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In Memoriam: Mike Jackson

In Memoriam: Mike Jackson, VP of IPS Ceramics USA

Posted by Tom Evans on 12-10-2021

It is with deep sorrow and regret that we must announce that Mike Jackson, Vice President of IPS Ceramics USA, passed away on Tuesday 5th October 2021. Born in England, Mike and his family moved to America in 2004. Initially working for Dyson, he became IPS Ceramics’ main American representative before becoming the Vice President of IPS Ceramics USA in 2016. He was a beloved colleague and friend to everyone at IPS Ceramics and to his customers, many of whom…

The Art of the Office

The Art of the Office: Redesigning the IPS Conference Room

Posted by Tom Evans on 27-07-2021

As Covid has moved people away from face-to-face meetings and towards the conference call, we decided that our Conference Room needed jazzing up with a new feature wall. Here’s the story of how we performed that jazz. Origins IPS offers conference calls to all our customers using Zoom, Teams and other platforms, allowing us to directly communicate with them no matter where they are in the world. Due to the pandemic, these calls have never been more frequent. The view…

IPS Ceramics Awarded ISO 9001 Re-Certification

IPS Ceramics Awarded ISO 9001 Re-Certification

Posted by Tom Evans on 20-07-2021

After a recent audit by Lucideon CICS Ltd, IPS Ceramics have passed re-certification against the ISO 9001 standard. ISO 9001 is a recognised national and international quality standard which guarantees a certified company's ability to meet or exceed their customer expectations. 2020 was a challenging year in which to maintain our business processes, yet IPS Ceramics passed their recent audit with flying colours. [gallery columns="2" link="none" size="medium" ids="5352,5353"] Brian Wycherley (our Technical Manager, pictured above) said that “this external validation…

IPS Ceramics Support Alsager Animals in Need

IPS Ceramics are Proud to Support Alsager Animals in Need

Posted by Tom Evans on 12-03-2021

IPS Ceramics have donated £100 to Alsager Animals in Need, a charity dedicated to rehoming animals in need throughout the local area. IPS fundraises for local charities through our weekly Dress Down Friday. All participating employees donate £1 a week which is collated and saved until we have a full £100; this money is then donated to a local charity and the saving starts again. This time, we donated to the Alsager Animals in Need. Founded in 1987, they offer…

IPS Ceramics' 2020: A Retrospective

IPS Ceramics’ 2020: A Retrospective

Posted by Tom Evans on 28-12-2020

Last year, we published an article looking back at 2019 and the things we achieved during it. Here is our equivalent for 2020, a year which was full of constant surprises. COVID-19 Of course, the biggest story of 2020 was the worldwide pandemic. We assume we don’t have to go into too much detail about what that’s been like. Luckily, the pandemic has also been a time where businesses and industries have come together and supported each other. At IPS,…

IPS Ceramics - Sales Agents

Job Role: Sales Agents (South America and Eastern Europe)

Posted by Tom Evans on 25-11-2020

IPS Ceramics are looking to recruit sales agents based in South America and Eastern Europe to sell our wide range of Kiln Furniture and Technical Ceramics. We are after agents based in any South American country or in Poland, Bulgaria and Romania. About Us IPS Ceramics manufacture and distribute Kiln Furniture and Technical Ceramics to a wide range of ceramic and technical industries. We have a collective 250+ years’ experience in working with ceramic materials and can boast a worldwide…