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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.

Giving Thanks

Though 2009 has been a very tough year on a number of levels, we still have much to be thankful for. I’d like to offer a very special thanks from all of us at Ceramic Industry to all of you.
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Survey Says!

In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers who should be named the business leader(s) of the decade. Do you agree with the results?
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Celebrating Sanitaryware

The World Toilet Organization has named November 19 World Toilet Day.
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Survey Says!

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?
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CI's November Issue is Now Online!

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.
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Guest Blog: Tile Tech Notes

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.
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Survey Says!

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?
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Virtual Trade Shows

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.
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Big Cuts for Big Spenders

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.
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Survey Says!

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?
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