Performance Ceramics & Refractories at a Glance
A strong international group Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories (PCR) leads the industry in the design, development and manufacturing of the highest performing solutions for extreme operating conditions. We strive to deliver value through our global technical expertise and the long-term partnerships we form with our customers.
Our employees are committed to delivering the best solutions and services to meet the unique material and engineering needs of our customers. Ceramic & refractory solutions for broad industrial applications provide an end-to-end solution for your business.
Our performance ceramic (advanced / fine ceramic) solutions cover every industrial kiln & furnaces, specialty ceramics, burner solution for industrial heating, wear resistance applications: mining, bulk handling in iron & steel making, and many more, wine & beer filtration, industrial filtration, armor, metrology, labware, and many more demanding applications which rely on high performance ceramic material characteristics.
Our performance refractory solutions are designed and manufactured to overcome operational challenges in metallurgical applications. Refractory bricks, tiles, castable and mortars for every equipment are used for ironmaking, steelmaking, primary aluminium, copper, zinc galvanizing, foundry, carbon black, petrochemicals, and also Waste-to-Energy (WtE).
With over a century of experience, Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories transitioned to the business it is today through several leading worldwide ceramics and refractory producers, which include:
- SEPR (1929)
- Savoie Refractaires (1985)
- Corhart (1987)
- Norton Company (1990)
- Carborundum (1996)
- Cesiwid (1997)
- AnnaWerk (1999)
- Toshiba Monofrax (2003)