Ceramic Industry

Refractron Acquires XYLON Ceramic Materials

April 30, 2002
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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