Refractory Firm Hires Senior Engineer to Target European Cement Market
Senior Refractory Engineer Stefan Frank has joined the Wirral firm to bolster expertise in the cement sector. He has been charged with kickstarting a new campaign to increase ANH’s profile and drive sales in emerging cement markets in countries including Turkey, Ukraine and Italy. The American owned firm, which has a US turnover of USD 550 million, manufactures materials used in linings for furnaces, kilns and incinerators operating at high temperatures. It delivers refractory solutions, services and products to many industries including aluminium, petrochemical, power, incineration, mineral and glass. The experience of St. Frank has included roles at HeidelbergCement Group’s Technology Center in Leimen/DE, and extensive work in the rotary kiln field. ANH has a number of key products designed specifically for the cement manufacturing industry. These include Magnel Ultra refractory bricks used for lining cement kilns and Versaflow which can be used within kilns, coolers and tertiary air ducts. ANH Refractories Europe is a member of the ANH Refractories family of companies headquarted in Pittsburgh, USA. It is the primary contact for the European and Middle Eastern markets. ANH is a worldwide leader in the provision of refractory solutions, services and products across many industries including aluminium, oil/petrochemical, power/incineration, cement/mineral, glass/ceramics and ferrous/non-ferrous. It also provides a range of tailor-made turnkey solutions designed for all refractory needs (06/2012).