GE boosts ceramic matrix composite capacity with $200M investment in silicon carbide manufacturing factories

By April Gocha / November 11, 2015

Aviation giant GE recently announced that it’s investing more than $200 million to build a pair of new factories focused solely on silicon carbide manufacturing for ceramic matrix composites.

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ACerS leaps into 2015 with new programs and products

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2014

Last week April, Jessica, and I each wrote about our perspectives on “ACerS 2014.” Today I’ll tell you what we’re working on at ACerS for 2015.

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11th CMCEE promises to promote ceramic research for energy and the environment

By Eileen De Guire / July 2, 2014

The International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines Series is an opportunity for scientists, engineers, researchers, and manufacturers to come together to encourage and promote ceramic research for energy and environmental applications.

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Germany is epicenter of ceramic engineering and manufacturing this week

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2012

From Tuesday’s gala dinner at the CMCEE conference this week in Dresden, Germany. In contemporary garb from left are ACerS President George Wicks; ACerS Executive Director Charlie Spahr; CMCEE Cochair Jay Singh; CMCEE Chair Alex Michaelis; and CMCEE Cochair Tatsuki Ohji. It is not clear whether the oversize Dresdonians are depicting famous, historical ceramic engineers or…

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Active week in ceramics, glass fields: GOMD, CMCEE and Ceramitec

By / May 21, 2012

It isn’t often that we have three major events going on in the same short stretch of time, and ACerS will be represented at all of them. ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division’s Annual Meeting is becoming a premier glass science meeting in the world and it just got underway in St. Louis, Mo. and…

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Ceramitec 2012 says, ‘Turn innovative momentum into your success’

By Eileen De Guire / February 24, 2012

Three years ago, Ceramitec 2009 attracted about 15,000 visitors connected with all aspects of industries that use or manufacture ceramic materials. Three years later, Ceramitec 2012 organizers are planning for a similar success for the May 22-25 event in Munich. Credit:; Munich Trade Fairs Intl. Ceramitec 2012 bills itself as the “industry’s leading trade…

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