Commentary Stories

INSIDE CI: Taking Chances

March 1, 2004
A discussion of the migration of U.S. manufacturing to lower-cost regions
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: PURCHASING POWER<br>Buying Thermal Processing Equipment - Part Four:<br>Supplier Sourcing and Qualification

March 1, 2004
In this fourth column in the "Purchasing Power" series, learn how to find suppliers having the specific business strengths and technical expertise you need, which questions should be asked and answered early in supplier discussions, and the appropriate methods to use for supplier qualification.
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PROCESS CONTROL: Correlation Analysis in Ceramic Processing

March 1, 2004
Control charts can tell us whether processes-as characterized by various property or process measurements-are in control, drifting or out of control. However, the charts can't tell us much of anything about the relationships between process properties or variables.
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PPP: Drying & Firing: Questions & Answers

March 1, 2004
Troubleshooting Tips from Cameron G. Harman Jr.
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IP IN DEPTH: Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in China

February 1, 2004
What corrective steps are being taken to help companies protect their intellectual property rights in China?
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: PURCHASING POWER<br>Buying Thermal Processing Equipment - Part Three: Developing Project Specifications

February 1, 2004
In this third column in the "Purchasing Power" series, learn which information is most important to include in your project specifications, how to differentiate between critical and desirable capabilities, and how to establish a reasonable and meaningful way to measure specification compliance.
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INSIDE CI: A Profitable Strategy

February 1, 2004
Want to increase your company's profitability? Focus on quality.
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KILN CONNECTION: Energy Considerations-Part 2

February 1, 2004
This month: we review an energy-saving combustion system investment
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REFRACTORIES REVIEW: UNITECR'03 Offers Industry Snapshot

February 1, 2004
Highlighting he 8th Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories
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INSIDE CI: Leading the Way

January 1, 2004
The monthly roundup from Editor Kristi Grahl.
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