Components for high performance

Sustainable, Natural Pore Formers and Process Additives for the Ceramic Industry*

Nature offers an almost inexhaustible reservoir of usable functions that have always been present in the plant world. Each plant species has its own outstanding, individual characteristics. The innovative, “green” future technology of J. Rettenmaier & Söhne Group uses these valuable functions and properties and opens them up to all areas of life and modern … Read more

Almatis: Forward Strategy in Times of Corona with New Products and Reliable Services

Like many other businesses, the raw material sector is challenged by COVID-19. Reliable supply is one central theme, which is even more difficult now due to a shortage of containers and vessels, as well as an extreme increase in transport costs for international supply. As markets recover, especially the technical ceramics segment has new dynamics … Read more

René Gerber AG

The company René Gerber AG is your technology leader in brush deburring, edge honing and polishing with 65 years of experience as a task solver in process development and construction of brush deburring machines, edge honing machines and polishing equipment. The Gerber brush polishing machines and deburring systems are used when it is necessary to … Read more

Elkem Changed Corporate Structure to Accelerate Specialisation

Last summer, Elkem/NO made changes to the corporate structure and top management. Elkem has now three business div isions: Silicones, a fully integrated silicones producer; Silicon Products, a provider of silicon, ferrosilicon and related specialty products; and Carbon Solutions, a supplier of electrode paste and speciality products to the ferroalloys, silicon and aluminium industries. Elkem … Read more

INMATEC Technologies GmbH Increases Feedstock Production

Since 1998, feedstocks for CIM (Ceramic Injection Moulding) have been developed and produced at INMATEC Technologies GmbH in Rheinbach/DE. For the industrial manufacturing of ceramic components, CIM initially stood for a long time in the shadow of established shaping processes like pressing technology, extrusion and pressure slip casting. In the meantime, the product portfolio with … Read more

Kerafol Keramische Folien GmbH & Co. KG

KERAFOL® – Keramische Folien GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1985 and has over 200 employees at the moment. We develope and produce ceramic tapes for versatile applications with a special manufacturing process. These tapes may then be used unsintered as a final product or sintered as a planar ceramic component. All products of … Read more

HIP – a Partner for MIM, CIM and AM

Innovation in Hot Isostatic Presses (HIPs) for post-compaction of components originally formed from metal powders. HIPs are machines operated at high temperature and high pressure. Developed in the USA in the 1940s and 1950s for the production of nuclear fuel elements, they have evolved from specialised applications to become a standardised industrial process today. Almost … Read more

ALPHA CERAMICS: Development Centre and Pilot Plant Testing Facility for Technical Ceramic Components

ALPHA CERAMICS GmbH/DE is a subsidiary of LAEIS/LU – a member of SACMI Group/IT – and has established itself as a competent, cooperative and reliable partner in ceramic manufacturing, as supplier of kiln furniture of all types as well as service provider for contract production of non-oxide and oxide ceramics, intermediate products and components.Andrea Grandi … Read more

AZO Contributes to the Professionalization of Additive Manufacturing

70 years, AZO GmbH + Co. KG/DE has specialised in the handlingof bulk goods. Its highly automated conveying, screening anddosing technology is in demand, particularly in the food,pharmaceutical, chemical and plastics industries. In an interview,Development Manager Frank Pahl (FP) explains the advantages ofprofessional powder handling, the expectations of theOsterburken-based company in the young Additive Manufacturing(AM) … Read more


ARBURG is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic processing machines. The portfolio includes ALLROUNDER injection moulding machines with clamping forces between 125 and 6,500 kN, freeformers for industrial additive manufacturing, robotic systems, customer- and sector-specific turnkey solutions and further peripherals. The PIM range includes especially equipped ALLROUNDER injection molding machines, comprehensive customer support … Read more


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