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ceramitec Postponed to June 2022

ceramitec 2021 is postponed to 21–24 June 2022. The postponement was decided at the proposal of the Exhibitors’ Advisory Board of ceramitec/DE in October and is due to trade fair policy reasons.

ceramitec conference and exhibition Already Again on 22–23 June 2021

The ceramics industry and above all the sectors with short innovation cycles, need personal contact, exchange and presentation opportunities. After the need to postpone ceramitec to 2022, the possibility was given for the industry to meet again in 2021. Messe München/DE and the partners of CERAMIC APPLICATIONS use together this possibility and offer the optimal platform for meeting and exchange organising the ceramitec conference. The in-person event is planned for 22–23 June 2021 in Munich/DE and takes place simultaneously with “automatica sprint” and “Laser World of PHOTONICS”.


State-of-the-Art Tunnel Kiln Goes into Operation in Höhr-Grenzhausen

It would have been the kind of ceremony that occurs maybe once a decade at Steuler. Representatives from the political and business worlds, press, academia and relevant industry sectors would have convened to celebrate the special occasion in a fitting manner. The inaugural lighting of a tunnel kiln is a rare and very special event for a cer­amics’ manufacturer. After all, such a high-performance kiln only begins operation once and ideally runs for decades without interruption.


Resilient Performance in Tough Market Conditions

RHI Magnesita, the leading global supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions, announced on 5 August 2020 its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2020 (H1 2020).


ALUMINIUM 2020 Postponed to 2021

ALUMINIUM, the world‘s leading trade fair for the aluminium industry, which was to take place in Düsseldorf from 6–8 October 2020, has been postponed to 18–20 May 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Innovations in Lining of Aluminium Processing Furnaces

Close and fruitful cooperation between this two companies lasts for nearly 25 years. DITHERM a.s. Praha, engaged in engineering, innovative designs and installations of refractory linings of thermal aggregates, and Průmyslová keramika Rájec-Jestřebí, a producer of predominantly non-shaped refractory masses and prefabricates made from these masses.

A New Circular Economy: ReStoRe – Refractory and Steel Recovery by Deref

Deref S.p.A., an Italian company based in Genoa, is one of the main actors in the European markets of refractory recycling and products for the steel industry (i.e. metallurgical additives and granulated powders).

MAGNA: From the Mine to the Steel Mill for 75 Years

MAGNA is one of the world’s leading companies as a vertically integrated producer of magnesium oxide (MgO) based solutions and materials for the steel industry, agriculture and environmental sectors. The company is headquartered in Spain and has 275 employees.

China Continues to Dominate Refractories Despite a Slowing Steel Industry

China remains the largest producer of refractories, and is expected to account for more than two thirds of a global output of 37,3 Mt in 2019.

PCO – Refractory Materials that Keep the Heat Under Control

Continuously from 1850, PCO Zarów designs, produces and supplies refractory solutions that enable to burn, melt, mould or heat safely, allowing its clients to keep the heat under control.