Welcome to our Insight blog where you will find stories and announcements that pertain to the industries Pyrotek serves, from aluminium to zinc galvanizing to glass to acoustics to battery materials and more.
Major Foundry in Spain Installs Pyrotek Degassing Units to Optimize Metal Treatment
by David Cole and Saul Gracia Villacampa | 31 January 2023
MAPSA Has Chosen Pyrotek for Advanced Degassing Technology Expansion.
USA Plant Recruitment Videos Earn Telly Award
by David Cole | 12 July 2022
The USA manufacturing plant videos, produced last year by Pyrotek Global Marketing to support critical ongoing recruitment efforts and promote the facilities more broadly, are the recipient of a 2022 Telly Award.
Pyrotek Receives Contractor Award from Constellium Muscle Shoals
by David Cole | 7 June 2022
Constellium Muscle Shoals' aluminium manufacturing operation in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA, presented Pyrotek with a "Contractor of the Year Award," following molten metal furnace refractory relining and maintenance work. Since 2015, Pyrotek's refractory services team has been providing refractory linings for furnaces, crucibles, and troughs for Constellium Muscle Shoals.
Blansko Earns Renewable Energy Certificate
by David Cole | 17 May 2022
As the European aluminium industry keeps pushing suppliers to be more "green," Pyrotek Blansko is already in a great position to meet targets as leaders there have made sure operations run sustainably using renewable energy sources.
Anovion Launches as a Leader in the North American Battery Materials Supply Chain Bringing Proven Anode Technologies and Over 140 Years of History in Synthetic Graphite Production
Anovion launches as a leader in the North American battery materials supply chain through the combination of key assets contributed by affiliates of Amsted Graphite Materials, a world leader in graphite materials science, and the acquisition of Pyrotek’s battery materials division, a manufacturer of synthetic graphite anode material critical for lithium-ion batteries.
EnerSys and Pyrotek Team Up to Compete in AFWERX Energy Showcase
by David Cole | 20 January 2021
Pyrotek and EnerSys are combining decades of technical experience and U.S.A.-manufacturing capabilities to provide an advanced, high-energy, zero-volt capable, lithium-ion battery system to meet the demands of U.S. space resiliency and deliver top performance in the space warfighting domain.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Pyrotek’s Machined Graphite Parts for Float Glass
by David Cole | 10 December 2020
Pyrotek is known internationally for its high-quality precision machined graphite parts for float glass operations. These graphite parts are relied upon to make the highest quality architectural and automotive glass products.
Pyrotek Works Closely with Cometal Engineering At New Alu Menziken Casthouse in Romania
by David Cole | 15 July 2020
Convinced of Pyrotek's high-performance solutions, Cometal turns to Pyrotek for the best technology in launder systems, filtration, degassing and refining.
Sherbrooke — 40 years of Innovation
by David Cole | 24 February 2020
Two Pyrotek employees were recently honored for their specific contributions and decades of dedication going back to the very beginning of the Sherbrooke R&D Center.
Pyrotek Precision Machining Delivers as Team
by David Cole | 6 January 2020
Pyrotek Precision Machining has a lot of versatility because of its technology and the experience and training of the team. It has machined parts for multiple other industries and will continue to do so for customers in industries like oil and gas, automotive, aerospace, agriculture and many others.
Pyrotek Builds New Dubai Manufacturing Plant
by David Cole | 28 September 2019
The new Pyrotek plant will focus on manufacturing several major product lines and provide faster delivery of specific customized products in the region.
Pyrotek’s Converted Equalizing Axial Cooled Hanger Boosts Pack-to-Melt Ratio
by David Cole | 12 April 2019
Pyrotek’s patented converted equalizing axial cooled hanger is being utilized by container glass plants around the world to reduce maintenance downtime and optimize pack-to-melt (PTM) production ratios.
Pyrotek Contributing to Large Rail Car Project in Indonesia
by David Cole | 1 February 2019
The customer, PT Industri Kereta Api (INKA), based in Madiun, East Java, Indonesia, is a new customer that made its first purchase order with Pyrotek late last year.
Pyrotek Offers Coatings for Aluminium Operations
by David Cole | 10 January 2019
Pyrotek has more than 30 core coating products, with a variety suited for the aluminium industry. They can be applied to anything in contact with molten aluminium.
Pyrotek Zinc Recovery System Vs. Old Ball-Mill Process
by David Cole | 14 December 2018
With the acquisition of an MZR-2000 zinc-recovery unit, with a capacity of 2000 kilograms (4400 pounds), plants could decommission their dross mills.