ACerS Manufacturing Division

Our Mission

Manufacturing Division of the American Ceramic Society is dedicated to addressing the needs of the ceramics manufacturing industry and to supporting the production of all ceramic components and products. The Manufacturing Division will strive to provide quality technical programming for industrial participants, promote the recruitment and hiring of ceramic engineers into ceramic manufacturing companies, develop short courses and workshops to facilitate the education of industrial personnel in the field of ceramics, and provide support for the manufacturers and suppliers of ceramic materials.


8th Ceramics Expo

Novi, MI, USA

May 1 – 3, 2023
Meeting details

A curated selection of articles published in all ACerS journals relevant to ceramic and glass manufacturing.

View our 2023-2024 Manufacturing Division Officers.

Strategic plan spurs the relatively new Division.

View the Division’s annual reports and rules governing the division.

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.

Additional Manufacturing Division Resources

Learn about manufacturing resources pertaining to manufacturing regulations, including Environmental Health and Safety regulations.

Manufacturing Division at Ceramics Expo

Founded in 2015, Ceramics Expo is the natural home for Manufacturing Division activities, including targeted workshops, short courses, Division membership lunches, and Division business meetings. Be part of this dynamic trade show held annually.

Also the Division curates information of keen interest to manufacturers on topics such as

  • EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Hazardous air pollutants and rules for the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT)
  • Respirable crystalline silica standards
  • Government agencies
  • Manufacturing organizations, trade associations, and societies