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76 Years Delivering Industrial Ceramics and Refractories

We are established specialists in the supply of industrial technical ceramics and refractories. Our business operates in all industrial sectors requiring these products with over 2000 customers in more than 75 countries. 

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Anderman Industrial Ceramics (est. 1947) delivers ceramic and refractory solutions to markets in special metals melting, heat treatment processes, heavy industry and electrical insulation. We have diversified, in recent years, into new markets including petrochemical, glass and alternative energy production.

Main Industries Served

  • Metal Production
  • Industrial Heating
  • Chemical Processing & Refining
  • Cement, Glass and other associated heavy industries
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Research and Development

Key Applications


Many compositions of ceramic and refractory are supplied. The choice of material is dependent on the application conditions and the manufacturing technology utilized in the ceramic part production. Whilst not possible to list all material combinations a selection of materials supplied are listed below

  • Alumina
  • Zirconia
  • Boron Nitride
  • Mullite
  • Steatite
  • Silicon Carbide
  • Electro fused Silica
  • Magnesia Carbon
  • Quartz
  • Cordierite
  • Corundum
  • Plus others

Many Years Expertise

For more than 76 years we have supported ceramic and refractory users to be more efficient and productive. We have established a global network of specialist manufacturers and technologies. This enables supply of quality industrial ceramics and refractory products needed for many applications including (but not limited to) molten metal flow control systems, furnace linings and construction, ceramic crucibles and tubes, kiln furniture and custom-made parts and components.

Each of our manufacturing sites has its own material and manufacturing technologies. This enables us to consider a variety of options, even when your problem seems insurmountable. If the current market cannot give you a solution, we will call on specialist R&D capabilities to develop one for you. 

Anderman & Company Ltd UK, and its subsidiary in USA Anderman Ceramics Inc, was first awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification on 18th December 2020. This certification covers all business conducted from our UK and USA offices. 

With our in-depth knowledge of processes and industrial ceramics materials – alumina to zirconia, and many in between – we will help you solve the challenges you face. Perhaps you are tackling supply shortages or experiencing downtime caused by contamination, corrosion or wear and a change of material is required.

Whatever it is, contact us now.  We will help.  

Deep Commitment

When you operate in the rigorous and highly regulated world of aerospace, automotive, power generation or glass production, you need a supplier partner with the highest levels of attention to detail. That is why our directors and technical advisers have flown several millions of air miles to meet with customers face to face. We work best when we have a detailed understanding of your operation. And we back that up with round-the-clock support from our global sales offices for all our industrial ceramics products and services.

This dedication comes from our CEO, Dr John Verrier. His commitment to quality and cost control stems from his very first project working with GEC & Rolls-Royce.

Contact us today.  See how our expertise gives you a competitive edge.