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Distribution Agreement between KRAHN and CUMI

CUMI is part of the USD 2 billion conglomerate Murugappa Group, one of India’s leading corporations, and is among the world’s largest silicon carbide producers. CUMI produces SiC crude and grains in India and Russia using the Acheson process. Its product range comprises black and green SiC, which it offers in a wide array of grain sizes. SiC is particularly used in the production of high-stress components such as slide rings, slide bearings, rolls, pumps and nozzles. KRAHN CHEMIE also delivers CUMI’s standard micro-powders with sizes according to international standards such as FEPA and JIS. KRAHN also supplies the advanced ceramics industry with zirconium and aluminum oxide, aluminum nitride and titanium dioxide powders. Murugappa Group is one of India’s largest family promoted, professionally managed corporates with over 28 000 employees. The Electro Minerals Division (EMD) of CUMI is primarily in the business of manufacturing silicon carbide and alumina oxide grains for the abrasive, refractory, ceramics, wafer slicing and Diesel particle filter industry. KRAHN CHEMIE belongs to the  OTTO KRAHN Group and looks back on a 100-year history. The company specializes in the sales, distribution, and marketing of chemical raw materials and speciality chemicals. The Group achieves with 140 employees a turnover of about EUR 60 million and supplies following industries: paint and coatings, construction chemicals, adhesives and sealants, technical ceramics, plastics, rubber, and lubricants.


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