RHI: Plans for New Plant in the US

IndustrialsIndustrial Goods ♦ Published: July 4, 2011; 11:49 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian producer of refractory materials intends to open a new factory in the US. In the long run, bricks for the North American market will be produced locally.

RHI: Plans for New Plant in the US / Picture: © Vindobona.org

RHI is planning to open a new plant in the US. “We need to have another factory in the next six to twelve months. We lack the refractory bricks for the local business”, CEO Henning Jensen said in an interview. The company currently operates only two smaller factories for special products in the US; the other materials have to be imported. Refractory bricks account for one third of…