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Agencies & Cooperations

As a mid-sized company we understand: transparency and trustful relations are irreplaceable – particularly in the world of raw materials. Most of our co-operations with suppliers and service providers have been in place for many years.

Should you be interested to learn more about a cooperation with us:

BAKELITE SYNTHETICS, Germany

Bakelite Synthetics has a wide portfolio of phenolic-, melamin- and urea-resins, and is regarded as one of the leading firms in their industry.

>Product: Phenolic resin

Miroslaw Shuk

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-75

shuk@cofermin.de

FOSKOR ZIRCONIA, South Africa

Since the year 2002 COFERMIN has been working with Foskor in the area of zircon oxide. The material is used in various industries, amongst others in refractories as well as in technical ceramics and the foundry industry.

>Product: Zircon oxide

Kerstin Reiner

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-60

reiner@cofermin.de

ELKEM, Norway

Elkem ist one of the World's leading providers of material solutions. They have developed silicones, silicone-products and carbon product solutions. COFERMIN is proud to be able to work as Elkem's agent for their extended microsilica and additive range for the refractory industry in selected markets.

>Product: Microsilica

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

Miroslaw Shuk

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-75

shuk@cofermin.de

FERRO DUO, Germany

Ferro Duo is a real specialist when it comes to the circular economy. Ferro Duo sources, captures and produces high-quality products from industrial by-products and waste-streams. As such they are one of the most experienced partners when it comes to raw material recycling.

>Product: Iron-II-sulphate

Benjamin Konn

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-14

konn@cofermin.de

Vilnohirsk Mining and Metallurgical Plant (VMMP), Ukraine

Europe's only source of heavy minerals such as zircon silicate, rutilesand, disthen-sillimanite and illmenite is located in the Ukraine. COFERMIN has been working with Vilnohirks mine since 2000, and we have been selling and distributing their material into the main areas of application, i.e. ceramics, refractories, as well as zircon-based foundry coatings.

>Product: Zircon silicate, Rutilesand, Disthen-Sillimanite, Illmenite

Kerstin Reiner

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-60

reiner@cofermin.de

KTS – Kärlicher Ton & Schamottewerke, Germany

KTS has over 150 years experience in the mining and processing of clays and bentonites. They are our reliable partner when it comes to the processing, handling and storage of our many different grades and origins of silica fume materials. The processes are strictly controlled and certified by the relevant authorities.

>Product: Chamottes, Payroll service provider

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

KYANITE MINING, USA

Kyanite Mining Corporation (KMC) has been a long-standing partner and supplier of COFERMIN. KMC is well known for its high-grade kyanite and mullite, the qualities of which are unrivalled worldwide. KMC's products are used in the refractory industry, ceramics, investment casting, kiln furniture, foundries and other high-temperature applications.

>Product: Kyanite & Mullite

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

RAIN CARBON INC (formerly RÜTGERS), Germany

Rütgers, a subsidiary of Rain Carbon Inc., produces high quality pitch-products and -binders for various specialty applications. COFERMIN is a longstanding partner for the marketing and distribution of these products into Russia, Ukraine and China.

>Product: Pitch-binder

Haixia Pan

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-41

pan@cofermin.de

UBE MATERIAL INDUSTRIES, Japan

Since the early 2000s COFERMIN has been acting as agents for UBE Materials in Europe and CIS countries. Seawater Magnesia is produced synthetically from seawater and limestone via a complex process. Its primary applications are in refractory bricks, as well as in the ceramics, dental and cosmetics industries.

>Product: Seawater Magnesia (UBE, Japan)

Kerstin Reiner

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-60

reiner@cofermin.de

PENTACARBON, Germany

PentaCarbon produces different grades of carbon black at two separate production sites, and can draw on decade-long experience in the production, technical selling and offering of tailored solutions around carbon black qualities. COFERMIN supports PentaCarbon in the marketing of its high-grade carbon blacks, in China and the overall Asia-Pacific region.

>Product: CarbonBlack

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

Haixia Pan

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-41

pan@cofermin.de

BIKITA MINERALS, Zimbabwe

Bikita Minerals ist currently the World's only largescale producer of Petalite - a lithium mineral primarily used for technical applications. The main uses of Petalite are in ceramics, glass-ceramics as well as in the glass industry. We are international agents and marketing partners for Bikita's Minerals' petalite.

>Product: Petalite

Jan Freynik

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-42

freynik@cofermin.de

ALMATIS, Germany

Through more than 100 years of experience in the area of aluminas, Almatis is the leading developer, producer and supplier of highgrade aluminium oxide products in the World. We are proud to be their marketing partner in selected markets.

>Product: Premium Alumina

Miroslaw Shuk

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-75

shuk@cofermin.de

RW Silicium, Germany

COFERMIN has been responsible for recycling a disused silicate dust dump in southern Germany for more than ten years. The result of the innovative process developed under our leadership is a high-quality, certified secondary raw material for the construction materials industry. Silica Fume "RWRC Haldensilicate" represents a reliable, available and inexpensive alternative for consumers in a market which is otherwise characterized by strong price fluctuations and occasional delivery bottlenecks.

>Product: Silica fume / RWRC

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

ANDALUSITE RESOURCES, South Africa

In 2004 COFERMIN took over the exclusive distribution of Andalusite with the brand name Marlusit, produced by Andalusite Resources in Thabazimbi, South Africa. Since then we have developed over 200 customers in the refractory industry worldwide. In addition, we have completely rebuilt promising markets in China and India for our principal.

>Product: Andalusite

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

HAFSIL, Norway

We have been successfully marketing atomized ferrosilicon 15 (FeSi 15) for over 25 years, and for more than 10 years as a worldwide contractual partner of Hafsil AS. FeSi 15 is mainly used in the wet processing of high-quality scrap and ores (chrome ore, magnesite, fluorspar, etc.) by means of sink and float systems; often also as milled qualities and / or used in combination with magnetite from Norway.

>Product: Atomized FeSi 15

Bernhard Krüger

Managing Director

+49 201-12538-31

krueger@cofermin.de

ASFOUR, Egypt

Asfour, an Egyptian producer of chamotte-based raw materials and refractory products, is our partner for “Low Grade Alumina” minerals, which we supply to the refractory industry in Europe. The main products of the portfolio are kaolin-based refractory chamottes, acidic chamottes and lightweight chamottes.

>Product: Chamottes

Konstantin Moog

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-43

moog@minerals.de

IBAR NORDESTE, Brazil

IBAR Nordeste is a Brazilian manufacturer of calcined and sintered magnesia. We have been the sales agent for IBAR products in Europe and the CIS countries for various applications in the refractory, welding material and other industries since 2016.

>Product: Magnesia

Kerstin Reiner

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-60

reiner@cofermin.de

BAUTEK MINERAIS INDUSTRIAS, Brazil

BAUTEK processes high-quality and pure raw bauxite from Barro Alto, Goiás, Brazil into various products for the construction material, water treatment, refractory, cement and welding powder industries. With its own plants and three operational locations in Brazil, BAUTEK is now one of the most important manufacturers of bauxite for non-metallurgical applications outside of China. We have been the exclusive sales agent since 2018.

>Product: Bauxite

Dirk Auge

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-40

auge@cofermin.de

CESKE LUPKOVE ZAVODY, Czech Republic

We have been working together for a long time in the marketing of high-quality special chamottes in German foundries and in welding flux production.

>Product: Foundry chamotte

Bernhard Krüger

Managing Director

+49 201-12538-31

krueger@cofermin.de

TITANIA, Norway

We look back on over 50 years of close cooperation in the worldwide marketing of magnetite, obtained as a by-product of an Ilmenite production. It is mainly used for wet processing of coal, scrap and minerals by means of sink and float systems; and in other markets as a foundry aid or filler.

>Product: Magnetite

Bernhard Krüger

Managing Director

+49 201-12538-31

krueger@cofermin.de

SAMANCOR, South Africa

Samancor Chrome is the world's largest ferrochrome producer. Samancor also produces significant amounts of chrome ore in special grades for the global market. COFERMIN has been a partner in marketing, sales and distribution for many years.

>Product: Chrome ores

Tim Scholten

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-43878-18

scholten@cofermin.de

QUIBORAX, Chile

Quiborax S.A. based in Arica, Chile is one of the world's leading producers of boric acid. The Arica plant has been producing boric acid at an altitude of 1,680 meters above sea level since 1986. The COFERMIN Group has been acting as OR with regards to REACH for Quiborax since 2019, and has taken over the distribution of boric acid in Europe.

>Product: Boric Acid

Celina Krienke

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-17

krienke@cofermin.de

FLUORSID, Italy

Fluorsid is one of the leading manufacturers of inorganic fluorochemicals. Together with Fluorsid, COFERMIN mainly supplies aluminum fluoride for non-ferrous metallurgy and synthetic cryolite for the production of metallurgy aids, abrasives, glass and glazes.

>Product: Cryolite

Benjamin Konn

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-14

konn@cofermin.de

BAJA YUCCA Company, USA

Baja Yucca Company is a GMP + certified manufacturer of plant extracts such as Yucca Schidigera and / or Quillaja saponaria, which are ingredients in animal feed with the purpose of reducing NH3 emissions.

>Product: Yucca schidigera / Quillaja saponaria

Derk Proff

Managing Director

+49 201-799872-12

proff@cofermin.de

LEVERTON, England

Leverton is a leading european manufacturer of lithium salts, which COFERMIN distributes in the DACH region.

>Product: Lithium salts

Benjamin Konn

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-14

konn@cofermin.de

KMT Polymers, Turkey

Since 2020, COFERMIN has been representing the Turkish manufacturer KMT Polymers Ltd for high quality and high performance dispersant polymers, which are mainly used in the formulation of superplasticizers for the concrete admixture industry.

>Product: Polycarboxylate (PCNEX)

Benjamin Konn

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-14

konn@cofermin.de

KEMI PINE ROSINS, Portugal

KEMI PINE is a Portuguese manufacturer of rosin resins. The plant is located in Cantanhede. We have been the exclusive distribution partner of KEMI PINE in the DACH region since 2019.

>Product: Rosin resins esters and compounds

Celina Krienke

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-17

krienke@cofermin.de

GUM Chemical, Portugal

Gum Chemical is a Portuguese manufacturer of rosin resins. The plant is located in Cantanhede with an annual distillation capacity of 360,000 tons. We have been the exclusive distribution partner of Gum Chemical in the DACH region since 2019.

>Product: Gum resin

Celina Krienke

Sales & Marketing Manager

+49 201-799872-17

krienke@cofermin.de

Lanxess, Germany

LANXESS is one of the world's leading producers of inorganic pigments. The company has been producing chromium oxide in its plant in Krefeld-Uerdingen for 80 years. In 2009 we took over the marketing of LANXESS chromium oxide for niche applications and was able to acquire numerous new customers around the World.

>Product: Chrome oxide

Ulrich Grunow

Managing Director

+49 201-799872-10

grunow@cofermin.de