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A123 Systems

321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Accuratus Corporation

35 Howard St.

Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-3060

P: (908) 213-7070

F: (908) 213-7069

Accuratus Corporation
Accuratus Corporation provides precision ceramic grinding and machining service as well as component design and ceramic material selection technical assistance. The company manufactures Accuflect light-reflecting ceramic, machinable boron nitride ceramic and supplies standard rods and tubes in alumina, mullite and fused silica. Authorized distributor of Macor machinable glass-ceramic by Corning Incorporated.

AdValue Technology LLC

4585 S. Palo Verde Rd. #405
Tucson, AZ 85714
P: (520) 514-1100
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Provides alumina, zirconia and quartz products for high-temperature and wear-resistant applications, including crucibles, tubes, plates and custom components.

Advanced Cerametrics Incorporated

245 N. Main Street
Lambertville NJ 08530
P: (609) 397-2900

Manufactures advanced ceramic components and devices from titania, alumina, zirconia and insulating and conductive ceramics. Produces custom-chemistry ceramic fibers, including PZT, SiC, hydroxyapatite, silica, titania and PSZ. Produce active fiber composites, transducers and actuators. One-fifth of business is R&D.

Akron Porcelain & Plastics Company

PO Box 15157
Akron, OH 44314
P: (330) 745-2159

Established in 1890. Manufactures custom ceramic parts to customers’ specification using compression and injection molding. Produces glazed and unglazed ceramics. Products include special electrical porcelain insulators, refractory shapes, foundry strainer cores and other special applications. Acquired Universal Clay Products, Sandusky, Ohio, in July 2005.

Alsey Refractories Company

1600 S. Brentwood Blvd., Suite 210

St. Louis, MO 63144

P: (314) 963-7900

F: (314) 963-7973

Alsey Refractories Company
Alsey Refractories Company specializes in the private branding of High Duty and Medium Duty Firebrick as well as wet and dry specialties for major manufacturers within the refractory industry.


American Piezo Ceramics Incorporated

Duck Run Rd.
PO Box 180
Mackeyville, PA 17750
Phone: (570) 726-6961

Designs and manufactures piezoelectric ceramic powders, custom components and devices of soft- and hard-body lead zirconate titanate compositions, matched ceramic in pairs or groups, patterned electrodes, optional-soldered leads and R&D programs to meet customer requirements. d33 testers available for material QCI and production line testing. Manufactures high-purity alumina technical ceramics and single crystals of PMN-PT, lithium niobate and other materials.

Angstrom Precision Optics Inc.

190 Bennington Drive
Rochester, NY 14616
P: (585) 663-7230
F: (585) 663-7236

Associated Ceramics & Technology Inc.

400 N. Pike Road

Sarver, PA 16055

P: (724) 353-1585

F: (724) 353-1050

We specialize in advanced technical ceramics custom fabricated and engineered for use in electronic, electrical, refractory, wear-resistant, and chemical applications.  We specialize in the design and fabrication of pressed and extruded alumina, steatite, corderite, and other oxide components.

Avalon Rare Metals, Inc.

1901-130 Adelaide St West
Toronto ON M5H 3P5
P: (416)364-4938
F: (416) 364-5162


Canadian mineral exploration and development company with primary focus on rare metals and minerals that are in increasing demand for high-tech and environmentally beneficial applications, including lithium and calcium feldspars.

Avure Technologies

3721 Corporate Dr.
Columbus, OH 43231
P: (614) 891-2732
Designs, manufactures, sells, installs and services hot and cold isostatic presses. Retrofits for control systems and other auxillary items. Manufactures high-temperature thermocouples.

AVX Corporation

801 17th Ave. S

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577-4299
P: (843) 448-9411

Established 1972. Manufactures such multilayer ceramic capacitors for the electronics industry as microminiature multilayer monolithics in chips; radial- and axial-leaded, molded and conformal coated; and radial tubulars. Other new devices are actuators, integrated passive components, multilayer varistors, SMD fuses and high-frequency inductors. Plants in Olean, NY; Conway and Myrtle Beach, SC; Biddeford, Maine; Colorado Springs, CO ; Raleigh, NC and Paignton, UK; San Salvador, El Salvador; Colerain, N. Ireland; Chihuahua, Mexico; Hong Kong; Singapore; and Malaysia.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

Ceramic Business Unit, Electro Porcelains Division

Prof. Cnr. RaoCir./Science Instt Post

PB No. 1245 Malleswaram
Bangalore Karnata 560-012

Ceramic Technological Institute (CTI), a corporate R&D wing of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., is engaged in industrial process and product development for ceramic products connected with energy and environment; microwave drying and sintering of large ceramic products; porous ceramics for thermal power plant pollution control; nanomaterials synthesis and application development program.

Brush Ceramic Products

6100 S. Tucson Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85706
P:  (520) 746-0251

F:  (520) 294-8906


Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute

Institute Library
196 Raja S.C. Mullick Rd.
Kolkata 700 032

Phone: (033) 473-3469

Ceradyne Incorporated

3169 Red Hill Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
P: (714) 549-0421

F: (714) 549-5787

Ceradyne, Inc. is a global leader in the development and production of advanced technical ceramics. Featured materials include silicon carbide, silicon nitride, boron carbide, aluminum nitride, translucent aluminum oxide and titanium diboride. Vertically integrated manufacturing facilities produce advanced technical ceramic solutions for the most demanding applications in automotive/engine, oil & gas, nuclear power, medical, electronic and defense industries.

CERAM/M & P Laboratory

Queens Rd. Penkhull
Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7LQ
United Kingdom

P: (44) 1782-764444

Provides research, development, consultation, modeling, testing, information, technical support, training, certification and technology-transfer services. Applies services to assist companies in improving their materials and manufacturing processes, peformance of their products, use of products, and environmental and energy performance.

Ceramic Color & Chemical Manufacturing Company, Inc.

PO Box 297
New Brighton, PA 15066
P: (724) 846-4000
F: (724) 846-4123 

CeramTec North America Corporation

One Technology Pl
Laurens, SC 29360

P: (864) 682-3215

Produces a wide range of ceramics in 11 worldwide manufacturing locations, including a state-of-the-art laser facility in the United States. Products include alumina and aluminum nitride substrates (pressed, stamped, lasered); piezoceramics; surge arrestor sleeves; resistor cores, rods, and tubes; metallized ceramics; and other ceramic products. Lasered substrates are a specialty.

CeraNova Corporation

85 Hayes Memorial Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
High volume manufacturing capability to produce electroceramic fibers, tubes, and composites. Proprietary processing methods enable the manufacture of straight, uniform shapes to tight dimensional tolerances.

CoorsTek Technical Ceramics

17750 W. 32nd Ave.
Golden, CO 80401

Corning Incorporated

Corning, NY 14831
Phone: (607) 974-2406
Fax: (607) 974-2406
Established in 1851 as a diversified technology company that concentrates its efforts on high-impact growth opportunities. Corning combines its expertise in specialty glass, ceramic materials, polymers and the manipulation of the properties of light, with strong process and manufacturing capabilities to develop, engineer and commercialize significant innovative products for the telecommunications, flat panel display, environmental, semiconductor and life sciences industries.

Dalian Jinma USA

13933 Ramona Ave
Unit B
Chino, CA 91710
P: (650) 642-8531

Dalmia Institute of Scientific & Industrial Research

PO Box 2
Dist. Sundargarh
Rajgangpur Orissa - 770017

P:  91-6624-220893

F:  91-6624-220933


Conduct fundamental and industrial research in refractory, cement and waste utilization on a contract basis.  Refractory research includes silica refractories, high-alumina, magnesia, magnesia-chrome, magnesia-carbon, alumina-carbon, alumina-magnesia-carbon qualities.  Cement research includes development of portland and high-alumina cement.  Waste utilization includes sponge iron waste and other industrial wastes.  Fundamental research includes development of nanometallic oxides.

Deltech Incorporated

1007 East 75th Avenue, Unit E
Denver, CO 80229
P: (303) 433-5939
Established in 1968. Manufactures 1600-2000°C electric lab and production scale furnaces for use in air, inert atmospheres, positive pressures and under corrosive conditions such as in glass melting. Custom design is a specialty.

DOER Marine

1827 Clement Ave
Building 19
Alameda, CA 94501

P: (510)530-9388

Du-Co Ceramics Company

115 S. Rebecca St.
PO Box 568
Saxonburg, PA 16056
P: (724) 352-1511
ISO 9002 manufacturer of dry-pressed or extruded forms in steatite, cordierite, MgO, forsterite, porcelain and alumina. Secondary machining and finished length and OD grinding for special designs. Glazing for special applications also available.

EBL Products Incorporated

91 Prestige Park Circle
East Hartford, CT 06108
P: (860) 290-3737
EBL Products Inc. provides standard, application specific and industrial piezoceramic transducer elements to researchers as well as manufacturers of piezoelectric transducers according to their terms and specifications. Major markets are medical ultrasonics, industrial NDT ultrasonics, flow metering, liquid level measurement, micro positioning, sonar and various other piezoelectric sensor market segments. EBL Products Inc. does not have many “standard” sizes or shapes. We are comfortable working with customers to supply exactly what they want, instead of what is convenient to make.

Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation

6991 S Old 3c Hwy
Westerville, OH 43082-9026

P: (614) 818-1320

F: (614) 895-5610


Electro Abrasives Corporation

701 Willet Road
Buffalo, NY 14218
Toll Free: (800) 284-4748
P: (716) 822-2500
F: (716) 822-2858

Electro Abrasives Corporation manufactures high purity Black Silicon Carbide, Green Silicon Carbide, and Boron Carbide grains and Water classified powders. Sizes range from #10 grit to #280 grit and fine size from F320 to F1200 and also submicron. Other products include Brown and White Fused Aluminum Oxide, Calcined Alumina, Cerium Oxide and Tin Oxide.

ESL ElectroScience

416 E. Church Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
P: (610) 272-8000
F: (610) 272-6759
Manufactures silk, screenable, insulating, conductive, resistive, capacitive, and magnetic glass bonded glaze ceramics and microelectronics; sealing glass pastes, coatings, metallization frit coatings for ceramics; conductive epoxy coatings and adhesives; and materials for optoelectronic digital displays and large-area glass gas-discharge displays.

Evans Analytical Group

6707 Brooklawn Parkway
Syracuse, NY 13211
P: (315) 431-9900

F: (315) 431-9800




11108 Challenger Avenue, Suite 1
Odessa, FL 33556
P: (727) 753-0880
F: (727) 753-0886

FRIATEC is a custom manufacturer of oxide ceramics including ceramic components, parts and products. Features of ceramics include high temperature exposure, thermal shock resistance, wear resistance & high strength. FRIATEC has been providing ceramic solutions for industry since 1860. Our state of the art facility is ISO 14001:2004 certified. Markets served include automotive, aerospace, metal forming, mineral processing, petrochemical, medical equipment, labware, semiconductor plus many others. FRIALIT® and DEGUSSIT® are our trademarks for our oxide ceramics manufactured from high purity oxides and produced by various ceramic manufacturing techniques.

Fusion Ceramics Incorporated

PO Box 127
Carrollton, OH 44615
P: (330) 627-5821

Manufactures standard and specialty frits used in ceramic whitewares. Sells Reimbold & Strick glaze stains and specialty frits. Sells FC kaolin clay and FC kaolin slurry to the ceramic trades, especially the sanitary-ware industry. Sells ceramic raw materials and chemicals.

GE Healthcare

4855 Electric Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53219
P:  (414) 647-4415

F:  (414) 647-7689 

GE Healthcare provides products in diagnostic imaging, healthcare IT, and life sciences.  CT Detector Organization designs and manufactures detector products for CT modality.  Ceramic scintillator is the X-ray convertion material and is a key component for CT detectors.

Greenlee Diamond Tool Company, Inc.

2375 Touhy Ave
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
P: (866) 451-3316
F: (847) 593-3165

Our full line of products includes resin, polyimide, metal, vitrified and electroplated bond systems.  We are skilled in the application of natural and synthetic diamond abrasives and all varieties of CBN.  We stock a variety of basic wheel forms and accessories including diamond compounds, files, hones, dressing tools and sticks.

Haldor Topsøe A/S

Nymøllevej 55
2800 Lyngby

P: (45) 452-72812

F: (45) 452-72999


Harrop Industries Incorporated

3470 E. 5th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43219
P: (614) 231-3621
Established in 1919. Engineers and provides general contracting of kilns, dryers, and ceramic plants. Designs and manufactures prefabricated kilns. Serves the brick, electronics, whiteware, and technical ceramic markets. Manufactures thermal analysis instruments and laboratory furnaces. Offers materials testing and toll firing services.

Hauck Manufacturing Company

PO Box 90
Lebanon, PA 17042

P: (717) 272-3051, ext. 460

Manufactures and distributes combustion equipment and systems for heat-processing applications. Product line includes burners, blowers, pulse-firing and other furnace and kiln process control systems as well as gas-measuring and metering equipment. Designs and engineers application services available.

Heinrich Ceramic Decal Incorporated

150 Goddard Memorial Drive
Worcester, MA 01603
P: (508) 762-3356
F: (508) 799-9365

Hindalco Industries Limited

R&D Centre/Post Bag 1
Belgaum, Karnataka 590 010
P: (831) 247-2739

F: (831) 247-2728

Established 1938 as part of Alcan Group Companies. Manufactures metallurgical, ceramic and special grades of alumina and hydrates, carbon/graphite shapes and semifabricated aluminum products. Acquired by Aditya Birla Group in 2000. Merged with Hindalco Industries Ltd w.e.f. 2005.

HTI Technologies

ZI La soie
49 avenue Franklin Roosevelt

INAX Corporation

3-77 Minatomachi, Tokoname
Aichi 479-8588

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Established in 1924. Manufactures all types of tile, bathroom fittings and fixtures, sanitaryware, plastic bathtubs, prefabricated bathrooms, and vanity cabinets.

Institut für Keramik im Maschinenbau

Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7
D-76131 Karlsruhe
P: (49) 721-608-4246


International Centre for Diffraction Data

12 Campus Blvd.
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3273
P: (610) 325-9814
F: (610) 325-9823


ICDD’s material identification databases are designed for rapid materials identification and interfaced with diffractometers and data analysis systems of the world’s leading software developers and manufacturers of X-ray equipment.  The Powder Diffraction File is available in PDF-2 Release 2010 (230, 346 entries); PDF-4+ 2010 (301, 282 entries); and PDF-4/Organics 2010 (406, 773 entries).

International Ceramic Engineering

235 Brooks St.
Worcester, MA 01606

Ipsen Ceramics

Ipsen Ceramics
325 John Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063
P: (815) 239-2385
F: (815) 239-2387
Ipsen Ceramics produces a wide range of custom designed heavy cast refractory shapes and toll firing services. With an internal mold shop, Ipsen provides total service in the design and development of ceramic products, from planning and choice of materials through each stage of testing to production and delivery.

Japan Fine Ceramics Center

2-4-1 Mutsuno
Nagoya 456-8587
P: (81) 52-871-3500

F: (81) 52-871-3599

Established in 1985. R&D-based organization for standardization, quality improvement and expansion of uses and applications of advanced ceramics, engineering ceramics and electronic ceramics. Offers contract-basis tests and research, international exchanges, public relations and promotional activities.

Jenike & Johanson, Inc.

400 Business Park Dr

Tyngsboro, MA 01879
P:  (978) 649-3300
F:  (978) 649-3399

Powder and bulk solids material handling specialists with over 40 years of field experience. Based on the scientific approach to bulk solids handling, our engineering services focus on achieving reliable flow by utilizing material flow properties under actual operating conditions. We can assist in selecting the right process equipment for new installations, or troubleshooting existing equipment.


Kyanite Mining Corporation

PO Box 486
Dillwyn, VA 23936-0486
P: (434) 983-2085

Mines and markets raw and calcined kyanite (mullite), domestically and internationally. Available in grain sizes of 35, 48, 100, 200 and 325 mesh. Six plants in Virginia. Provides alumina silicate mineral (with elongated needle-structured bladed particles) and high-alumina benefits.

KYOCERA Corporation

Attn: Yoko Tokushige
R&D Center Kagoshima
1-4 KoKubu Yamashita-cho Kirichima-shi
Kagoshima-ken 899-4312
P: (81) 995-455-200

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KYOCERA International Incorporated

8611 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA 92123-1580

P: (619) 576-2600

Established 1969. Supply multilayer IC packages, microwave and power transistor packages, solar electric modules, synthetic gemstones, and ceramic knives and scissors. Regional sales offices in Natick, MA; Colorado Springs, CO; San Jose, CA; Dallas, TX; Coral Springs, FL; Somerset, NJ; Tempe, AZ; Vancouver, WA; Austin, TX; San Diego, CA; and Schaumberg, IL.

LECO Corporation

3000 Lakeview Ave.
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
P: (800) 451-8015

F: (269) 925-4790

Manufactures and sells lab instruments for the analysis of ceramic and refractory material, sample preparation equipment, microscopes, hardness testers and image analysis equipment.

Magneco/Metrel Incorporated

223 W. Interstate Rd.
Addison, IL 60101-4513
P: (630) 543-6660
A privately held specialty refractory manufacturer that supplies products and services for the smallest ceramic shapes to linings for the world’s largest blast furnace. Unique product lines include an array of colloidal silica sol-gel-bonded castables, pumpables and shotcretes. 17 facilities provide the option for businesses worldwide.

Metal Processing Systems Incorporated

2324 Touhy Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-5329

MicroCeram Company

624 Antebellum Ln

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
P: (843) 849-6869

Manufactures low-pressure injection-molding parts (hot pouring) of high-tech materials. These precision ceramic components are used for laser and sensor parts, vacuum and medicine technology, and nozzle and mechanical micro parts. Production site located in Meissen, Germany.

Mo-Sci Corporation

4040 HyPoint North Dr.
Rolla, MO 65401
P: (573) 364-2338

Manufactures microspheres ranging from submicron to larger than 150 micron in diameter in glass compositions, including pure silica. Produces continuous or chopped fibers between 2 and 200 micron in diameter. R&D services include evaluation of glass properties, development of new glass compositions, analysis of spheroidization and fiberizing processes.

Momentive Performance Materials Incorporated

22557 W. Lunn Rd
Strongsville, OH 44149-4871
P: (440) 878-5700

Morgan AM&T

251 Forrester Drive
Greenville, SC 29607

Morgan Technical Ceramics

2425 Whipple Road
Hayward, CA 94544

Murata Manufacturing Company Limited

Materials & Development Group
2288 Oshinohara

Shiga 520-2393
P: (81) 75-951-9111

F: (81) 75-955-6526

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is an integrated electronic components manufacturer. Since its establishment in 1944, it has pursued research and development into a broad spectrum of functional ceramics and their potential applications, and has introduced to the market a diverse range of electronic components that effectively exploit the unique electrical properties of ceramic materials.

Nabaltec GmbH

Alustrasse 50-52
D-92421 Schwandorf

P: (49) 9431-53-457

F: (49) 9431-61-557

Nabaltec, situated in Schwandorf, Germany, is a main producer of special grade aluminas and aluminum trihydrates. With an export share of 65%, we confirm our strong worldwide market position. Our product range varies from calcined alumina Nabalox®, ceramic bodies to synthetic sintered mullite. These products meet the demands in the refractory, polishing, wear resistant and technical ceramic industry. The certification accord, to DIN EN ISO 9001 confirms the company’s commitment to satisfy customer requirements in respect of quality and service at all times.

Nabertherm Incorporated

54 Read’s Way
New Castle, DE 19720
P: (302) 322-3665
Nabertherm is the world’s largest producer of kilns, ovens and furnaces for processing ceramics. Our Technical Ceramics and Laboratory catalogs each have more than 200 standard designs of the highest quality, ready for quick delivery at an exceptional value ranging from bench-top laboratory systems to production-sized systems complete with automated material handling. Founded in 1947, all our products are made by our skilled craftspeople near Bremen, Germany, and supported by our wholly-owned US subsidiary.

National Magnetics Group Incorporated / TCI Ceramics

1210 Win Dr.
Bethlehem, PA 18017
P: (610) 867-7600, ext. 18
Manufactures magnetic and advanced materials, including soft ferrites, ceramic magnets, powdered-iron products, microwave ferrites, dielectric resonators and thermal deposition products. Subsidiary: TCI Ceramics Inc.

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division

9500 MacArthur Blvd
West Bethesda, MD 20817

NETZSCH Instruments North America, LLC

37 North Ave

Burlington, MA 01803

P: (781) 272-5353

F: (781) 272-5225

Thermal analysis and thermal properties measurement instruments, plus contract testing services; DSC; DTA; DSC-TGA; DTA-TGA; coupling to FTIR and MS dilatometers; laser flash thermal diffusiving; thermal conductivity; and more.

NETZSCH Premier Technologies, LLC

125 Pickering Way
Exton, PA 19341
P: (610) 280-1299
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Provides proven nanotechnology solutions for a broad range of industries. Manufactures grinding and dispersing machinery for media milling, powder processing, dispersing, de-aerating and filling. Comprehensive global resources in engineering and R&D. Provides customers the benefits of continually advancing technology.

NexTech Materials Limited

404 Enterprise Dr.
Lewis Center, OH 43035

P: (614) 842-6606

F: (614) 842-6607


NGK Spark Plug Company Limited

2808 Iwasaki
Komaki Aichi 485-8510

P: (81) 568-76-5953

F: (81) 568-76-1295

Manufactures and sells spark plugs and related products for internal-combustion engines. Also manufactures advanced ceramics and applicable products.


71 Cherry Hill Dr.
Beverly, MA 01915-1068

Owens-Illinois Incorporated

1 Michael Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551
P: (567) 336-5000

Produces glass and plastic packaging systems for food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries for commercial and retail use. Consulting/purchasing agreements available for technical assistance to noncompetitive glass producers and users.

OXY-GON Industries Incorporated

42 Old Route 28
PO Box 40
Epsom, NH 03234
P: (603) 736-8422
F: (603) 736-8734
OXY-GON Industries, Inc. manufactures specialty high temperature vacuum/controlled atmosphere furnaces, gas purification furnaces, fiber draw furnaces and tungsten mesh heating elements for all brands of furnaces. Applications include sintering, bonding, melting, crystal growing, fused quartz fiber, mechanical testing and hot pressing. We specialize in equipment for the research industry.

PTX Pentronix Incorporated

26395 Northline Commerce Dr., Suite 604
Taylor, MI 48180
P: (734) 946-5850

F: (734) 946-5851

Established in 1966. Manufactures high-precision/high-speed powder-compacting presses and automatic parts-handling systems. Sales agents and representatives worldwide.

Quality Thermistor Incorporated

2108 Century Way
Boise, ID 83704

Quantachrome Instruments

1900 Corporate Drive
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
P: (561) 731-4999
F: (561) 732-9888
Quantachrome is a world leader in the design and manufacture of laboratory instruments for characterizing properties of porous materials and powders. We specialize in instruments for the determination of surface area, pore size, pore volume and density, or more specific properties such as water vapor sorption.

QuantumSphere, Inc.

2905 Tech Center Dr.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
P: (714) 545-6266
F: (714) 545-6265


Refractory Minerals Company Incorporated

150 Jennersville Rd.
West Grove, PA 19390
P: (610) 869-3031

Manufactures and sells refractory binders and raw materials. Provides toll services: blending, fine grinding, calcining and packaging. Supply products: dry monomagnesium phosphate binder and buffered monoaluminum phosphate binder solution; calcined alumina for use in fired shapes.

Refractron Technologies Corporation

5750 Stuart Ave.
Newark, NY 14513
P: (315) 331-6222
Engineers and manufactures porous ceramics for liquid filtration, gas filtration and diffusion applications for chemical, wastewater and pharmaceutical industries. Manufactures bonded desiccant filter-dryer elements for the refrigeration and air-conditioning markets. Engineers and manufactures zirconia (MgPSZ and YTZP) for high-wear and corrosion-resistant applications for oil, gas and dental industries.

Rio Tinto Alcan

6150 Parkland Blvd. Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44124

P: (440) 460-2640

F: (440) 460-2604

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Produces and markets a wide range of alumina-based products at facilities in Canada, France and Germany. Products produced include activated aluminas, brown-fused alumina, brown-semifriable-fused alumina, bubble alumina, hard calcined aluminas, silicon nitride, sintered bauxite, alumina hydrates, tabular aluminas, low-soda aluminas, white-fused alumina, zirconia alumina.

Rio Tinto Minerals

8051 E Maplewood Ave, Bldg. 4
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
P: (303) 713-5000
F: (303) 713-5775


Rio Tinto Minerals is a leading supplier of borates and talc, serving more than 2,400 direct customers worldwide. Our team includes 2,500 people working at 40 facilities on five continents. We lead the industrial minerals industry in product quality, supply reliability and technical support - services that create value for our customers and differentiate us from competitors. Rio Tinto Minerals is also an industry leader in continuously improving how its products and practices contribute to sustainable development. We are proud to be one of the first businesses in California to register and commit to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions.

Roca Sanitario S.A.

Rambla Lluch, 2
08250 Gava - Barcelona
P:  3493-638-1600

Sandia National Laboratories

PO Box 5800, MS 0889
Albuquerque, NM 87185-0889
P: (505) 845-8050
F: (505) 844-7910
Focus on research, development, and application of glass and ceramics. Major efforts include developing glasses and glass-ceramics for making hermetic seals, studying electrooptic effects in ceramics, improving processes for making ferroelectric ceramics, and studying fracture of ceramics. Employ about 40 people in ceramics area.

Saxon Glass Technologies, Inc.

P.O. Box 575
200 N. Main St.
Alfred, NY 14802
P: (607) 587 - 9630
F: (607) 587 - 9311
Perform chemical strengthening of customer supplied glass.  Specialize in the strengthening of type-1 soft borosilicate glass for pharmaceutical applications, soda lime and other specialty flat glasses for transparent armor, hurricane-resist, mobile personal communication electronic devices, and solar energy collector substrates.

SCHOTT North America Incorporated

5530 Shepherdsville Road
Louisville, KY 40228
P: (914) 831-2200
SCHOTT Corporation is the North American headquarters and holding company for the SCHOTT Group (Germany) and operates 16 divisions and subsidiaries in the United States, Canada and Mexico. SCHOTT is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of optical glass and glass-ceramics. Products range from raw glass to optical components.

SELEE Corporation

700 Shepherd Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
P: (828) 697-2411
Manufactures technical ceramics for gas and liquid filtration/separation, heat and mass transfer, high-temperature mixing, catalysis, metal filtration/treatment and transfer. Products: refractory, ceramic foam, low-mass and dense kiln furniture, catalyst substrates and supports, and molten-metal-handling shapes.

SHOEI Chemical Incorporated

Shinjuku-Mitsui Bldg.
PO Box 230
Shinjuku-ku Tokyo
163-0443 Japan
P: (81) 03-3344-6661

Established in 1956. Manufactures conductive, resistive and dielectric pastes and fine powders of metals and metal oxides for electronic application; precious metal/salt, precious-metal catalyst and liquid precious metal for industrial applications. U.S. subsidiary: Shoei Electronic Materials Inc., New Castle, DE.

Silicon Carbide Products Incorporated

361 Daniel Zenker Dr.
Horseheads, NY 14845

Founded in 1994. Manufacturer of custom silicon carbide specialty shapes for demanding industrial wear, corrosion and high-temperature applications. SCP offers SCProbond “N” Reaction Bonded SiC. ISO 9001: 2000 Certified.

Soilmoisture Equipment Corp.

801 S. Kellog Ave.,
Goleta, CA 93117
P: (805) 964-3525
F: (805) 683-2189

Specialty Glass Incorporated

305 Marlborough Street
Oldsmar, FL 34677
P: (813) 855-5779
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Established in 1977. Provides custom melting, forming and ball milling of glass and glass-ceramic compositions, pounds to tons. Offers technical assistance and composition engineering. Electric and gas melting up to 1650°C. Production flexibility allows for standard and custom-tailored materials (e.g. frit, ultrafine powder and rod) to meet individual requirements.

Spheric Technologies, Incorporated

4708 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
P: (602) 218-9292
F: (602) 218-9299
Full line of high temperature computer controlled microwave furnaces. Continuous and batch production furnaces, laboratory furnaces of various capacities and power. Customer process and product development service.

SRI International

333 Ravenswood Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493
SRI International, founded as Stanford Research Institute in 1946, is a leading independent research institute. SRI conducts sponsored R&D for its government, business, and foundation clients in information and engineering technologies, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, chemistry and materials, education, health sciences, and economics. SRI also licenses its technologies and partners with premier VCs to spin off companies.

Stahli USA Inc

505 Oakwood Road
Suite 180
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
P: (847)719-0360
F: (847)719-0361


Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro

Via Briati 10
30141 Murano Venice 30141
P: 41-739-422

Superior Technical Ceramics Corporation

600 Industrial Park Rd.
St. Albans, VT 05478
P: 802-527-7726
Established 1878. Manufacture technical ceramic products for heat-, electrical-, abrasion-, corrosion-, and wear-resistant applications. Materials include aluminum oxide, zirconium oxide, cordierite, steatite, mullite, and aluminum silicate (grade A lava). Processes include dry press, isopress, extrusion, injection molding, green machining, glazing, wet or diamond grinding, lapping, polishing, and metallizing. Applications include components for use in aerospace, medical, scientific and semiconductor equipment, welding, electronic, valves, and electro-optical industries.

Technical Products Incorporated

198 W. Progress Dr.
West Bend, WI 53095

Toyota Central R&D Labs Incorporated

Yokomichi Nagakute, Takeshi Ohwaki
Aichi 480-1192
P: (81) 561-63-4044

F: (81) 561-63-5748


U.S. Silica Company

PO Box 187
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411-0187
P: (304) 258-2500

Produces aplite, round angular and subangular whole-grain sand, ground silica, fine-ground silica and assorted clay materials. Material available in bulk and bagged quantities.

Unifrax Corporation

2351 Whirlpool St.
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
P: (716) 278-3800

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Manufactures high-temperature ceramic-fiber and soluble-fiber insulating products, including ceramic-fiber blankets, boards, modules, pumpable forms, papers, textiles and bulk forms, for worldwide distribution. Applications include furnace and specialty insulation, fire retardation and engineered fibers.

University of Stuttgart / Inst. MTCC&C

Allmandring 5 b
D-70569 Germany
P: (49) 7116858235

Founded in 1995. Main research activities are on material R&D of new manufacturing technologies for ceramic components and composites. Research work is focused on structural and functioning ceramics, fiber-reinforced materials, surface and coating technologies, numerical process simulations and materials characterization.

WesBond Corporation

1135 E. 7th St.
Wilmington, DE 19801
P: (302) 655-7917
Established in 1976. Develops and manufactures new binding and bonding systems for refractory-fiber shapes and ceramic composites as well as ceramic shell molds for investment castings. Products include colloidal alumina, silica and mullite binders, cationic starches and refractory coatings.

West Penn Testing Group Spectrochemical Labs

1010 Industrial Blvd.
New Kensington, PA 15068
P: (724) 334-1900

Zircoa Incorporated

31501 Solon Rd.
Solon, OH 44139
P: (440) 248-0500
Zircoa is a wholly owned subsidiary of North American refractories. It produces a wide range of zirconia products for niche markets in the metal, chemical, electronic and glass industries. Examples are powders for automotive and aircraft engine coatings, nozzles for casting of steel, crucibles for melting of high grade alloys, media for producing electronic capacitors, and linings for producing quartz glass.