KBM Affilips group
KBM Affilips is your hassle free global partner of choice for the supply of master alloys. The fully integrated group consists of two production companies, KBM Master Alloys B.V. (The Netherlands) and Affilips N.V. (Belgium) - both founded in the early sixties of the last century - and their marketing and sales company KBM Affilips B.V. (The Netherlands).
As one of the leading players in the international market the KBM Affilips group is a totally export-driven organisation that ships about 50,000 tonnes of master alloys to 80 countries annually serving a wide range of metal industries. Consistent and excellent product quality is assured by independently certified quality and environmental management systems, modern laboratories and R&D facilities.
KBM Affilips is also a reliable partner in the field of logistics. All its metallurgical plants are located in the vicinity of major ports and the company has developed a vast expertise in worldwide shipping and local warehousing.
KBM Master Alloys B.V. (NL)
KBM has two plants in The Netherlands. The Delfzijl plant is the former Kawecki-Billiton plant, the first AlTiB producer in Europe, previously owned by Shell/Billiton. The other plant is located in Oss, where the KBM Affilips group have their main offices.
KBM has established a reputation as an innovator and cost leader in the production of Aluminium-titanium-boron grain refiners for the aluminium industry, offering a wide range of advanced products in this field. Other products include Aluminium-strontium and Potassium Aluminium Fluoride (PAF).
Affilips N.V. (B)
Affilips in Tienen has an excellent reputation as a producer of aluminium, copper, nickel, cobalt and zinc based master alloys. Affilips’ customers use these master alloys in the manufacture of a wide range of highly specialized metal products, including special steels and superalloys for aircraft engines, nuclear reactors and other demanding applications. Thanks to its extensive use of recycled raw materials, where suitable, Affilips can achieve both environmental and economic objectives at the same time.