Articles by Christine Grahl

The Missing Link

Ceralink Inc. is fostering developments in materials science by connecting manufacturers with practical microwave processing solutions
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INSIDE CI: Taking Chances

A discussion of the migration of U.S. manufacturing to lower-cost regions
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A New Name in Ceramic Tile

Steuben Tile is using state-of-the-art technology to bring high-end tile into the reach of the average consumer
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INSIDE CI: A Profitable Strategy

Want to increase your company's profitability? Focus on quality.
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INSIDE CI: Leading the Way

The monthly roundup from Editor Kristi Grahl.
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Raw & Manufactured Materials: 2004 Review & Forecast

Although the U.S. recession officially ended in November 2001, economic recovery over the past couple of years has been sluggish. As a result, consumption of many raw and manufactured materials were flat to slightly lower in many industrial segments in 2002. However, the ceramic industry appears to have bucked this trend, with material consumption in some segments-particularly pottery, tile and refractories-posting double-digit increases.
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BCR: Reducing Plant Costs

The 49th International Brick Plant Operator's Forum in Review
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Inside CI: About This Issue

If you're looking for in-depth information about the raw and manufactured materials used in all aspects of the ceramic, glass and related industries, you've come to the right place.
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PPP: Colors that Sell

Knowing what colors will be popular over the next several years can help you develop more successful products.
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Staying True

To avoid maintenance issues and product quality problems, truing ultra-thin diamond blades to their cross-sectional shape is important in achieving accurate geometeries in diamond sawing processes.
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