Join us at IREFCON 2016

Ananth PP


Mr Nonavinakere, General Manager – Sales of Imerys Refractory Minerals India will be pleased to welcome you on booth 3 and 4 during the lndia lnternational Refractories Congress 2016 taking place at Hyderabad from 20th-22nd January.

Feel free to contact Mr Nonavinakere at +91 984 103 0895

Safety Security System pays off at Imerys Refractory Minerals

One year without LTA – Une année sans accident avec arrêt – 1 рік без нещасних випадків – 全年无损工事故 

VKVSecurity being key on production plants, Imerys Refractory Minerals is proud to announce the achievement of 1 year without a single “Lost Time Accident” in September 2015.

The remarkable commitment and care of IRM employees, which allowed performing this result was celebrated on all industrial sites and offices of the division.

“We will continue our efforts to keep this level and make sure all our employees can go back home safe at the end of the shift. Congratulations to all our teams!”

EHS managment team

CERAMITEC 2015 : the place to be!

Busy daysWith 617 exhibitors from 37 countries, more than 15,000 participants from 93 countries and a space of some 40,000 square meters, Ceramitec 2015, which took place on the exhibition grounds of Messe München from 20 to 23 October, was more successful than it had been in a long time.

Imerys Refractory Minerals shared some 195M2 with Imerys Fused Minerals. This year’s edition of Ceramitec was most obviously the “place to be”. Not only did we meet all our customers but also received unexpected inquiries representing potential business development.


Save the date for Metakaolin

“Promoting by-products and materials related to cement and civil engineering” is the topic University of Cergy Pointoise will focus on during their next colloquium December 3rd, 2015.

Cyrille DeteufCyrille, Deteuf, specialist of metakaolin in the construction industry will present « Les Métakaolins comme matériau cimentaire de substitution: production, usage, propriété et impact environnementale. »

Metakaolins as substitution to cement material : production, usage, ownership and environmental impact.


The colloquim will take place at the lecture hall NAVIER.
Site de Neuville – 5 Mail Gay Lussac – Neuville-sur-Oise – 95300 Cergy -Pontoise
Only 100 entries available!

Register quickly on REGISTRATION

C.A.R.R.D welcomes Asian customers

CARRD visitors oct 15In September some of our Asian customers and researchers genuinely appreciated having been part of the visit at CARRD and the White Fused Alumina plant in Villach and the seamless organization of the visit.

In most instances our invitees were impressed by the extensive range of minerals processing, testing and analysis tools focused on high resistance materials of C.A.R.R.D and the professional conduct throughout the visit.

For our team it was a perfect occasion to present our innovation strategy and technical support we save for our refractory customers.


Imerys Refractory Minerals will be pleased to welcome you on booth 309/410 in Hall A1 at the occasion of CERAMITEC in Munich, October 20th to 23rd.


Knowledge-sharing at UNITECR 2015

Imerys Refractory Minerals will be pleased to welcome you on booth 9 at the occasion of the 14th Biennial Worldwide Congress of UNITECR in Vienna, September 15th to 18th.

During the event Andreas Weber, Thermocarbon Product Manager, will speak about “CARBON BONDED MGO-C REFRACTORIES WITH LOW PAH CONTAINING BINDER SYSTEM”
16th September from 2:00 3:40 PM

Steffen Möhmel, R& D Engineer of Imerys Center for Abrasives & Refractories Reseach & Development will present work about “INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT RAW MATERIALS ON THE BEHAVIOUR OF LOW CEMENT CASTABLES”
16th September from 2:00 3:40 PM

Unitecr 2015

GIFA 2015

Imerys Refractory Minerals for Foundry Applications’ team would like to thank its visitors for their contribution to an exciting week at GIFA 2015.

Our booth was divided into two showcases to assure maximum highlight on both, Investment Casting and Sand Casting novelties. Decision makers from 31 countries were able to appreciate the added value of our innovations for their market. Interesting discussions and know-how sharing showed the potential of our products on the market.

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Betty at GIFA

China seminar outcome

In May the Imerys Refractory Minerals sales team Asia, in partnership with the local distributor Changxing Ceramics & Refractories and Chinese academics of Zhengzhou University and Wuhan University of Science & Technology has organized a technical meeting with 55 attendees coming from 33 different companies.

Presentations focused on andalusite and Molochite™ products for advanced refractories. Face to face meetings proved that Imerys Refractory Minerals can bring precious technical added value to its customers.

Hence, an extensive technical customer tour will be undertaken in Q3 2015. Imerys Refractory Minerals makes it a priority to understand the expectations and technologies of its customers. The wide range of products, expertise in transformation technologies and technical dialogue between research, marketing and customers (often combined with the development of solutions in the context of research partnerships) make it possible to respond more effectively to various applications.

Olivier Jouber in China


GIFA 2015 – Hall 12 booth 12C

Imerys Refractory Minerals for Foundry Applications is pleased to announce its presence at the upcoming GIFA 2015, 13th international Foundry Trade Fair with Technical Forum, which will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from June 16th to 20th. Our sales teams shall be glad to welcome you on our booth 12C in hall 12 to present not only our regular range but also new products for Investment Casting and Sand Casting.

For Foundry Applications Vague