Inside the most recent issue...ISSUE: AC20-3
Indonesia in focus
Jahir Ahmed reflects on how years of turmoil as costs and market pressures grew have potentially come to an end for the archipelago, and Indonesia could be set to regain its position as the ever-expanding ceramic giant of South East Asia.
Roof tiles in the Middle East
AC looks at how a slowdown in construction activity has forced the roof tile sector into retreat. As costs begin to fall, will the region be able to turn around its fortunes?
Yogender Malik examines how the North African-based, but Middle Eastern prevalent, Egyptian sanitaryware industry appears to be turning a corner and positioning itself for a strong, post-Covid recovery…
Also in the issue…
In this issue’s Talking Shop, AC discusses with two of Asian continent’s major ceramic material suppliers about how they have managed to cope with this year, and what their plans are for the post Covid-era. Natesh Krishnan, General Manager, Engineered Ceramics of Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories in India and Danny Tsai, Special Assistant to the Managing Director of China Glaze Co. Ltd in Taiwan spill the beans…
State of the Nation: Maharashtra
The next instalment of our new section in the magazine, analysing the manufacturing bases of India.
Analysis and insight into Russia
In the latest of our new section dedicated to the advanced ceramics sector across Asia, AC focuses on developments in aerospace ceramic carbon fibre in South Korea.
Hunter and Hunted
William Hunter looks at a lock-downed world and demands for a new, “new normal”…
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