Ceramic Industry

Refractron Technologies Acquires ACI

November 27, 2003

Refractron Technologies Corp. has acquired Advanced Ceramics, Inc. (ACI) of Painted Post, N.Y. ACI will operate as a division of Refractron, and ACI founder Craig Wright has been named manager of Precision Ceramic Machining. The addition of ACI expands Refractron's in-house machining capabilities. ACI's production equipment has been relocated to new space within Refractron's 77,000-square-foot office and manufacturing facility in Newark, N.Y. "We are pleased with this acquisition and the expanded precision machining capabilities it brings to our company," said Robert J. Stanton, Refractron chairman.

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