CERAMITEC 2018: Ten key things we learned this year

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Tuesday, 17 April 2018

A summary of ten of the most valuable points to be learnt at the 2018 Ceramitec conference, held in Munich, Germany, on April 10-13.

1. Kaolin prices

It is undeniable that kaolin prices are going up. Major producers put up their prices by 4-8% at the beginning of the calendar year. BASF, KaMin, Imerys and Amberger Kaolinwerke (AWK) raised their prices by 7%, 5%, 8% and 2-3% respectively between December 15 last year and...

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