In Großalmerode the seat of Aug. Gundlach KG, crucibles have been manufactured since the 16th century and the ancestors of the Gundlach family played an important role in it. Today Aug Gundlach is the only company group which still produces crucibles and accessories in Germany and which has always remained independent.
The Aug. Gundlach KG presently employs about 100 people in the parent company. More than 75% of the production is exported to foundries world-wide. Customers in more than 78 countries are supplied with refractories, ceramics and foundry materials produced by the Gundlach group. The customers benefit from a wide range of products, complementary to each other, a constant and reliable quality and a superior after sales service.
Together with own sales agencies and representations Gundlach has built up a strong and reliable international network which takes advantage of the strength of each of these independent companies. By an exchange of experience, common training of employees, joint purchases and sales activities, as well as an intelligent combination of assortments the group is able to offer a wide range of products. All these advantages together guarantee a constant quality and a progressive technological development which does not only result in improving existing products, but also in the invention of new products.
The range of products begins with a 30 g crucible for the melting of gold up to a 5 ton crucible. Crucibles are available for all kinds and sizes of furnaces. Accessories like nozzles for continuous casting, stoppers, launders, plungers, ladle bowls, pyrometer tubes and special products to drawing complete the assortment.
The fields of application are:
- Fittings construction
- Automobile industry
- Electronic and semiconductor technics
- Electrical engineering
- Foundries for iron and non-ferrous metals
- Laboratory instruments construction
- Engineering construction
- Engine construction
- Textile machine construction
- Tool and machine tool construction