Our Philosophy

Non-Ferrous Metal Supplies and Refractory Solutions

For non-ferrous metal supplies and refractory needs, Avkem is the most reliable supplier with a focus on quality, customizable solutions. Our expertise in delivering flexible solutions provides our customers with unmatched service and supplies.

Ensuring Quality

Avkem is committed to superior quality and service through documentation, measurement, and continuous improvement. To that end, we are driven to consistently exceed the needs and expectations of our customers. We accomplish this with the best, most experienced sales team in the industry, backed by exceptional customer service personnel and an ISO 9001:2008 certified quality program.

Industry Experts in Supporting Non-Ferrous Metal Casting, Foundry and Aluminum Processing Operations

Our customers look to us to help them maximize productivity, lower costs and solve problems. Our key markets include: Non-Ferrous Metal Casting and Primary & Secondary Aluminum Processing. For non-ferrous metal casting industries, Avkem supplies chemicals and other consumable products for molten metal management as a part of the casting and foundry industries. Avkem also supplies chemicals for molten metal cleaning and alloying, and other consumable processing and insulating products used for primary and secondary aluminum smelting operations. In fact, our refractory segment has been one of the fastest growing segments of our business in recent years.

A History of Delivering Superior Products & Service

Since 1992, our consistent growth and diversification have been a testament to our people, our business model, and our partnership philosophy. No one works harder to be your flux and foundry supply partner. After 25 years of experience, we’ve learned the importance of focusing on innovative solutions, while never losing sight of exceptional customer service. In fact, we believe in the old-fashioned way of doing business where extraordinary customer service, attention to detail, exceptional quality, and hard work are paramount.

History

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

Capabilities

Avkem supports the metals industry as the largest flux and foundry manufacturer in North America.

Locations

Avkem International has seven locations throughout North America.