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The premier global membership organization for the technical ceramics and glass community, The American Ceramic Society is a place to begin, a place to become, and a place to belong. ACerS individualcorporate, and student and recent graduate members experience exclusive and unlimited access to the Society’s world-class information, skills development, and relationship-building resources.


ACerS membership provides a unique meeting point—one you won’t find anywhere else—for ceramics and glass researchers, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, and students to exchange ideas, solve common problems, and build business relationships. Your individual, corporate, and student membership puts you at the intersection of science and industry—giving you exclusive access to the field’s top technical content, meetings, and minds.


Gain access to essential knowledge in the ceramic and glass materials industry, a community of well-respected, innovative ceramic materials pioneers, and many other exclusive benefits by joining or renewing your ACerS membership now.


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The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.



Member Benefits Individual Corporate Student
Free online access to ACerS award-winning journals: Journal of the American Ceramic Societythe International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, and the International Journal of Applied Glass Science.      ✓  ✓

Free print and online access to the American Ceramic Society Bulletin. **Global Graduate Researcher Network and Student members receive only the electronic and tablet/smartphone app editions of the Bulletin.

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Unlimited access to ACerS members-only content with free articles, blogs and forums on current topics and industry news.

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Free newsletters Ceramic Tech Today and ACerS Spotlight alert you to new technologies, corporate information and videos on uncharted territories and breakthroughs in ceramic materials.

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ACerS/Wiley Download Direct Program: Downloads from the comprehensive Wiley Online Library available to members for free. 

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Members-only access to the membership directory; search for colleagues and friends as well as make new contacts in the materials community.

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Free copy of ceramicSOURCE, the publication that brings materials buyers and sellers together in a directory format. This products and services directory lists hundreds of essential ceramic products, materials, equipment, and services.

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Employment opportunities with ACerS Career Center; post jobs and resumes into an easy searchable application.

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Discounts on meeting registrations. Participation in the leading forums for ceramic information exchange

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Savings on valuable information resources. More than 200 ceramic materials-related titles are available to ACerS members at 35% off the list price. Visit the ACerS-Wiley Bookstore to review the entire catalog.

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Discounts on products, including Phase Equilibria Diagrams online, software and books containing 25,000 critically-evaluated diagrams for ceramic systems.

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Discounts on electronic and print advertising.


Discounts on exhibit space (excludes MS&T) and recognition at ACerS technical meetings.


Premium listing and prioritizing in search results in ceramicSOURCE.


Use of ACerS Corporate logo, landing page on ceramics.org, and inclusion in ACerS Corporate Member Roster.


Networking with colleagues from around the world through ACerS online membership directory.

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Thought-provoking conversations with the global ACerS community through our social channels (FacebookTwitterLinkedIn GroupLinkedIn company page, and Google+).

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