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Editor's 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.

Survey Says!
Kelsey Seidler, Associate Editor, shares results from our weekly CI CyberNews reader polls.

Survey Says!

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).
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700 Members and Counting

February 18, 2010
The more the merrier! The Ceramic Industry magazine group on LinkedIn now has over 700 members.
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Survey Says!

February 16, 2010
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked readers if they thought that a $5000 tax credit would spur job creation.
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Additive Manufacturing

February 12, 2010
The term “additive manufacturing” always makes me think of the manufacture of additives (e.g., deflocculants or dispersants). Not so, of course.
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Survey Says!

February 9, 2010
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they think that the growth illustrated by the recent jump in GDP can be sustained. Do you agree with the results?
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Guest Blog: Tile Tech Notes

February 3, 2010
95% of all tile is designed to look like stone, so the name of the game is random. The less one piece looks like another, the better.
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Survey Says!

February 1, 2010
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they agree that, as it’s been suggested, flat is the new up in terms of financial results.
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Brick Under Fire?

January 28, 2010
As if the housing collapse, lending crisis and general worldwide financial malaise weren’t enough challenges for the brick industry, two news items recently came across my desk that gave me pause.
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Survey Says!

January 25, 2010
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on opportunities for the growth of the ceramic market. Which segment did respondents consider to be the most promising?
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CI Mourns the Loss of Columnist Thomas Maskell

January 21, 2010
Ceramic Industry columnist Thomas Joseph Maskell, 64, of Poland, Ohio, passed away January 4 at Hospice of the Valley, Hospice House.
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