ESK Ceramics is a world-leading supplier of advanced ceramic products for industrial applications, and a specialist in the field of nickel dispersion coatings.
Our extensive range of materials comprises borides, carbides and nitrides, for example boron carbide, boron nitride, silicon carbide, silicon nitride or titanium diboride.
Ceramic materials for the automotive industry
ESK's product portfolio includes 18 registered trademarks and 10 specialised, applications-oriented ceramic materials used by customers from over 30 industries around the world. Our materials and services are used by companies from numerous sectors, such as the automotive and electronics industries, mechanical and plant engineering, metallurgy and fluid handling. In cooperation with customers and international research institutes, we continually develop innovative product solutions and enable novel manufacturing processes in various industries.
ESK is committed to cost-optimised manufacturing processes through extensive productivity and knowledge management. With our innovation management, we also ensure efficient production workflows, continually develop new products and thereby open the way to new fields of application. Our extremely high quality and consultancy standards make us the optimum development partner for market-oriented innovations.
Sustainability is an important part of our business policy. For ESK, that not only means high quality standards but also the efficient utilization of resources and reliable and environmentally-friendly products and manufacturing processes. Safety at the workplace also takes a high priority at ESK.
ESK has an integrated management system. Our quality and environmental management is certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, and surface engineering to ISO 16949.
High performance ceramics manufacturer
ESK was founded in 1922 and now employs over 620 people at Kempten (Allgäu/South Germany). Since August 2004, ESK has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Ceradyne. Inc. (CRDN), which is based in Costa Mesa (California, USA) and publicly listed on the US NASDAQ technology stock exchange. Ceradyne has over 2067 employees at a total of 16 sites worldwide. Its sales in 2010 reached $403m. As globally successful manufacturers of technical, high-performance ceramics, Ceradyne and ESK are ideal partners, unleashing synergies to the benefit of customers.