- Partner Association
The Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center (T.I.C.) was established in 1973 to support, develop and promote the global tantalum and niobium industries. Today the T.I.C. has around 90 member companies from 25 countries involved with all aspects of the tantalum and niobium industry supply chain, including mining, processing, recycling, metal fabrication, capacitor manufacturing, and medical applications. Central to the T.I.C.’s mission is to increase awareness and promote the remarkable properties of tantalum and niobium in all their forms, disseminate relevant information to stakeholders, and address the challenges facing its members.