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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' 2019 Retrospective

IPS Ceramics’ 2019: A Retrospective

Posted by Tom Evans on 27-12-2019

2019 has been a big year for IPS Ceramics, filled with celebrations, new projects, new products, expos, articles and more. Join us as we look back over some selected highlights and look forward to the start of another decade of IPS… IPS CERAMICS' 10th ANNIVERSARY 2019 was an important year for IPS: though IPS Ceramics' employees have a long history in the ceramics industry, stretching back over a collective 250+ years, 2019 marks the tenth anniversary of the IPS Ceramics…

IPS Ceramics Alumina Pyramid Competition

Competition: How Many Alumina Pyramids are in the Bottle?

Posted by Tom Evans on 21-10-2019

When we're at events and expos, a popular feature is always our Alumina Pyramid Competition. Each expo, we fill a bottle with Alumina Pyramids and challenge people to guess how many there are. Prizes for the closest guess have included Whiskey, Bespoke Silicon Carbide Chess Sets, and more. People who couldn’t attend the expo can sometimes miss out though, so we’re bringing the competition online! Above is a photo of a bottle filled with Alumina Pyramids. If you think you…

IPS Ceramics Welcome the Fiskar Group to China

IPS Ceramics Welcomes Fiskars Group to China

Posted by Tom Evans on 27-06-2019

IPS Ceramics were proud to welcome Fiskars Group to China last week to see our new IPS-Trend Industrial Ceramics manufacturing plant. Fiskars Group serves customers around the world with globally recognized brands such as Fiskars, Gerber, Iittala, Royal Copenhagen, Waterford, and Wedgwood. Their iconic lifestyle products are available in over 100 countries and are designed to create a positive, lasting impact on their customer's quality of life. Six representatives from four Fiskars companies came to visit us, including: Gary Phoenix…

IPS Expands Marketing Team

IPS Ceramics Expands Marketing Team

Posted by Tom Evans on 13-05-2019

IPS Ceramics has added to its marketing and digital team with the appointment of Thomas Evans as a Marketing Executive. “Already I have seen what a busy time this is for IPS Ceramics and I’m being introduced to the many dynamic projects being undertaken by the company on a daily basis,” commented Thomas. “I am delighted to have joined IPS and am very much looking forward to organising our marketing activities, including exhibitions and social media feeds. I'm looking forward…

Open and Closed End Alumina Tubes

Alumina Tubes Now Available in Our Online Shop

Posted by Alex Painter on 12-03-2019

Alumina tubes can now be ordered directly from IPS Ceramics with the launch of an online shop. Alumina is a highly durable material which is used for a variety of applications across the ceramics industry and in approximately 80% of engineering applications due to a combination of properties which excel in challenging conditions. From extreme heat; it can be used at a maximum temperature of 1600 degrees centigrade. It offers chemical resistance and cannot be corroded by water or steam,…