Serving the Non-Ferrous Metals Industry

As the largest flux and foundry manufacturer in North America, Avkem supplies the non-ferrous metals industry with chemicals and equipment for all molten metal cleaning, alloying, processing and insulating requirements. This includes a broad range of products including flux blends and components, flux injectors, and other foundry products including press gaskets, machine parts, precast parts, and slip cast parts.

Avkem International works to be more than just an industry supplier. Our goal is to build long-term partnerships with not just our customers, but with suppliers, employees, and the communities in which we operate, to maximize short term and long term value.

Avkem International is committed to quality through differentiation. We have realized significant improvements in service through our quality initiatives.


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Founded in 1992, Avkem (formerly Basic Resources, Inc.) has grown into a leading supplier of flux and foundry products to the metals industry.


Avkem has seven locations throughout North America.