News from CERAMIFOR
CERAMIFOR successfully completed its quality management system certification under ISO 9001:2008 standard.
The certificate is issued by TÜV Rheinland/DE for manufacturing, repair, assembling and commissioning, maintenance and commercialization of thermal processing equipment. The standard for quality management systems ISO 9001 is one of the best known standards issued by ISO – International Organization for Standardization. The implementation of the quality management system and its ISO certification is one of CERAMIFOR’s strategic guidelines, reinforcing the company’s values: costumer focus, seeking for long lasting relationships and emphasis of continuous innovation and development. CERAMIFOR was awarded to supply two tunnel kilns and one shuttle kiln for sanitaryware production in Algeria. This acquisition is part of an important modernization project, with a high requirement of the equipment performance and efficiency. Daily production exceeds 2000 and 2500 pieces for the tunnel kilns, while the capacity of the shuttle kiln is over 100 m³. All kilns assure reduced energy consumption and high temperature uniformity. To meet
the customer‘s needs all kilns are equipped with the latest technology regarding insulation, combustion, control and regulation which are key areas for CERAMIFOR’s permanent R&D. This international project strengths CERAMIFOR`s position as a global reference for high performance kilns as a result of its effort in constant research and development. Last, but not least, CERAMIFOR expanded its facilities with an additional 1800 m2. This new area allows a restructuration in the manufacturing area with benefits for its flexibility and capacity. The R&D efforts were also reinforced with the recruitment of two engineers that will decrease the development time for projects regarding control systems and thermal processes.