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Why you need to be at Ceramics Expo 2016

By Stephanie Liverani / March 18, 2016

For the second year in a row, Cleveland, Ohio, will play host to Ceramics Expo 2016, April 26–28—the industry’s only free-to-attend, twin track, commercial and manufacturing conference that runs parallel to the Expo. And here’s why you need to be there.

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Ceramics Expo 2016 draws thousands of commercial and manufacturing industry leaders to Cleveland

By Stephanie Liverani / March 8, 2016

CLEVELAND, OHIO—Cleveland will host more than 3,000 ceramic and glass commercial and manufacturing industry leaders and 300 vendors for Ceramics Expo 2016, April 26–28, outpacing last year’s event, which brought 171 exhibitors and more than 2,300 attendees from 25 countries representing 1,000 organizations.

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Midwest lands new innovation hubs built to boost advanced manufacturing

By Jessica McMathis / February 27, 2014

Manufacturing production is up, and US manufacturers are adding jobs (some 622,000 since early 2010)—but a $280-million investment in two new innovation institutes cements a renewed commitment to advanced manufacturing in the States.

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Turning trade-offs to pay-offs—Business, manufacturing leaders to converge, connect at CLS 2014

By Jessica McMathis / February 18, 2014

The 4th Ceramic Leadership Summit (CLS), April 7–9 in Baltimore, Md., will bring manufacturing and business executives together to tackle business strategies for success.

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Free online journals cover microwave and electroceramics, ICC4 papers

By Jim Destefani / October 24, 2013

For a limited time, ACerS is offering free online access to two special editions of the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology.

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Wolfgang Rossner on advanced ceramics for sustainability & Siemens’ corporate technology

By / September 5, 2012

Wolfgang Rossner, leader of the Ceramic Materials and Devices division of Siemen’s, spoke at the Ceramic Leadership Summit about how the company approaches the development of its technical strategies.

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Students and Young Professionals look forward to ICC4-CLS

By Eileen De Guire / March 16, 2012

The 4th International Congress on Ceramics with the 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track ACerS director of membership and marketing, Megan Bricker, coordinates the Society’s outreach to students and young professionals. Here she tells us about what’s in store for the youthful ceramic materials professionals and what they are saying about ICC4-CLS. The 4th International Congress…

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Ceradyne leader Joel Moskowitz opens up on acquisitions, ceramics business

By / August 8, 2011

Ceradyne head Joel Moskowitz uses a team approach to evaluating acquisitions for the company. Credit: Ceradyne. I first interviewed Ceradyne honcho Joel Moskowitz in 2009, and last week I ran into him again at the ACerS Ceramic Leadership Summit in Baltimore. There, the Ceradyne president and CEO mentioned that he had recently been interviewed by an…

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The business of doing business in the ceramics industry

By Eileen De Guire / June 29, 2011

Participants from the 2010 Ceramic Leadership Summit. Credit: ACerS The Ceramic Leadership Summit is about business – and the unique aspects of doing business in the ceramics industry. ACerS president, Marina Pascucci says, “It’s not a conference of technical papers. Instead, every speaker is presenting information that can change the way you and I do…

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Rare-earths chess game intensifies with new moves in China, Washington

By / June 16, 2011

Maybe not a zugzwang yet, but rare-earth strategies are getting more complex and riskier. Credit: Wikipedia. It’s been a while since I have addressed strategic materials, but several recent developments are worth noting. Let’s start by going back a few months. In late March, a ripple went out among rare-earth supply watchers when China’s Ministry…

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