IPS-Trend Industrial Ceramics

Industrial Ceramics

IPS-Trend Industrial Ceramics

IPS-Trend was established in 2010 and is a manufacturing, technology, and sales partnership between IPS Ceramics and Trend Industrial Ceramics, both internationally renowned specialists in the field of high-temperature ceramics.

Trend have been manufacturing since 1998 and the factory – situated in Tianjin – is one of the largest producers of cordierite kiln furniture systems in the world.

This factory possesses a full range of world-class equipment for the testing of chemical, physical, high-temperature, mineralogical and microstructural properties of refractory and ceramic materials. It has a dedicated R&D team who are responsible for constantly advancing product development.

Trend’s international management and operations team boasts a strong technical background, a great aptitude for change, and a deep understanding of the nature of refractory ceramics. IPS Ceramics’ operations director Ian Wright, together with Catherine Lv (our Asia commercial coordinator) are based at the Tianjin manufacturing plant.

The company can produce a whole host of different shapes – the broadest offering in the world – using a mix of hydraulic dust pressing, extrusion, casting, roller pressing and hand making.

The company’s expertise serves all the major industries that require high performance refractory products, including:

• Tableware / Sanitaryware

• EV Battery Industry

• Technical / Electronic Ceramics

• Powder Metallurgy

• Glass Industry

• Bread / Pizza Oven

• High-Performance Cast Products

• Heavy Clay

• Ceramic Tile