News on Koch Knight LLC
KOCH KNIGHT LLC ACQUIRES FUZION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.’S DURO™ BRAND
CORROSION-PROOF CERAMIC BRICK LINE
EAST CANTON, Ohio — Koch
Knight LLC, a world leader in corrosion solutions with capabilities in state-of-the-art
ceramics and plastic materials manufacturing, as well as acid-resistant
construction and engineering, today announces its intent to purchase the DURO™ product
line assets of Fuzion Technologies, Inc. (Memphis, Tennessee).
“The DURO product line represents
an expansion of products that we can provide to the corrosion resistant market
and expands our customer base in a variety of industries including global
installers,” said Matthew Thayer, vice president of Koch Knight. “Combined with
Koch Knight’s capabilities and market presence, we felt this was an excellent
fit and look forward to offering these products to our new and existing customers.”
Koch Knight is part of Koch
Chemical Technology Group, LLC, a
diverse group of companies serving refiners and chemical companies,
municipalities, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, food and dairy, automotive,
utility, and other process industry customers. Koch
Knight’s products and services are widely used in corrosive chemical processing
equipment and high temperature VOC abatement applications.
Technologies, Inc. is one of America’s leading refractory products companies. After
the sale of the DURO™ product line, Fuzion will continue to provide a full
range of refractory materials for a wide variety of industries, including
cement and lime, iron, steel, paper and pulp, chemical, glass, energy,
aluminum, and other non-ferrous metal industries.
Freeport Brick Division
purchased the DURO™ product line from Harbison Walker in 1983. All manufacturing of the DURO™ product line
will be moved to Koch Knight’s East Canton, Ohio, location from the Pittsburgh
area, where DURO bricks have been manufactured for the past 80 years.
Future inquiries can be
sent to Bill Emberg at 724-295-2800, ext. 219.
Terms of the deal were not