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UNITECR 2023: Keynotes and lecture program are taking shape. Speaker Habeck, Jaroni and Yogeshwar

“With our lead topic The Carbon Challenge we have defined three pillars for the UNITECR opening: political framework and customer orientation as well as resilience and sustainability”, explains Thomas Kaczmarek, who is responsible for the overall planning of the Refractory World Conference in Frankfurt.


UNITECR 2023: Gustav Eirich Award offers double prize money. Award ceremony in front of a good 1000 conference participants.

The refractory world is looking at UNITECR 2023 in Germany this year. The World Conference will take place in Frankfurt from September 27th to 29th, 2023. At this conference, the world's leading refractory manufacturers are expected, as well as their customers from the steel or cement industries and or from other segments with high-temperature processes in production.


UNITECR 2023: More than 250 Speaker in three days – that is breaking all records.

After eight years the German Refractory Industry is pleased to host the UNITECR World Conference again in Germany. The event opens from September 27th to 29th, 2023 in Frankfurt.


UNITECR 2023: Successfully addressing science and companies: Over 300 submissions for Technical Conference papers

After the global address, over 320 submissions for presentations were made for the UNITECR conference program. "With the great support in our worldwide network of associations and with the assistance from our media partners, but also through the help of our friends from the refractory industry and their viral distribution and sharing in the social networks, we have received a great deal of encouragement."


UNITECR 2023: Call-for-Papers is extended until 15th December 2022

Speakers are still being sought for the conference program. In the meantime, more than 150 submissions have been received from universities, research and development, refractory companies and customers from applications in the steel, cement and glass industries.


New Booklet for Exhibition and Sponsoring at UNITECR 2023

From 26th – 29th September 2023, the German Refractory Industry will welcome about 1.000 professionals from all over the world to UNITECR in Kap Europa Frankfurt. If companies want to present their range of services to these people they will find everything they need to do in the just launched booklet Exhibition and Sponsoring.


UNITECR 2023: Call-for-Papers

Refractory World Congress 2023: Call for speakers to present their lecture content by November 30, 2022


UNITECR 2023: Campaign launch in Chicago

Successful kick-off – invitation, topics and call for papers. The German Refractories Association (Deutsche Feuerfest-Industrie e.V., DFFI) is looking forward to hosting the Unified International Technical Conference on Refractories (UNITECR) in Germany next year.


German refractory industry to exhibit at the UNITECR international conference in Chicago

The German refractory industry is confident that 2022 will be a good year. Despite all protective measures against the pandemic and the still uncertain delivery delays with raw materials, there has been no slump in business. In fact, the member companies have experienced high demand for refractory products.


German refractory industry to exhibit at the UNITECR international conference

The industry is optimistic about the coming year: conference delegation, presentations and an exhibition stand in Chicago. The German refractory industry is confident that 2022 will be a good year.


UNITECR Logo is launched

The new logo for the World Congress UNITECR 2023 has now been released. It shows the Founding Members Germany, Japan, South America and the United States in four colours and shows the Principle Members with continents China, India and Europe.