Allied Mineral Products Inc. formed a “global strategic partnership” with Hagenburger Feuerfeste Produkte GmbH, aiming to expand its coverage of the European market with its metal flow and control products. Allied Mineral also reported it has taken an equity stake in Hagenburger, though the value of that investment was not indicated.
Hagenburger Feuerfeste Produkte manufactures a range of extruded plastic, dry pressed, and isostatically pressed products for iron and steel melting and pouring. These products include gating systems
for large hand- and machine-cast parts, isostatically pressed alumina-graphite monobloc stopper rods, nozzles, and other pressed and fired components for iron and steel foundries. It also produces precast shapes and monolithic refractories.
Allied Mineral Products designs and production of monolithic Allied Mineral Products designs and produces monolithic refractories and precast shapes for foundries, steelmakers, aluminum and nonferrous metal producers, and other industrial markets.
“Allied has had a strong business relationship with Hagenburger for over 16 years and our corporate and business cultures are well aligned,” president and CEO Jon R. Tabor explained.
Tabor added that the two partners’ customers would gain from “the synergistic technologies, advanced service offerings, and the global reach of our two companies.”
“Hagenburger and Allied both have developed their own special refractory technology over many decades,” commented managing director Klaus Hagenburger. “Over the past years we have had a successful relationship that has been built on mutual respect and trust. This partnership will continue to allow us to provide the very best products and service to our customers as well as the best culture and future conditions for our employees.”