Vesuvius India Limited is a world leader in the designing, engineering, manufacture and delivering refractory products systems and services for high-technology industrial applications. The different divisions of the company include the Iron and Steel Division, which provides customers with a full range of products and systems for the continuous casting of steel and the Foundry Division, which supplies ferrous and non-ferrous foundries as well as investment casting with a wide range of refractories. Their key products include monolithic and brick linings for furnaces, flow control products crucibles used to melt and transfer molten metals, temperature measurement systems dosing accessories, degassing products and ceramic filters which reduce flaws and control turbulent flow during mould filling. They also have a Glass Division, which supplies a wide range of special refractories for the Glass industry. Those key products are refractories used in both glass production and glass transformation installations. Their Solar Division is a key component for the mass production of multi crystal solar grade silicon ingots, which requires large ceramic crucibles in which ingots are manufactured. Almost two decades ago, Vesuvius developed a unique process to produce these complex ceramic parts on a commercial scale.