Ceramic Industry

APCI to Begin Powder Production at New Facility (posted 9/10/09)

September 10, 2009
The piezoelectric powders, as well as additional custom-formulation products, will be available for commercial and defense-related applications.

APC International (APCI) recently announced the startup of a Pennsylvania-based ceramic powder manufacturing facility for the production of piezoelectric powders. Hammond Lead Products (HLP), a chemical producer centered in Indiana, is working with APCI to match its lead-related materials science technologies with APCI’s array of established high-performance lead-zirconate-titanate powders.

The piezoelectric powders, as well as additional custom-formulation products, will be available through APCI and HLP for applications in commercial and defense-related markets. Startup of this production installation is expected before the end of 2009.

For more information, visit www.americanpiezo.com.

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