Ceramic Industry Blog
Susan Sutton, Editor-in-Chief, Integrated Media, discusses topics ranging from pressing industry issues and news to more general information regarding the economy, the housing crunch and more. Site visitors are encouraged to post comments, start a discussion and help build dialogue.
Kelsey Seidler, Associate Editor, shares results from our weekly CI CyberNews reader polls.
March 29, 2010
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on staffing levels in the second quarter of 2010. Of the total respondents, 76.9% plan to keep current staffing levels. What are your company's plans?
March 24, 2010
If the EPA is successful in changing its long-standing position on this issue, literally thousands of ceramic formulations will have to be submitted to the EPA for examination and approval. Read More
March 22, 2010
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked if readers think that Congress is gridlocked by partisanship. The majority (88.9%) of respondents do, though they don’t all necessarily think it’s a bad thing for the economy.
March 17, 2010
Whether you’re of Irish descent or Irish at heart, everyone can enjoy St. Patrick’s Day. Read More
March 15, 2010
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked if readers thought that Lowes’ better-than-expected fourth quarter profits indicated that the worst has passed for the housing market.
March 9, 2010
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on globalization. Would American businesses have proceeded with the transfer of production to lower-cost labor centers outside of the U.S. even if they’d known of the domestic factory shutdowns and unemployment that would result?
March 3, 2010
Every box of tile has a secret. If you read this entire blog entry and promise not to post bad comments, I’ll tell you what it is. First though, I’ll tell you where it is.
March 2, 2010
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked about the effects of the unusually heavy snowfall in February. Was your business affected by the snow?
February 25, 2010
This week, Bloom Energy made ceramics sexy again. The hip, new photo opportunity is to be standing next to a Bloom Box holding a square of tape-cast zirconia.
February 22, 2010
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll dealt with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s proposed jobs bill. The majority of readers (64.8%) are not in favor of the bill, while the same number of readers either support the bill or are unsure (17.6% each).