Abresist Corporation, specializing in wear resistant products, is celebrating its 30th year in business in 2007. Abresist Corporation, located 40 miles west of Fort Wayne, IN, manufactures and installs a wide range of mineral and ceramic based abrasion-resistant protective linings for industrial material handling equipment.
Founded on May 6, 1977, Abresist Corporation was established to serve the North American market as a joint venture subsidiary of Kalenborn Kalprotect, in Vettelschoss, Germany and M.H. Detrick Co. in Chicago, IL. Since 1983 Abresist has been wholly owned by Kalenborn Kalprotect. Abresist currently employs 43 people and has sales offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. In 2002 Abresist Corporation acquired Canada Kalprotect in Kirkland, Quebec.
To celebrate its 30th Anniversary, Joe Accetta, president of Abresist Corporation, has announced an open house to be held at the Urbana facility on May 20, 2007. “We’re inviting everybody from the community to visit our firm, take a tour and actually see what our products are and how they are made.”