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.
November 19, 2009
The World Toilet Organization has named November 19 World Toilet Day.
November 16, 2009
In the CI CyberNews CyberPoll last week, we asked respondents what factor would be the key indicator that the recession is turning around. Do you agree with their assessment?
November 10, 2009
Our November issue includes articles on nondestructive testing, advances in microwave technologies, and product design software, plus lots more! Be sure to check it out.
November 4, 2009
I remember when I was six years old and my grandfather asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I looked him in the eyes and with a seriousness that belied my young age, I told him, “I want to be a tile engineer, Grandpa!” OK, so that never happened.
November 2, 2009
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on the Obama administration’s plan to require the seven companies that received the most bailout assistance to cut the compensation of their highest-paid executives. Do you agree with our poll respondents?
October 27, 2009
I attended my first virtual trade show today, and it was definitely an interesting experience. I didn’t know exactly what to expect, but I was hopeful and looking forward to having access to useful and interesting information without having to leave the office.
October 22, 2009
On one hand, I’m not at all crazy about the government dictating compensation packages-for anyone. On the other hand, the situation reminds me of the state of my room when I was a teenager.
October 19, 2009
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on financial expectations for next year. Overall, respondents expect to be better off in 2010 (31.5% by a little and 21.1% by a lot). Do you agree?
October 14, 2009
According to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute, the U.S. glass industry lost almost 30% of its workforce from 2001-2008, while glass production in China increased by 67% beginning in 2003.
October 9, 2009
In a huge surprise, the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Barack Obama. The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”