With its history dating back to the late 1940s, Magma Ceramics, whilst retaining some of the most traditional materials still to this day, has invested and developed more modern materials and manufacturing methods to meet the ever-increasing demands of the world's modern manufacturing industries.
Magma Ceramics first formed in 2010 and was born out of a management buy out of the Dyson Precision Ceramics company, formerly Zedmark Refractories, based in Dewsbury UK, from the Dyson Industries group.
With a long history in refractory materials, Magma Ceramics opened its Vietnamese facility in 2012, adding a globally competitive plant manufacturing quality, chemical cast, fired refractory shapes.
In 2014, Magma formed a joint venture with Morgan Advanced Materials and acquired its Thermal Ceramics UK, Fired Shapes production facility based in Wirral. By this acquisition, Magma Ceramics now added thixotropic casting, freeze casting, hydraulic pressing, isostatic pressing and slip casting to form an impressive range of forming methods for its refractory shapes production.
In 2017, Magma Ceramics further expanded its portfolio of product offerings by the acquisition of Eco Technical Ceramics, a very well-established vacuum formed fibre shapes facility, based in Bolton. With many synergies, Magma Ceramics was now able to offer its customers complimentary insulating fibre shapes in an extensive range of sizes in both RCF and Bio-Soluble materials.