Carbolite GmbH, the German sales organisation of the British company Carbolite Ltd., and Gero Hochtemperaturöfen GmbH & Co. KG have announced that as of January 2015 the companies will merge to form Carbolite-Gero GmbH & Co. KG.
The new company will provide a portfolio of furnaces and ovens covering a temperature range from 30°C to 3000°C. Systems for applications in vacuum and under different atmospheres will be part of the offering as well as high temperature furnaces with tungsten, molybdenum or graphite insulation.
Both companies are part of the Dutch Verder Group and as a result of the merger will become an increasingly important player in the heat technology industry. Following the merger the production area at the company’s headquarters in Neuhausen near Stuttgart will be increased. A new customer centre is also planned that showcase the company’s range of laboratory and industrial furnaces to visitors.