NCECA PARTNER LINKS
NCECA enjoys strong partnerships with the leading firms that provide materials and services to the ceramics field.
Please patronize companies that support NCECA. Many offer exclusive discounts to NCECA members.
AMACO (American Art Clay Co., Inc.) was founded in 1919 and is a manufacturer of quality ceramic products including 12 non-toxic AMACO® low and high fire moist clays and 584 LEAD FREE glazes and underglazes. In 1934, AMACO® designed the first electric kiln for school and studio use. Today there are 11 models that provide 20+ years of service. AMACO® also makes the Brent® line of potter’s wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, and ware carts. Brent® wheels are so dependable that they have earned the reputation as the ‘gold standard’ of potter’s wheels. For more information, visit amaco.com or call (800) 374-1600.
Founded in 1975, Bailey Pottery Equipment and Ceramic Supplies offer everything for the active pottery studio and ceramics department. We design and manufacture the most innovative pottery wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, electric kilns, gas kilns, pugmills, and clay mixers in the world. We also represent the best brands of ceramic supplies, pottery tools, pottery equipment and pottery supplies at great discounts.
Blick Art Materials
Blick Art Materials, our family owners and dedicated staff support the Visual Art Community by providing the widest selection of art supplies at the lowest prices. With extraordinary service and integrity, we strive to provide artists, educators, students, and our employees with the tools, assistance, and training they need to grow, innovate, and reach their creative potential.
Bracker’s Good Earth Clays
Based in Lawrence, KS, we supply potters, schools, universities, and hobbyists in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Arkansas and beyond! Bracker’s is dedicated to providing quality products and accurate information and advice. With 30 years experience and counting, why go anywhere else?
Cedar Heights, part of Resco Products, Inc., has been providing consistent, dry, air-floated clays for over 60 years. Redart and Goldart are industry standards for many time honored clay bodies, while new CHC recipes are developed by artists every year. Our clay products are supplemented by other refractory kiln furniture for hobbyists and heavy industry. CoreLite Hollow Kiln Shelves are just the latest product offered by Cedar Heights Clay distributors throughout the US.
The Ceramic Shop
The Ceramic Shop is an Online Pottery Supplier with a walk in showroom located in Philadelphia. We offer a full selection of equipment, kilns, clays, glazes, repair services and more. Not only do we sell ceramic supplies we make them. Look for the Hydro-Bat, and Roselli Stilt products world wide.
Chinese Clay Art Corp
We offer low prices on Chinese products, for example, patented texture mats and newly invented clay tools, Chinese traditional and hand-made items and brushes, English versions of Chinese ceramic art related books, and unique collectible ceramic art works. Most of our products are imported direct from manufacturers in China.
5% on all ceramic art supplies (clay tools, brushes, ceramic materials, books and accessories).
For discounts, please call 1-800-689-2529 or 408-343-3919 Please let them know you are a NCECA member
Ceramica Collet S.A. – SIO-2
Founded in 1874 in Barcelona (Spain), we are a company which manufactures ceramic clays for industry, pottery and artistic ceramics, and natural clay for education, fine arts and crafts.
Our target is to innovate, developing products made with natural clay which, in its many applications, satisfy the high requirements of our customers. Our Quality System, certified according to ISO 9001:2008, is the setting for continuous improvement. Social Responsibility and respect and care for the Environment are two fundamental points in the philosophy of our firm.
Continental Clay Company
Continental Clay mixes more than 28 unique stock clay bodies as well as custom blended recipes for Colleges, Universities and K-12 schools, production potters and fine artists.
Locations in both Minneapolis, MN and Denver, CO serving the Northern, Midwest and Southwest States. Our reputation for technical support is known by customers throughout the country.
We are a proud distributor for all major ceramic equipment brands and glaze companies.
Coyote Clay & Color
Coyote Clay & Color manufactures a line of unique and beautiful cone 6 glazes for electric kilns.
We also make a line of high fire underglazes which hold their color from cone 6 to cone 10.
Cress Manufacturing Company Inc.
Cress is a leader in the industry of manufacture of electric kilns and furnaces. We are an organization that provides services and goods for the ceramics and pottery industry. Our goal is to achieve an excellent product to satisfy the needs and requirements of our customers.
Georgies Ceramic and Clay Co.
Home of Georgies cone 6 Gloss and Sculptural/Textural glaze lines.
Georgies also manufactures clays for professional or school use, as well
as custom tile bodies. We specialize in customer service!
The True Centering & Trimming Tool Since 1978.
- Learn how the Giffin Grip actually centers your pots for trimming!
- Discover how the Flex Slider III trims any shape!
The Original Hi Roller
The Original Hi Roller is a true innovation in slab making equipment for the studio potter, pottery classrooms, and the ceramics industry. The vertical orientation is an obvious space-saving breakthrough but it is the less apparent elements of this design which truly makes the Original Hi Roller a pleasure to use.
KC Clay Guild
The KC Clay Guild is a non-profit ceramic arts studio with the mission, “To provide a supportive environment in which the clay community can meet, share knowledge, experience, and promote public awareness of the ceramic arts and foster creative and economic growth.” We offer adult and children’s classes year round, sponsor the “Teabowl National”, the Holiday sale which provides members an opportunity to sell their work, and also sponsor several other based activities throughout the year. Everyone is welcome!
Laguna Clay Company
Laguna Clay Company offers over 200 stock clays and HUNDREDS of custom clay bodies and one of the most extensive lead free glaze selections available anywhere. Providing quality equipment, tools, technical service and local distributors world wide.
L&L Kiln Mfg
L&L Kiln Mfg is dedicated to making the most durable electric ceramic kilns in the world today.
We have sizes from under one cubic foot to over 100 cubic feet, top-loaders, front-loaders, bell-lift kilns,
special kilns for sculpture, test kilns – in all the largest range of any kiln manufacturer in the United States,
and if you include our industrial division, possibly the world.
Mayco is the manufacturer of over 500 ceramic glaze products and other art materials for potters, studios, ceramic hobbyists, schools, and commercial producers of fine ceramic tableware and giftware. Mayco now offers Stoneware, Raku and Crystalline glazes specifically for the clay artist.
Mecca Pottery Tools was established in 1999 by Stanley Hurst with the goal to combine his passions of woodworking and pottery into one. The result was the ability to provide innovative products that meet the various needs potters come across during projects. Being hand built in the USA with a unique design process results in no two parts being exactly alike, making each part like a one off creation. Mecca Pottery Tools follows the moto “Impressions Last A Lifetime, So Make a Good One” and strives to provide that to each and every customer.
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MKM Pottery Tools
MKM Pottery Tools specializes in innovative and high quality pottery tools to help potters do what they do best – create beautiful pots. MKM tools are designed by a potter, Rick McKinney, and tested by potters at Fired Earth Pottery to make sure they work well with clay. All MKM stamps and rollers are carved using rotary CNC machines by MKM employees who are committed to quality. Quality wood, quality design, quality carving, quality finish, and, of course, quality service; these are what define MKM tools.
Milestone Decal Art LLC
Milestone Decal Art provides high quality open stock and custom decal printing services for artists and designers. Our fresh and unique stock decal designs add class, not kitsch, to your work. As ceramic image specialists, we provide the highest quality decals possible. Using our digital and silkscreen printing systems, we can turn your photographs, illustrations, logos and clip art into custom ceramic decal transfers. As a full-service decal printer, we print all color types including gold luster, silver luster and copper luster.
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Minnesota Clay Co.
Minnesota Clay Co. has been serving the ceramic community for over 50 years, selling high quality clay, glazes and ceramics products. We are a manufacturer and distributor supplying schools, universities, camps, professional artists, hobbyists, and taxidermists.
Minnesota Clay is a family owned and operated company. We take pride in our production quality, in-stock readiness and outstanding customer service. We manufacturer over 20 clay low and high fire bodies along with our 31 Colored clay bodies and 9 Rainbow Air Dry clay bodies. We also produce 90 low and mid/high fire glazes and 20 different underglazes to please and artist’s palette.
We are the producers of the ever popular Potter’s Pads, Potter’s Pens, Choxils and Graffito. Our unique specialty products are in such a demand that we have over 30 distributors selling our products in the USA and around the world.
North Star Equipment
For over forty years North Star Equipment has manufactured quality, AMERICAN MADE slab rollers, extruders, custom & stock extruder dies, studio work tables, ware trucks, shelving systems, damp & drying cabinets & throwing bats. Most of our products carry lifetime warranties and our customer service is the best in the industry. Visit our website for a list of authorized distributors.
Olympic Kilns manufacturers gas and electric kilns for ceramics, glass, heat-treating, and any material needing high firing temperature furnaces. We build small 120 volt models to large production car kilns. Custom kilns quoted upon request.
Oneida Air Systems
Oneida Air Systems is an American manufacturing company that produces the Dust Cobra. The Dust Cobra is a certified, full unit HEPA vacuum that meets EPA RRP requirements including lead. It has three times the air performance of most shop vacuums and can be used stationary or mobile with up to 100 ft. of hose. The ultra-high efficiency cyclone shape helps the Cobra to separate up to 99% of the material before it reaches the filter and deposits it into a plastic bag lined 17 gallon steel drum. The HEPA replacement filters are reasonably priced and can be obtained through Oneida or any big box store. It includes a Rapid Pulse cleaning bar that cleans your filter during use without having to remove the filter. It is perfect for cleaning up dry clay and glazes. The air that comes out of the Dust Cobra is hospital grade. No more dangerous sweeping.
Founded as a family company in 1948, Paragon Industries, L.P. manufactures high quality top- and front-loading pottery kilns in Mesquite, Texas USA. We take the time to listen to our customers and improve our products to meet the changing needs of the potter. The drive for continual design improvements has made Paragon an industry standard for kiln design, as many of our ideas have been subsequently used by our competitors. We use high quality suppliers–Orton Ceramics, for example, makes our digital controllers. We know your time and materials are valuable, so we continually develop new products that ensure consistent and repeatable firings. We have two full-time design engineers and full sheet metal manufacturing capability in the factory for fast design and manufacture of custom kilns.
Peter Pugger is the only pugmill manufacturer with fully integrated capabilities. All Peter Pugger equipment is engineered, manufactured, and assembled right here in Northern California, USA.
Segers Pottery Tools
Segers Pottery Tools. Handcrafted from start to finish, handmade in the USA. Made from exotic woods and materials.
Shimpo Ceramics, a division of Nidec-Shimpo America Corporation, manufactures and distributes ceramic equipment worldwide to the satisfaction of artists, teachers, students and businesses of all cultures. For nearly half a century we’ve been committed to continuing global traditions in making ceramic products for use in the home, in architecture and as art.
Offering Exclusive Specials for NCECA Members. Print your order request and FAX to 630-924-0340. All orders will be processed once a week.
Specifying and supplying the highest quality silicon carbide kiln shelves, kiln furniture systems and high temperature kiln building materials available at fair market prices. We are devoted to the needs of potters, clay educators and glass artists. Home of Advancer® kiln shelves and GlazeEraser® grinding disk.”
Soldner Clay Mixers are still being manufactured with the same quality construction developed by founder Paul Soldner. Most Soldner mixers are still in service, even some of the earliest ones built more than 30 years ago. Every effort is made to insure this same quality in our new mixers. Soldner clay mixers are a fast and efficient way of mixing fresh clay from powder or reprocessing scrap clay into a useable consistency. There are no sharp blades or augers but rather the clay is pushed against the stationary mixing bars by a slowly rotating concrete tub.
Spectrum Glazes is unique among ceramic glaze suppliers in that we focus exclusively on producing the highest quality, most colorful and diverse selection of fired finishes available anywhere. All of our energies are devoted to manufacturing glazes and other ceramic coatings.
Speedball Art Products
For over a hundred years Speedball has been producing tools and supplies for artists, art teachers and students — all at an exceptional value. All of Speedball’s bright, vibrant ceramic glazes carry the ACMI AP label, giving you the comfort of knowing they’ve been tested and found to be non-toxic. Art stores will love the promotional programs and discount schedule we offer on glazes. Teachers will appreciate the easy cleanup and full line of non-toxic colors. Artists will love the quality and value.
Standard Ceramic Supply Company
Manufacturer of pugged, de-aired clay bodies and casting slips.
Tucker’s Pottery Supplies Inc.
Tucker’s Pottery Supplies Inc. was established in 1975 and it’s sister company ,Cone Art Kilns Inc., was established in 1982.
Both companies operate out of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada which is part of Toronto.
Tucker’s manufactures clay and glazes and carries an extensive line of pottery supplies.
Cone Art Kilns manufactures a line of pottery and glass kilns and is known for the double wall, extra insulated electric kilns that it produces.
Royal & Langnickel
Royal & Langnickel Brush manufactures an extensive line of brushes and tools for the ceramic artist and studio owner. If you are looking for hake, bamboo, glaze or detail brushes, we’ve got you covered with thousands of different brushes and tools. The line also includes a variety of sponges and fine art materials. Look for Royal & Langnickel quality products through your local distributor or dealer.
Vent A Kiln
Vent A Kiln Corporation has been manufacturing and distributing overhead kiln ventilation systems for over 30 years. Vent A Kiln’s “canopy” type overhead system utilizes a close capture design unique in the kiln venting industry. We all know heat rises. Undesirable fumes typically found through normal leakage from all kilns closely follows that heat. Our overhead kiln ventilation system takes undesirable heat and fumes safely, efficiently, and economically away from the application area.
Create Matching Sets with WiziWig Profile Ribs- 18 gauge, rust-resistant stainless steel ribs that turn wheel-thrown cylinders into matching shapes. Keep your studio healthy with ClayShield – a trimming guard designed to fit most splash pans and allow for less “crunching” and more reclaiming of clay scraps! Home of GlazeCal – Your Glaze Makin’ Cheat Sheet. GlazeCal converts glaze recipe percentages into the correct gram weights. Please visit our website to learn about all of our products and where to purchase them.