You have an imminent waste challenge or need to reduce waste disposal costsExplore
You want to extract maximum value from your undeveloped depositExplore
Your client has a mineral-bearing stream that might be turned from a cost center into a value generatorExplore
Running out of space to pile up unusable material?
Tired of seeing your margins eaten up by landfill costs?
Ready to make a positive social and environmental impact?
Convinced there has to be a way to turn mineral waste into value?
IntoCeramics has decades of experience analyzing, processing, and formulating materials to find pathways for turning industrial waste streams into value generating ceramic products. If there's a commercial opportunity hidden in your waste stream, we'll help you find it.
Uncertain whether your undeveloped deposit will be economic?
Concerned about the waste volumes you will generate?
Want to find a better solution before it becomes an issue?
IntoCeramics can take your existing analyses or perform the necessary tests and tell you which of the minerals associated with your deposit have the potential to contribute added value if processed appropriately.
NOTE: IntoCeramics is not a buyer, seller, or broker of raw materials. We consult and develop your waste stream minerals into value generating ceramic products.
Uncertain whether a mineral stream could be economic?
Looking for ways to help your client reduce waste volumes and costs?
Ready to help your client boost their social and environmental credibility?
Lacking the expertise to connect the dots from waste to ceramics?
IntoCeramics has over 60 years' experience spanning R&D, material formulation, pilot scale testing, process design, plant design, and boots on the ground plant management and optimization. We can provide the in-depth expertise you need to help your client reduce waste and make more money.
Analyze the material, study the data, identify a potential pathway
Process, blend, fire, and test to find the right formulation
Connect with an end user, design and build the process
Analyze and evaluate your bulk material to determine potentially exploitable minerals for extraction and processing.
Process and blend minerals derived from your source material and test their effectiveness as raw materials for ceramics.
Test the process developed for your source material, producing pilot scale batches for evaluation by potential end users.
Design manufacturing processes, specify equipment, and represent you during all phases of construction and start-up.
Apply six sigma lean manufacturing, build teams, and develop plant culture to optimize operations and performance.
Leverage network of industry decision makers to introduce your product to the market and find commercial outlets.
A boots-on-the-ground ceramic and manufacturing consultant
Delivering a culture of performance, quality, integrity, and respect
Bryan has over 30 years of experience in different manufacturing roles including production operations, laboratory analysis and management, production and plant management, and director of manufacturing.
Carl has over 40 years of experience in various manufacturing and production roles, including front line supervision, engineering and maintenance management, production and plant management, R&D leadership, and vice president of manufacturing.
Based on our 70+ collective years as boots on the ground manufacturing professionals getting our hands dirty on the plant floor, this book provides a practical guide to daily leadership in the manufacturing environment.
It has been described as educational, inspiring, and entertaining - relevant for anyone interested in plant management and leadership improvement.
The National Brick Research Center (NBRC) is a nationally recognized analytical and properties testing facility specializing in ceramics and minerals.
IntoCeramics leverages its long-standing partnership with NBRC - established through OPF Enterprises - to provide the highest quality of comprehensive analytical testing for our clients.