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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, Managing Editor, shares results from our weekly CI CyberNews reader polls.

Additive Manufacturing

By Susan Sutton
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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!

By Susan Sutton
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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

By Dan Marvin
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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!

By Susan Sutton
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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?

By Susan Sutton
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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!

By Susan Sutton
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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

By Susan Sutton
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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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Don't Miss Deco 2010

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The Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorated Products (SGCDpro) will hold Deco 2010 in Nashville, Tenn., April 18-19.
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Survey Says!

By Susan Sutton
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In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they felt that the collapse of the housing market was caused chiefly by lax regulation or the failure of the Fed’s monetary policy. What did they say, and which would you choose?
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Guest Blog: Tile Tech Notes

By Dan Marvin
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Tile is formed in much the same way that a diamond is formed-through incredible pressure. What takes nature millions of years to achieve underground takes a few seconds in the factory.
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