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Technical ceramics in perfection


Information on trade fairs, events and company news

All about ceramics

Overview on materials of technical ceramics including description of the materials

Creative ceramics

Select the area according the application to find the most suitable ceramic manufacturer

About our Association!


The VKI (Verband der Keramischen Industrie e.V.) is a trade association for fine ceramic industry. He represents the economic and social policy interests of his members.


The industrial areas of technical ceramics, tableware and decorative porcelain as well as the stove tile industry have their own division inside the VKI..

R & D

Industrial collective research is a task of the divisions.

Law & Socials

The VKI advises and supports his members in all areas of individual and collective employment law and social policy.


One of the core tasks of the VKI is designing of the bargaining policy for the ceramic industry.

Energy & Environment

The VKI is in close contact with important political decision-makers, is part of appropriate working groups and advises its members.

If you want to be informed



For information to the materials of technical ceramics, do not hesitate to contact:

+49 (0) 92 87-808 - 42

informative literature

Order brochures out of our information package or look at our information at this website. You find information like basic information on materials, properties and applications.


We have documented the whole subject in our breviary deeply. For additional information on materials and especially applications, please check our seminar papers from 1998 to 2011 (German only).

Martin Hartmann - Kermaverband
Martin Hartmann