Refractron Technologies Corp. has acquired XYLON Ceramic Materials, Inc., expanding its technology and product bases in both controlled porosity and densely structured ceramics. XYLON will operate as a division of Refractron, and production will relocate to a new 17,000-square-foot addition to Refractron's 60,0000-square-foot headquarters facility in Newark, N.Y. A research and development center will be maintained at the Ceramic Corridor Innovation Center (CCIC), near the New York State College of Ceramics in Alfred. The R&D center will be under the direction of Dr. Nicholas Burlingame.
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