Ceramic Industry Magazine released the first edition of its Ceramic Components Directory. This 92-p purchasing directory and reference resource lists more than 100 suppliers of ceramic components used in automotive/aerospace applications, medical devices, industrial equipment, appliances, electrical/electronics, general manufacturing and other fields. The reference section includes an overview of how ceramic components can be used to optimize product design, as well as charts detailing applications and properties of some of the most commonly used ceramic materials. Related trade associations and professional service providers are also included.