Our annual R&D Directory is a buyers’ resource that provides supplier* details for equipment, instruments, and services targeted for research and development applications. Use this guide as a handy way to find suppliers throughout the year
Research and development (R&D) is a key driver for growth in the ceramic, glass, refractories, brick and related industries. Any company that does not innovate is almost sure to stagnate and eventually lose ground to more forward-thinking competitors. This issue includes our annual R&D Directory to help manufacturers find the best supplier partners for their specific research and development efforts.
In April 2016, Kyocera International Inc. began a $10 million expansion project for its Vancouver, Wash., manufacturing facility, increasing the existing 40,000-sq-ft space by 45% to 58,000 sq ft. Originally built in 1992 as a R&D center for advanced ceramic materials, the location now produces high-value-added engineered ceramic components for structural, functional and mechanical applications on a custom order basis.
From abrasive wheels and agglomerators to wire screening cloth and X-ray systems (and everything in between!), our year-round Equipment Digest reference tool helps manufacturers find suppliers for hundreds of different types of machinery and equipment used for various manufacturing processes in the ceramic, glass, refractories, and brick industries.
The St. Louis Section and the Refractory Ceramics Division of The American Ceramic Society will sponsor the 53rd Annual Symposium on Refractories on the theme “Real World Applications of Refractory Testing” on March 29-30, 2017 and a kickoff event (TBD) will held the evening of March 28, 2017. Read More
HOUSTEX 2017 is an interactive experience, featuring hundreds of exhibitors highlighting the latest manufacturing technologies, and innovative solutions. Attendees will enjoy scores of new product demonstrations, hear experts share insights on industry trends, and make connections that can help them grow their business. Read More
EASTEC, New England’s premier manufacturing exposition, returns May 16-18, 2017. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, industry keynotes and much more, EASTEC is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. Read More
CERAMICS CHINA @Unifair will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. From sole machine display to full coverage of upstream ceramic industry to introducing advanced foreign technology to leading the world’s ceramic market, CERAMICS CHINA @Unifair showcases the best of industrial development. CERAMICS CHINA @Unifair 2017, hosted by China Ceramic Industrial Association, is expected to reach 100,000+ sq.m with 1,000+ exhibitors, 6,000+ booths and 80,000+ visitors.
The West Coast’s premier manufacturing event, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center September 12-14, 2017. Only WESTEC brings you the very latest technologies – from software, cutting tools to multi-tasking machines – all from top international equipment manufacturers. Read More
SOUTH-TEC draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors and equipment builders from across North America and around the world – bringing them together in Charlotte, North Carolina. With more than 400 exhibiting companies, attendees can find all the latest technologies and services – plus the experts who built them – ready to demonstrate solutions that can help them grow their business. Visitors can make side-by-side comparisons, discover integrated equipment, hear about industry trends and forecasts, and leverage their purchasing power. Read More
Whether we are talking about intermediate or final cleaning, the purpose of industrial parts cleaning is to ensure the necessary degree of cleanliness for subsequent processing, or for the long-term, trouble-free functioning of the relevant part or component. Read More