about us

Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI) was established in 1954 as a collaborative venture between the Murugappa Group, The Carborundum Co., USA, and the Universal Grinding Wheel Co. Ltd., U.K. The company played a pioneering role in introducing the manufacturing of Coated Abrasives and Bonded Abrasives in India. It also specializes in the production of Super Refractories, Electro Minerals, Industrial Ceramics, and Ceramic Fibers. Today, CUMI offers an extensive range of over 20,000 varieties of abrasives, refractory products, industrial ceramics, and electro-minerals, all produced at multiple locations worldwide.

CUMI Super Refractories is a market leader in India’s specialty refractory product manufacturing since 1965. We have leveraged technical expertise from the former Carborundum USA and developed numerous fired and monolithic products in-house. With a range of over 100 fired and 500 monolithic products, CUMI Super Refractories serves a wide array of critical, high-temperature applications across various industries

Primary product lines in the Fired range include bricks and shapes in Silicon Carbide, Nitride Bonded Silicon Carbide, Mullite, Zirconia- Mullite, High Alumina and Insulating fire bricks.

The primary product lines in the Monolithic range include the Conventional Castables, Low Cement Castables, Insulation Castables, Self-flow Castables, Non-wetting castables (For non – ferrous), Gunning Materials, Ramming Masses , Calcium Aluminate cement and Laying Mortars.

Flow Control Products range for 1QC & 2QC system which includes Slide gate Plate (Alumina – Carbon), Jointing Mortar (90% Al-Cr), Ladle Nozzle, Collector Nozzle, Tundish Nozzle (95% Zirconia Insert), Porous Plug, Well Block (High Alumina & Alumina – Carbon), Nozzle Filling Compound

We are dedicated to delivering top-quality products for reliable performance. Our services encompass Design & Engineering, Technical Support, and Installation/Application services. Additionally, our manufacturing facilities are certified with ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 standards, emphasizing our commitment to customer satisfaction through Total Quality Management (TQM), 5S, and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principles.

Being at the forefront of delivering specialized refractory solutions in India, we proudly serve global customers spanning the MENA region, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Americas.

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