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Top 20 Ceramic Industry Articles of 2013-2014

The most popular articles of the year focus on topics ranging from various raw materials through to advanced ceramics applications, and more!
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Listed here are the year's 20 most-viewed articles.


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Top 10 Ceramic Industry Market-Related Stories of 2013-2014

Sanitaryware and advanced ceramics drew a lot of interest.
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Listed here are the year's 10 most-viewed market-related stories.


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Top 25 Ceramic Industry News Stories of 2013-2014

Expansions and acquisitions were big news this year.
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Listed here are the year's 25 most-viewed news stories.


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Top 10 Ceramic Industry New Product Stories of 2013-2014

Readers took the most interest in advanced technology-driven products.
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Listed here are the year's 10 most-viewed new product stories.


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China Sees Decline in Refractories Materials Production, Exports

The country is promoting the development of high-quality, energy-efficient unshaped refractories.
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The country is promoting the development of high-quality, energy-efficient unshaped refractories.


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Market Trends: Demand for High-End Premium Sanitaryware Products Booming in India

Higher incomes and a shift in lifestyle patterns are contributing to an increased demand in high-end premium products.
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Sanitaryware manufacturers in India are experiencing high demand for their products for multiple reasons, including an increase in average household income levels among Indian consumers, along with shift in lifestyle patterns, both of which have led to booming demand for high-end premium products over the past few years.


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Supplier Profile: Machining Silicon Nitride

The incorporation of lasers can provide multiple benefits in silicon nitride machining.
By Richard Roberts
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In 2000, Paul Knowlton, Reliance Tool & Mfg.’s president and CEO, began looking at ceramic die inserts for certain stamping applications to solve problems of wear and maintaining tight tolerances.
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Chinese Refractories

Despite 2012 declines in both volume and value, export prices increased over 7%.
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China’s refractory materials production in 2012 fell 4.43% over the previous year to 28.1891 million tons, reportedly due to a slowdown in growth rates for downstream sectors like iron and steel, building materials, and glass, as well as the reduced demand for refractories in infrastructure construction.


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Flat Boron by the Numbers

Researchers calculate what it would take to make a new two-dimensional material.
By Mike Williams
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It would be terrible if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big, pesky diamonds.


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Rebound in Building Construction Expected to Drive Increased Demand for Decorative Tile

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U.S. demand for decorative tile is forecast to rise 6.7% per year through 2017, reaching 3.2 billion sq ft, valued at $5.7 billion.


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