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Company Overview of Minteq International Inc.

Company Overview

Minteq International Inc. manufactures and supplies shotcrete, refractory material, engineered refractory lining systems, metallurgical wire products, bulk calcium and calcium alloy products, refractory measurement systems, and carbon products. The company offers monolithic refractories for iron, steel, non-ferrous metals, minerals processing, and glass markets; refractory solutions for aluminum, including transfer ladle refractories and equipment, top charge circular melter products, rectangular reverb melter products, holding furnace refractories, and troughs and runners refractories; pre-heater and pre-calciner products, riser products and equipment, kiln products and equipment, and coole...

35 Highland Avenue

Bethlehem, PA 18017-9482

United States

Founded in 1992





Key Executives for Minteq International Inc.

Chairman of Minerals Technologies Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of Minerals Technologies Inc.
Age: 69
Managing Director
Vice President of Corporate Development and Treasury
Vice President of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Minteq International Inc. Key Developments

Minteq International Enters into Agreement with Big River Steel to Supply Metallurgical Wire

Minerals Technologies Inc. announced that Minteq International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, has signed a long-term agreement with Big River Steel LLC for the supply of Minteq's metallurgical wire and wire injection equipment at Big River's new, greenfield steel mill in Osceola, Arkansas. Under the terms of the agreement, Minteq will supply Big River with metallurgical wire and equipment for five years beginning in the third quarter of 2016. Combined with the Compact Lance Unit (CLUTM), Big River will utilize injection of Minteq's PFERROCAL(R) solid-core calcium wire to ensure dispersion of calcium release and recovery in the molten steel.

Minteq International Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Minerals Technologies Inc. announced that it has named Brett Argirakis Vice President, MTI, and Managing Director of Minteq International Inc., the company's Refractories business segment. Mr. Argirakis, who has served as Global Vice President & General Manager, Refractories, since 2011 will succeed Han Schut, who has left the company to pursue other interests. Mr. Argirakis will report to D.J. Monagle, Chief Operating Officer, Specialty Minerals and Refractories. John McDermott, Vice President & General Manager, Metallurgical Wire Products, will report to Mr. Monagle and Mr. Argirakis.

Minteq International Inc. Signs Agreement with Bhushan Steel Ltd. to Provide Cost-Per-Ton Steel Refractory Maintenance

Minerals Technologies Inc. announced that its Refractories business unit, Minteq International Inc., has signed an agreement with Bhushan Steel Ltd. of India, to provide cost-per-ton steel refractory maintenance for two of Bhushan's Basic Oxygen Furnaces at its new steel-making facility in Angul in the state of Orissa. This is the first CPT contract Minteq has signed in India. The three-year agreement provides for Total Refractory Maintenance for the BOF facility at Angul, which includes supply of refractory maintenance products and application of refractory material by Minteq's Steel Mill Service systems. The service system includes deployment of application team, supervision and application equipment. The five million metric ton per year steel mill is configured with two 180 metric ton BOFs, two 180T Conarc Furnaces, two ladle refining furnaces, a vacuum degassing system and slab casters. Minteq International currently services five BOF Plants in India, three of which have been added in 2014.

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