Articles by Sandra Spence

Ceramic Decorating: CPSC Commissioner Keynotes Deco ’13

Deco ’13 will be held April 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.
March 1, 2013

SGCDpro is pleased to announce Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Commissioner Robert S. Adler as the keynote speaker for Deco ’13 in Louisville, Ky.

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Ceramic Decorating: Deco ’13 Program Now Available

October 2, 2012

The preliminary program for Deco ’13 in Louisville has been mailed to all members and posted on the website for the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro). 

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Ceramic Decorating: Deco '13 Planned

August 1, 2012
Plans for Deco ’13 in Louisville were discussed at the summer board meeting for the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro).
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Ceramic Decorating: Deco Returns to Las Vegas

May 1, 2012
More than 100 glass and ceramic decorating professionals attended the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products’ (SGCDpro) Deco 2012 event, which was held March 24-26 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Ceramic Decorating: Gearing Up for Deco ’12

February 22, 2012
The Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) will kick off Deco ’12 on March 25 in Las Vegas with its fourth annual Ask the Experts (ATE) session.
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CERAMIC DECORATING: SGCDpro Assists with Legislative Transitions

October 1, 2011
The Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) has worked with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and other organizations to effect changes in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement
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CERAMIC DECORATING: Product Safety Updates

March 1, 2011
A new online consumer product safety database was recently launched at Although the database is required by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), which is best-known
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CERAMIC DECORATING: Regulatory Compliance Updates

January 1, 2011
For the past few months, the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) has been busy keeping ahead of potential cadmium regulation. Positive news has been received from the
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CERAMIC DECORATING: Cadmium Regulation Takes Center Stage

October 1, 2010
Industry officials are discussing the safety hazards that may be associated with using cadmium in ceramic enamels.
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CERAMIC DECORATING: Regulatory Environment Heats Up

August 1, 2010
The regulatory environment for the glass and ceramic industries has recently become quite robust. The recent Shrek glass recall has sent shockwaves through the industry. SGCDpro met on June 17
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