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Since its inception more than 40 years ago, Ceramatec--an advanced research and development company--has developed diverse technologies and has spun off multiple companies during that time.


  • Company Founded

    Ceramatec was founded by two University of Utah Professors to make beta alumina for sodium sulfur batteries.

  • University of Utah


  • Oxygen Sensor

  • Oxygen Sensors

    Ceramatec began to manufacturer oxygen sensors in the 1980s and develop various ceramic materials.


  • Elkem and McDermott Invest

    Elkchem and McDermott invest and take ownership of Ceramatec. Also, during this time developed solid oxide fuel cell technology.

  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

  • 1993

    1.4 kW NorCell Consortium Methane Fueled Planar SOFC


  • Dr. Ashok Joshi Acquires Ceramatec

    Ceramatec becomes a research company and expands its technology portfolio.


  • Maxtec, LoTEC, Microlin, Emi-Sense

    Several new companies formed: Maxtec, LoTEC, Microlin, Emi-Sense which later became part of CoorsTek Sensors.


  • Plasma Oxidizer

    Plasma Oxidizer Operating at Kobe Steel DAVINCH CWD (Chemical weapons destruction) facility in Japan.


  • CoorsTek

    CoorsTek acquires Ceramatec.

  • CoorsTek: Amazing Solutions

  • September 2008

    18 kW SOEC operating at the INL for the DOE Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative.


  • Fischer Tropsch (FT) Reactor

    Commissioning of 4 inch diameter Fischer Tropsch (FT)

  • Fischer Tropsch (FT) Reactor


  • Commercial Plasma Reformer

    Ceramatec receives commercial orders for its non-thermal plasma reformer technology.

  • Commercialized Plasma Reformer


  • Commercialized Oxyselect

    Ceramatec commercializes its Oxyselect devices that can produce ultra-pure oxygen.

    Commercialized Oxyselect

  • Sterio3

    Ceramatec creates an incubator company called Sterio3 to commercialize its Rugged Ozone Sterilization System (ROSS).

    ROSS M1 Rugged Ozone Sterilization System

What can we do for you?

Together with our material scientists, chemical and mechanical engineers, and electrochemists, we can help you solve problems and unleash the potential of technologies in the commercial marketplace.

Phone: 801-972-2455