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Thursday, 02 March 2017 12:47

2017 Ceramics Expo

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Opening in just under two months’ time from April 25-27, 2017 is the much-anticipated Ceramics Expo – a free-to-attend exhibition and conference of what’s new in the world of manufacturing and engineering for ceramic technologies and materials. Whichever angle you come at the subject from, this established, dynamic, and all-inclusive event will have something to catch your attention.

The world’s leading manufacturers are already preparing for their groundbreaking presentations, including names such as CoorsTek, Morgan Advanced Materials, Saint-Gobain, CeramTec, McDanel, Corning, GeoCorp, Hitachi, and many others. The whole range – from alumina to zirconia – will be featured, and for myriad complex applications visitors will find a smart materials answer – or someone very keen to come up with it.

Running concurrently with the expo is the free-to-attend Conference @ Ceramics Expo. This unique conference hosts over 20 sessions, two tracks and more than 60 speakers over three days. It will showcase the latest manufacturing and applications developments in technical ceramics, designed for engineers and decision makers from OEMs and Tier 1s in the automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, electronics, industrial, energy, and communication industries.

The 2017 Conference @ Ceramics Expo will welcome headline speakers from global leading organizations including Intel, Lockheed Martin, Ford, Corning, Croda, Oerlikon, Penn State University, Smith & Nephew, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Delphi, Raytheon, and Siemens.

Representatives from the sector’s major companies will cover a range of subjects, from understanding key industry trends to manufacturing processes, along with reviewing ceramic additive manufacturing challenges to promote industry adoption. Scott Nelson, staff research engineer at Delphi, will be speaking at the session ‘Designing Complex Small Parts for High-Volume Ceramic Injection Molding (CIM) and Dry Pressing’. “This is an excellent opportunity to see new innovations and meet people from all over the world that have many years of expertise in the ceramics industry," he says. "I also enjoy seeing what other industries are working on. You never know what might be able to be adapted to your industry from another. The technical sessions are also very interesting; to listen to the challenges facing others and their approach to solving the issues."

With high-caliber thought leaders and attendees from the entire ceramics manufacturing supply chain in attendance, Ceramics Expo 2017 is set to be an event like no other.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:55

Ceramics Expo 2016 Returns to Cleveland

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Innovation, invention and ingenuity return to Cleveland’s IX Center from April 26-28 as Ceramics Expo 2016 makes its return to Ohio.

Industry leaders from the U.S. and beyond will be gathering at this manufacturing meeting of the minds as manufacturers see up-close and first-hand the latest technologies in industrial ceramics. Over 275 of the industry’s best-recognized companies will be on-hand as exhibitors and a host of impressive industry spokespersons reveal products that are available now as well as those in the planning stages for the future.

“We were excited about the outpouring of interest at last year’s expo and are even more impressed with the enthusiastic response to this year’s event,” Event Director Adam Moore says.  In fact, Ceramics Expo 2015 attracted over 2,100 manufacturing industry professionals. Moore is anticipating attendance will exceed 3,500 this year. Ceramics Expo 2016 passes are free exclusively to manufacturing industry professionals.

Exhibitors and topics at Ceramics Expo 2016 include:

  • A successful collaboration between U.S.-based Direxa Engineering and France’s Ceritherm designed to address the shortcomings of tunnel and roller hearth kilns
  • Nutec Bickley showcasing its fuel efficient and flexible tunnel and shuttle kilns for ceramics
  • Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, a pioneer in advanced material solutions, featuring a range of boron-nitride products
  • Profiles of advanced milling technology for fully sintered ceramics
  • Real-time testing of a variety of innovative operations created by Fritsch Milling & Sizing, Hitachi, Microtrac and Nanoscience Instruments
  • The introduction of 3D printing methodologies devised by Schunk Carbon Technology
  • A presentation of the latest addition to Ceramco’s high-volume power injection molding offerings
  • Showcasing Swiss innovator Ceramdis Advanced Ceramics’ CeSinit high quality, silicon nitride product
  • Exhibiting Gasbarre Products high speed powder compacting press

Ceramics Expo 2016 will be attended by technical leaders, production directors, engineers, project leaders, buyers, researchers, academics and senior executives interested in exploring the latest ceramic manufacturing innovations. Both the expo and conference are free to attend and open to the public.

For more information or to register, visit: www.ceramicsexpousa.com

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 14:44

Ceramics Expo 2016

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Cleveland, Ohio reinforces its top spot in manufacturing with the return of the highly successful Ceramics Expo, April 26-28, 2016 at the I-X Center.

After experiencing considerable success with its debut last year, Ceramics Expo has established a reputation as a top forum for innovators in the sector and is recognized as a leading showcase for all raw materials, equipment, machinery and technology used within ceramics manufacturing. This year, the Expo has nearly doubled in size, covering an area of 95,000 square feet, increasing exhibitors from 140 to over 250 and boosting visitor numbers by over 70 percent from last year. (Approximately 2,100 visitors attended last year; 3,600 are anticipated this year.)

“This year, the City of Cleveland welcomes Ceramics Expo, which provides a good opportunity for manufacturers from over 25 countries to show their products while experiencing our growing manufacturing hub,” says City of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson. The Mayor is scheduled to welcome delegates to Ceramics Expo 2016.

Event Director Adam Moore says that he has received tremendous worldwide support for the Expo emphasizing that “it will not only impact hotels, catering, entertainment and transit in a big way but with the manufacturing and research relationships fostered by the event, business dollars will continue to flow into Cleveland and surrounding areas.”

On-hand to lead sessions will be a Who’s Who line-up of industry leaders including: James M. Free, Director, NASA Glenn Research Center; Don Bray, Vice President, Technology, North America, Morgan Advanced Materials; Dr. Charles Compson, Global Technical Director, Almatis Inc.; Doug Freitag, Technical Director US, Advanced Ceramics Association; Dr. Johannes Homa, CEO, Lithoz; Dr. Tracy Albers, President/CTO, Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing; Guillaume de Calan, CEO, Nanoe and Ralph Ruark, President, Swindell Dressler.

Exhibitors representing the U.S. and other countries will showcase the latest in ceramic and ceramic-related technologies in an application-centered environment. Scheduled exhibitors include CoorsTek, Morgan Advanced Materials, SolidCAM, G.W. Schulz, Saint-Gobain, Schunk, Ferro, Denka, CeramTec, McDanel, Direxa, Ceritherm, Imerys, Kerneos and more.

Ceramics Expo 2016 will be attended by technical leaders, production directors, engineers, project leaders, buyers, researchers, academics and senior executives interested in exploring the latest ceramic manufacturing innovations. Both the expo and conference are free and open to the public.

For more information or to register, visit: www.ceramicsexpousa.com

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