CUMI to close bubble zirconia plant and alumina factory in South Africa
Published: Monday, 15 June 2015
The refractories company has decided to shut down two facilities in South Africa and is shifting its equipment to India, as the operations turned out to be less profitable than expected.
India-based abrasive and global
refractories supplier Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI) has
announced that it is shutting down and relocating its bubble
zirconia operations and its Thukela Refractories facility,
which produces alumina, from South Africa to India due to
technical, labour and financial problems.
M M Murufappan, vice chairman of the...