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.
October 19, 2011
Apple's co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs will be remembered as a visionary. In last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers which product represented Jobs' greatest innovation. Do you agree with them?Read More
October 10, 2011
According to a recent poll, full-time workers in the UK who are overweight or obese and suffer from other chronic health conditions miss more than 100 million more work days annually than healthy workers, costing ~ $32 billion in lost productivity each year. In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if companies should offer help to improve employees’ health situation to reduce lost productivity costs.Read More
October 3, 2011
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if their company has implemented a four-day work week. The majority (75%) of respondents answered no, while 25% of respondents’ companies have implemented a short work week.Read More
September 26, 2011
In President Obama’s recent address, he indicated that he supports opening access to foreign markets, as well as the adoption of the pending free trade agreements. In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they think these efforts will help stimulate American manufacturing.
September 19, 2011
Did you know September is National Preparedness Month? What is your company doing to prepare or review its preparedness plan?
September 12, 2011
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on consumer confidence. We asked readers if they think increasingly pessimistic consumers are going to undermine the recovery. Do you agree with them?
September 6, 2011
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if their companies have a social media presence. Is your company among the majority?
August 29, 2011
Our readers had a lot to say about Warren Buffett's recent New York Times opinion piece, in which he wrote, “My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. It’s time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice.” What are your thoughts on this topic?
August 22, 2011
We asked readers in last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll if they think the recent downgrading of the U.S. credit rating will have a negative effect on manufacturing. Do you agree with them?
August 15, 2011
Is your company involved in manufacturing "green" products?