Ceramics in South America

Talavera, Alex; Hecht, Randy B.
September 2009
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Sep2009, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p20
The article focuses on the ceramics industry in South America, in which companies are making investments such as adopting the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification, that will qualify them for the worldwide ceramics market. It mentions that Brazil and Venezuela accounts 70 percent of ceramics production in the region. However, South America still depends on foreign development of the technologies that are important to meet objectives in industrial ceramics such as efficiency and productivity.


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