How to Use the 2015-2016 Ceramic Industry Data Book & Buyers' Guide
Use this reference book as a year-long resource for ceramic materials, products, equipment, supplies and services.
Ceramic Industry’s 2014-2015 Data Book & Buyers Guide contains the most comprehensive information available for the manufacture of traditional and advanced ceramics, pottery, structural clay products, refractories, and glass. The Buyers’ Guide is divided into eight sections, each devoted to major operations within the ceramic industry. For your convenience, each section is indexed for easy referral, and advertisements from the industry’s leading suppliers are placed within the appropriate sections.*
To Find a Product/Service
If you know the manufacturer/supplier(s), check the Display Advertisers’ Index for the page number of their ad. Each Buyers’ Guide section also features its own display advertiser index at the beginning of the section. To obtain more information from these advertisers, contact them directly using the information in their advertisement, flip to the Address Index, or refer to the Display Advertisers’ Index to find their website address.
If you do not know the manufacturer/supplier, consult the Master Product Index, which provides an alphabetical listing of the more than 1,500 products listed in the Buyers’ Guide. Turn to the page number indicated to the left of the product heading.
In the Buyers’ Guide sections, an alphabetical listing of manufacturers/suppliers appears under each product heading. Subcategories are broken out so you can quickly and easily locate the product you’re interested in. Companies listed in boldface type are display advertisers in this edition.
The alphabetical Address Index provides addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and email and website addresses, as well as a brief description of the firms represented in the thousands of company listings found in the Buyers’ Guide.In addition, product specification sheets are available online at www.ceramicindustry.com/databook for companies with a star symbol next to their names. Plus, QR codes link readers directly to supplier websites.
For information about the latest events and news announcements, turn to the International Calendar, Ceramics in the News, and People in the News departments.
Keep this useful reference book for use as a year-long resource for ceramic materials, products, supplies and services. You can also find the Data Book & Buyers’ Guide in a fully searchable format—complete with additional details and hotlinks for many of the suppliers and trade associations listed in this issue—on Ceramic Industry’s website at www.ceramicindustry.com/databook.
p.s., Your suggestions for making this book more useful are always welcome. Contact Susan Sutton, editor-in-chief, Integrated Media, at email@example.com, (248) 786-1704 or fax (248) 502-2033.
*Supplier listings indicate paid advertising. Contact AnnaMarie McCann at firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing and additional details.