6, 2017

More than 80 industry leaders enjoyed networking with their peers at the ACerS Corporate Member breakfast held at this year’s Ceramics Expo.   Charlie Spahr, ACerS executive director, explained how ACerS is enhancing its efforts to serve manufacturers and suppliers, including Ceramics Expo, establishment of the Ceramic & Glass Industry Foundation, the Ceramic Business &…

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Free ACerS/Wiley Download Direct program: Try it out!

By Deidre Haignere / February 1, 2017

Have you tried the ACerS/Wiley Download Direct program? ACerS publishing partner Wiley has made 500 journal articles per month from their comprehensive Online Library (each valued at $30) available to members for free! While not every Wiley journal is part of the program, many are, so give it a try. To download your free article,…

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Monofrax LLC

By Deidre Haignere / December 21, 2016

Monofrax LLC 1870 New York Ave. Falconer, NY 14733 P: (716) 484-7252 F: (716) 665-2478 Monofrax offers glass manufacturers a wide range of fused cast refractories, including AZS, high Zirconia, alumina and chrome products in twelve different product chemistries. These products have been engineered in dozens of shapes and hundreds of sizes utilizing different…

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