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Calderys India (ACE Calderys Limited)


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Company Profile
A world leader in monolithic refractories, Calderys delivers top flight refractory products manufactured in its 18 production facilities spanning across 15 countries. Along with the materials, the company provides design, installation, maintenance, and repair service support as well. The comprehensive and strong performing product portfolio of Calderys is the result of innovative concepts, technological expertise, and over 100 years experience in the refractory business. Calderys is a reliable innovative refractory solution supplier that delivers consistent quality and brings you performance you can trust.www.refwin.com
Born from the merger between Plibrico International and Lafarge Refractories in 2005, Calderys is a key player in the refractory market. With over 100 years of experience behind Calderys refractory solutions, the company continues to push innovation and product performance.www.refwin.com
1908 www.refwin.com
Lafarge, worldwide leader in the Cement industry, invents and patents aluminous cement with refractory qualities suitable for a wide range of applicationswww.refwin.com
1914 www.refwin.com
In the US, William A.L. Schaefer develops the first monolithic refractory and creates the Pliable Firebrick Company, which is also known as Plibricowww.refwin.com
1931 www.refwin.com
Plibrico registers in London and begins European expansionwww.refwin.com
1937 www.refwin.com
Plibrico opens for business in Sweden with the launch of Plibrico Scandinavia ABwww.refwin.com
1938 www.refwin.com
Lafarge creates subsidiary wholly devoted to the marketing of refractories.www.refwin.com
In 1951 www.refwin.com
The subsidiary is officially named Sécar (Société d’étude et de conseil pour appareillage réfractaire—Refractory equipment studies and consultancy)www.refwin.com
1952 www.refwin.com
Plibrico establishes itself in the Netherlands with the founding of Plibrico Netherlandswww.refwin.com
1955 www.refwin.com
Launch of Plibrico’s first European production site in Neuwied, Germanywww.refwin.com
1958 www.refwin.com
Plibrico enters the Austrian market. The Austrian subsidiary is later renamed Plibrico G.m.b.H..www.refwin.com
1970-1980 www.refwin.com
Continuing its expansion on the refractories market, Lafarge acquires shares in two of its competitors, Prost and Schlumberger, by taking over its subsidiary CEC. Both companies grow and are reorganized under Lafargewww.refwin.com
1980 www.refwin.com
Creation of Lafarge Réfractaireswww.refwin.com
1990-1992 www.refwin.com
Set-up of Lafarge Réfractaires’ first Asian production facility in Taiwanwww.refwin.com
1996 www.refwin.com
Imerys acquires Plibrico Internationalwww.refwin.com
Lafarge Monolithique opens business in Japan and Scandinavia, where it acquires Svenska Höganas AB. The companies merge under the name of Lafarge Svenska Höganas AB.www.refwin.com
1998 www.refwin.com
Plibrico acquires the Valle family’s refractories production plant in South Africa. Lafarge Monolithiques buys Basalt-Feuerfest GmbH (Germany)www.refwin.com
2001 www.refwin.com
Lafarge Refractories enters the Australian market with the purchase of Hanlon Refractorywww.refwin.com
2005 www.refwin.com
Plibrico International & Lafarge Refractories merge to become Calderys. Calderys acquires QA Refractories (South Africa)www.refwin.com
2007 www.refwin.com
Calderys acquires ACE Refractories, the leading Indian monolithic manufacturer. The company is renamed ACE Calderys. Calderys opens its first plant in China in Zhangijiagang.www.refwin.com
2008 www.refwin.com
Acquisition of Svenska Silikaverken AB, a monolithic company active in Sweden Norway and Finland. CALDERYS streamlines and renames its product portfolio.The New CALDE TM brand is launched alongside the already established international trademarks SILICA MIX and ALKON® Calderys acquires the South African B&B company, specialized in monolithic castable installation.