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Dalmia Bharat Group strengthens its Refractories portfolio for Iron, Steel & Cement industries
Signs MoU with Seven Refractories for Monolithic Range

New Delhi, 16th August 2016: The Refractories business of Dalmia Bharat Group has entered into an agreement with Seven Refractories to develop and supply a wide range of Monolithic refractories for the Indian market.

With over sixty years of experience in Refractories, Dalmia Bharat group is a preferred partner for refractory bricks and solutions for Indian industry, while Seven Refractories is a leading and fast growing European player in monolithic refractories. The co-operation agreement is intended to lead to a joint venture between Dalmia and Seven.

“We are committed to bringing the most advanced solutions to our customers across iron, steel and cement industries. This partnership will combine the strengths of both companies to provide customized solutions with the latest monolithic refractory technology combined with quicker deliveries and localized services,” said Sameer Nagpal, CEO-Refractories, Dalmia Bharat Group.

“We are excited to spread our presence in the fast-growing Indian market by partnering with a company that has earned the trust of customers through its knowledge and decades-old experience”, said Erik Zobec, Group President, Seven Refractories. “In previous projects in India, we have built up excellent references and gained a thorough understanding of the specific requirements of the market,” he added.

About the Refractories business of Dalmia Bharat Group:
The Refractories business of Dalmia Bharat Group comprises two specialty companies - OCL Refractories, a leading supplier to domestic and international steel plants, and Dalmia Refractories (previously Shri Nataraj Ceramics and Chemical Industries Ltd), a pioneer in high alumina refractory bricks for the Indian cement industry.
The Refractories business has four manufacturing plants in India, one in China, a Technology Center and sales representatives at strategic locations around the world. With a wide range of refractory products and services, the business caters to Iron & Steel, Cement, Glass, Copper and Petrochemical industries.

About Seven Refractories:
Headquartered in Divača/Slovenia, Seven Refractories offers one of the largest and most advanced portfolio of monolithic refractory materials, complemented by project management and exhaustive modern installation knowledge.
With a newly expanded plant in Slovenia, a green-field plant starting at year end in Kazakhstan and seven international subsidiaries and numerous agencies, Seven serves over 300 top customers in 40 different countries.