Category: Expert Interviews

Interview with KYOCERA Fineceramics Ltd featuring Allan Martin, General Manager

1. Kyocera has expanded significantly since it was founded in 1959 from a small workshop in Kyoto City with 28 employees to about  75,500 globally. What sets Kyocera apart from its competitors which has enabled this level of growth? KYOCERA Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fine ceramic components for the technology… Continue

Q&A with Dr Eugenio Zapata-Solvas, Chair of the UK Chapter of the American Society

In the latest in our series of interviews with members of our Advisory Board speaker panel, we talk to Dr Eugenio Zapata-Solvas, Chair of the UK Chapter of The American Ceramic Society 1. As part of the Ceramics UK conference, you are hosting the UK Ceramics Talent Workshop, which brings together young ceramists who are… Continue

Q&A with Laura Cohen, Chief Executive, British Ceramic Confederation

1. The British Ceramic Confederation represents the collective interest of all sectors of ceramic manufacturing. What do you see as the biggest opportunities across the industry right now? Like many UK manufacturing sectors, the picture is mixed in the ceramic industry at the moment. Some individual companies are faring incredibly well. Notably, those operating in… Continue

Q&A with Adarsh Sagar, Business Development Manager, Kyocera Fineceramics

Q1) What inspired you to join Kyocera and what would you say most excites you about your role?A1) After a visit to Japan in my 20’s, I was very impressed by the Japanese people and their culture. When I saw the opportunity, I applied to work for Kyocera after reading the company’s philosophy online. After… Continue

Q&A with Isabel Potestio, Business Developer, Lithoz GmbH

Lithoz offers an industrial additive manufacturing process for both the single and series production of high-performance ceramics and bioresorbable materials. Exhibiting at Ceramics UK on stand 1639, Isabel Potestio has been with Lithoz as a business developer since January 2017 and will be presenting the latest in Lithography Ceramic Manufacturing while also specifically discussing biomedical… Continue

Q&A with Landon Mertz, CEO, Cerion Nanomaterials.

In the latest in our series of interviews with members of our Advisory Board speaker panel, we talk to Landon Mertz, CEO, Cerion Nanomaterials. 1. What do you see as being the most exciting developments taking place in the Nanotechnology sector? Since the inception of Cerion, I’ve seen the industrial base transition from basic research interest in nanotechnology… Continue