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Welcome to the

Zircon Industry Association

The Zircon Industry Association is a non-profit trade association, that works on behalf of our membership to develop and promote zircon, zirconia and derivative substances by advocating the benefits of their extensive application in today’s world.

Our members commit to ZIA values which serve to encourage the industry to operate sustainably and with integrity.

Latest News

ZIA’s 2022 conference was a resounding success. Attended by 124 delegates, from 30 countries representing 77 companies, it is the largest annual gathering of the zircon industry.

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ZIA has published a series of case studies highlighting the work of our members and how it aligns with the ZIA values.

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The global zircon and zirconia industry's annual conference is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 13- 14 September 2022.

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Downloads

ZIA Handbook 2019

Zircon Handbook

80+ pages of market statistics, current applications/uses and emerging R&D.

Zircon Transport Guide

Zircon Transport Guide

Comprehensive guide to the procedures and regulations involved in transporting zircon.

Lifecycle Assessment Brochure

Lifecycle Assessment (LCA)

Access the first life cycle assessment on zircon sand production in ceramic tiles.

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Why Zircon is so important

Zircon and its derivatives are used in countless every day products, most notably in the manufacture of ceramic tiles. They also have many other critical and unique uses across the global industrial sector. The role that zircon and its derivatives play in today’s world is far-reaching and because of its unique qualities and environmental credentials, its importance is still growing.

From bathrooms to life enhancing medical implants, learn more about the extraordinary uses of zircon in our modern world.

Blog

Is zircon radioactive?

Radiation levels from zircon are low, whilst zirconia and zirconium metal are not radioactive.

From bathrooms to medical implants

What links ceramic tiles, nuclear reactor cores, anti-perspirants and dental implants?

Zircon reduces environmental impact of buildings

Zircon-containing ceramic roof tiles increase solar reflectance, reducing the environmental impact of buildings