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GOING GREEN

     We thought you would like to know that we are trying to do our part to leave a little bit less of a carbon footprint on the world. And we are glad our manufacturers are also trying to leave less of a footprint. Together, if we all keep working on this, we can make a difference. So, although it is baby steps right now, here are some of the things we are doing:

1) Our 3 largest color companies - Mayco, Amaco and Duncan have gone non-toxic. They have been working on converting leaded glazes to non-toxic for a few years now - not an easy task! - and as of March 2009, no longer produce any leaded products. They have been able to convert many, if not most, of their most popular lead glazes to non-toxic, but alas, there are some that defy being converted due to the very chemicals and minerals that make those colors. Those have simply been completely discontinued. We are delighted that the color companies have taken this initiative.

2) Our kiln manufacturers are also working diligently to improve their warehouses, offices and production capabilities - analyzing and assessing how they can make a difference - and have made great inroads. Paragon Kilns has converted their lighting in the their warehouses and offices to more energy efficient and green solutions. Read more on the Paragon web site.

3) Here in our offices, showroom, classrooms and warehouses, we too, have taken steps to help the environment and cut down on costs such as recycling glass, metal and plastic. We use fans to help cool rather than turning down the temperatures on the air conditioners. We shred papers and use for packing materials when we can or recycle the paper into notepads.  As packing boxes come in, we reuse those to pack for our customers. When we have to buy new boxes, we buy only ones made from recycled paper. We use energy efficient light bulbs wherever possible in all areas of our business. We do not print annual catalogs that go out of date each year and end up in the trash. Instead we use our web sites, manufacturer’s web sites, CD’s, DVD’s and manufacturer’s catalogs whenever possible to reduce waste. Our delivery schedules are set up to minimize wasting gas.

We encourage our customers to look for ways they, too, can recycle and conserve energy whenever and wherever possible. Have some great ideas? E-mail us and let us know what you are doing!

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American Ceramic Supply Company has been servicing the ceramic industry for over 38 years. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, American Ceramic Supply Company services and supplies ceramic equipment and supplies to traditional ceramic shops, paint your own pottery studios, ceramic potters, art teachers and art educators, ceramic and pottery finished ware producers, ceramic and pottery home based hobbyists. American Ceramic Supply Company provides education, training and consulting services to traditional ceramic shops, paint your own pottery studios, potters, art teachers and art educators, ceramic and pottery finished ware producers and home based hobbyists. American Ceramic Supply also educates and assists the architects, contractors, builders and electricians for our customers as they create their ceramic shops,
paint your own pottery studios, ceramic rooms in their new schools and buildings and in their homes.

American Ceramics is a master distributor and education center for Mayco Colors and Glazes and Mayco Bisque, Duncan Ceramic Colors, Glazes and Duncan 04 Bisque offering almost 1000 designs in properly fired ceramic bisque or pottery bisque to home based hobbyists, traditional ceramic shops, paint your own pottery studios and art teachers and educators. From functional bisque to kid’s bisque, home decor bisque and seasonal ceramic bisque, American Ceramics stands behind the exceptional quality of the Mayco Bisque and Duncan Bisque lines. Having properly fired, clean and durable ceramic bisque is critical to American Ceramics on-going customer satisfaction.

American Ceramic Supply Company continues to sell, service, educate and provide on-going marketing and technical support to the ceramic and pottery industry. Our goals are the best customer service we can possibly offer, generosity of information to our customers so that they can succeed and accomplish their ceramic dreams and desires and
doing the right thing by God and Country.

American Ceramic Supply Company, Inc. - est. 1975
parent company of:
American Glass Supply Co.
The Pottery Consultant - The Glass Fusing Consultant
Pampered Pottery
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