Category: Press Releases

MICG to Host Poster Competition for Advanced Ceramics

21 March 2023 Academics and industry from across the advanced ceramics sector are being invited to put their research centre stage at a leading industry event. The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) will be sponsoring a poster competition from across five themes at The Advanced Materials Show, which takes place at the NEC on 28th… Continue

New facility a ‘significant step’ for MICG

MICG’s work to support research in the Midlands has taken a significant step forward, with the launch of a new facility at the University of Leicester. A Digital Twin Laboratory for advanced ceramics manufacturing was formally opened jointly by Dr Cathryn Hickey, Chief Executive of AMRICC and Programme Director of Midlands Advanced Ceramics for Industrial 4.0, Professor… Continue

Ribbon Ceramics Technology positioned to impact next-gen batteries

Lithium metal batteries using solid electrolyte separators have emerged as one of the most eagerly awaited energy trends of the decade. They’re not yet available on the mass market, but environmentalists and tech gurus are already hailing them as a reliable way to power everything from consumer electronics to next generation electric vehicles. Experts suggest… Continue

5 ceramic applications you might not know yet by Imerys

Versatile, strong, resistant, long-lasting, mostly natural, chemically inert, easy to clean with hygienic characteristics — it’s easy to see why ceramic products and their applications are so very popular. They are part and parcel of our daily lives, from the roofs above our heads to the tableware we dine from, from the sanitaryware to keep… Continue

Streamline the Processing Line: Creating Instant ROI with Moisture Control

MoistTech provides moisture sensor technology to help your factory maintain efficiency and reduce costs. Our near-infrared (NIR) sensor works directly on your production lines, allowing you to monitor moisture levels with ease. It’s a no-contact solution that you can trust toprovide accurate readings regardless of the application you are manufacturing. Improving the manufacturing process allows… Continue

MICG to mark official launch of £18.27 million SIPF project at Ceramics UK

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) will be showcasing its work to place the region centre stage within the global advanced ceramics sector at a key event. Members of the consortium are heading to Ceramics UK at the NEC to introduce the start of its research project, which is set to create thousands of jobs… Continue

£18.27 million investment puts Midlands firmly on the map for advanced ceramics

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group has secured £18.27 million funding from UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength in Places Fund (SIPF), to put the area firmly on the map as a global centre for advanced ceramics. Thousands of jobs and a state-of-the-art campus facility are set to be created in the Midlands after the region’s… Continue

Bunting Acquires Pilamec

Bunting has acquired Gloucestershire-based powder milling and blending specialist Pilamec.  Pilamec further broadens the Bunting product portfolio.   Since becoming a limited company in 1976, Pilamec has developed a reputation as a leading specialist supplier of materials and size reduction services to amongst other things the chemical, metal and ceramic industries.  At their Gloucestershire operation,… Continue