Partnering opportunity

Macedonian producer of refractory materials seeks distributors

Summary

A Macedonian company with 70 years of experience in manufacturing high-quality refractory materials, is one of the leading refractory materials providers in the region, supplying fire-clay and high alumina refractory materials to industrial clients in Macedonia and the Balkan regions, as well as Russia and Ukraine. In order to expand into new foreign markets, the company would like to offer its wide range of products to new clients worldwide under a distribution services agreement.

Partner sought

The company is interested in cooperation with experienced and reliable distributors, wholesalers, importers from related industry sectors . The partner’s role under distribution service agreement - purchase of the company’s products for further retail or wholesale reselling.

Description

The Macedonian factory is well distinguished as one of the leading refractory materials providers in the region and has currently around 130 employees. Established in 1949 and privatized in 2004, the company supplies large and well known industrial end users primarily in Macedonia and the Balkan countries, as well as Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere. The company is a producer of both alumina and magnesia refractory products - formed (refractory bricks) and granular (refractory masses, mortars, concrete), and is among notably few producers that produce and offer both production programs. The factory produces a wide range of refractory products; fireclay and high alumina refractory materials; baked magnesia, magnesia-chromite and magnesia-spinel refractory materials, magnesia, magnesia-chromite and magnesia-spinel ramming and torket masses; magnesia and magnesia-chromite mortars; resin-bonded magnesia carbon and alumina-magnesia carbon bricks. With a production capacity of around 26.000 tons of refractory materials per year, the factory`s products are primarily intended for the international markets. The refractory products are applied in various industrial sectors such as: steel, alumina, cement and lime industries, power plants, refineries, glass and ceramic industry, non-ferrous metals and ferroalloys industry etc. The company looks forward to expand cooperation with a wide variety of industrial companies, distributors and wholesalers of their products under the distribution services agreement.

Advantages and innovations

The company constantly innovates and develops new branded refractory products catering to the requirements of customers and practices a robust Quality Management System in conformity with the requirements of ISO 9001: 2008 . The company is in the process of applying for certification under the ISO 14001 for its sustained environment related practices. The location of the production facilities and the fact that there are no similar producers of refractory products in the region coupled with the customer service oriented supplies derived from the diversified product portfolio provides it a competitive advantage. The company invests into by experienced and professional staff engaged in diversified sustainable operations. The company has a great production capacity and its products are primarily intended for international clients.

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