Ceramics Expo 2019 - Show Review

There was a overwhelmingly positive response to the new two-day format, added features, and bustling atmosphere generated at Ceramics Expo #5. Everyone came away from Cleveland energized, involved, and ready once again to push on and take ceramics to the next level.


  • 2,868 attendees from 35 countries converged on Cleveland for this two-day event

  • 83% of attendees influence or make the final decisions within their business
  • The exhibition hosted 308 exhibitors from across the ceramics supply chain including: Harris Corp, Nasa Glenn Research Center, Kyocera, 3M, Corning, CoorsTek, SCHOTT and CeramTec.
  • The Ceramics Expo Conference presented a stellar speaker line-up including: Ford Motor Company, GE Aviation, American Elements, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell Aerospace and Oak Ridge National Lab. Speakers discussed developments in thermal management, additive manufacturing, the sourcing of raw materials, ceramic applications, testing and more.
  • The Product Showcase featured exhibitor presentations of the latest technology including ceramic 3D printer - Admaflex 130 from Admatec Europe, the OptiSonic 550X ultrasonic machining center by OptiPro Systems and The Bonnet Company’s ETP 1 Lab Extruder.
  • Back for 2019, the Innovation Trail highlighted exhibitors on the fore-front of innovative designs and solutions. Participants included: 3M, Corning, Johnson Matthey, Saint-Gobain and CFOAM.

Videos from Ceramics Expo 2019


Ceramics Expo 2019 - The Innovation Trail


Interview: Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez from the Ceramic and Transparent Materials Branch of the US Army Research Laboratory


Interview: Chris Decker, Sales Manager at Kennametal


Interview: Mano Manoharan, Chief Technologist, Ceramic Composites and Coatings at GE Aviation


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“There’s everybody in our industry in one location at the same time. It’s a great platform to talk to both customers and competitors.”

Mike Arbini, Sales Director North America, Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials


“We come to Ceramics Expo because it’s a great venue and it’s where the heart of the ceramic industry beats.”

Seyit Ural, Business Development Manager, Harris

Harris Corp

“I’ve been able to go around and even outside my market space to see what is being done in the industry, and then see what I can take back to the laboratory.”

Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez, Ceramic and Transparent Materials Branch, US Army Research Laboratory


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