Ceradyne, Inc.

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Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, Ceradyne Inc. is a fully integrated developer and manufacturer of advanced technical ceramic products and components for defense, industrial, nuclear, oil and gas, electronic, automotive and medical markets.

Founded in 1967, Ceradyne has diversified its product lines to capture opportunities created by the growing demand for better materials performance. The unique characteristics of advanced technical ceramics?hardness, light weight, ability to withstand extremely high temperatures, resistance to wear and corrosion, low friction, and special electrical properties?offer significant advantages over traditional materials such as metals and plastics. As a result, Ceradyne continues to develop new uses for ceramics and offers a diversified line of high performance ceramic products for a wide range of markets.