Components for high performance

RECOSIC: Environment-Friendly, High-Grade SiC by Recycling

For more than 100 years, the raw material SiC has been synthesizedfor industrial applications by means of the very energyintensiveAcheson process. For the synthesis of 1 t material,around 7,15 MWh of electric energy is needed. At the same time,around 4,2 t CO2 are emitted. 2,4 t of these CO2 emissions arecaused purely by reactions, the … Read more

Engineered Materials for High-End Applications

Treibacher Industrie AG is a leading Austrian chemical and metallurgicalenterprise. It was founded in 1898 by the famous scientistCarl Auer von Welsbach, who discovered four rare-earth elements:neodymium, praseodymium, ytterbium, and lutetium. He alsoinvented the famous gas mantle light in 1885, which brought firststreetlight to many cities around the world. Treibacher has its HQin Althofen, southern … Read more

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

ALTEO Now Member of the United Mining Supply (UMS) Group

Following the decision of the commercial court announced on7 January 2021, ALTEO is out of the court-supervised legalredress and has joined the United Mining Supply (UMS) Group.UMS announced that it is aiming to open a new era for ALTEO toconsolidate its leading position over the long term. Shortly afterthe takeover, Gildas Fontaine (GF), Business Development,Marketing … 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

KRAHN Ceramics GmbH

As an experienced technology partner in the field of ceramics & metal for more than 30 years, we accompany product developers in realizing tomorrow’s ideas. And all this along the entire value chain: from ceramic or metal powders to the production of finished parts. As a sparring partner and motivator, the company creates scope for … Read more


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