Peter Morten Named CEO of Superior Technical Ceramics

Jan. 21, 2019

Experienced international executive brings decades of experience in technical ceramics leadership to firm dating from 1898.


St. Albans, VT   January 21st, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Superior Technical Ceramics (STC) announced today that Peter Morten has been appointed to the position of CEO, effective January 21st, 2019.


Peter Morten, a well known ceramics industry veteran with impressive international credentials, takes the reigns at STC during a time of significant reinvestment. He joins the firm from a long career at Morgan Advanced Materials, where for 24 years he served in a succession of leadership roles across their Technical Ceramics, Thermal Products and Electro Ceramics divisions. 


The new CEO said "I've been very much impressed by the technical and engineering expertise within the firm, spanning both materials and processes; it’s clearly well poised for scalable growth. Towards that end, I'm looking forward to helping guide the firm's overall strategic direction and investments, while retaining its historic strengths in quality control and customer service.  We're seeing a revival in American manufacturing right now, and it's an exciting time to be leading this historic firm."


STC will carry on its 120+ year history of innovation under Pete’s direction, continuing to invest in both materials research and the most advanced processing equipment available.   Recent upgrades include numerous new 5 axis machining centers, specialized large component fabrication capability and state of the art production cells. Please email