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Ador Fontech Limited and SSAB-Partners in Hardox Wearparts

SSAB - the global leader in value added, high strength steel - has appointed Ador Fontech Limited (ADFL) as its Indian partner for representing Hardox Wearparts.

Ador Fontech Limited is the leading manufacturer of wear parts and wear services in the world and a pioneer in offering life enhancement solutions to the core industry for over 3 decades. Ador’s world class products are manufactured at its own facilities in India and representing international brands.

“Indian sub-continent is an extremely important market for SSAB,” said Jesper Gordon, Director Wear Services, SSAB APAC. “Integrating SSAB’s knowledge of applied wear and Hardox product range , which complement Ador Fontech’s portfolio of products and services, will be of great added value to the customers of the Indian sub-continent.”

Hardox Wearparts has a global reference in wear parts and wear services. Catering to varied industries including steel, mining, quarries, construction, cement and concrete, coal and energy, metal works, recycling, agriculture, forestry and fishing. Hardox Wearparts has more than 120 centers spread across 40 countries globally.


Speaking about the partnership with SSAB, R Krishna Kumar, Ador Fontech’s Senior General Manager-WR Alloy shared, “We are very pleased to partner with a global player like SSAB. The strong brand recall of Hardox helps us to offer multivariate solutions to the industry. By joining hands with SSAB as Hardox Wearparts center, we are able to offer our clients the best in class solutions with the advanced technical support from SSAB.”

Ador Fontech has been using Hardox since August 2012 and is impressed by its unique product properties and hardness. Ador Fontech’s customers have benefited from the better performance of the products and wear parts out of Hardox and also bringing down the costs. Ador Fontech has a proven record from a leading Indian cement plant that their Classifier Flap and Separator Guide Vane made from Hardox 500 have enhanced the shelf-life of the components by over 25 percent.

“SSAB has helped Ador with the application details of Hardox. Ador is now able to target applications with Hardox in the aftermarket - cement, mining, raw material handling, steel plants and power plants etc. with much more confidence. With the availability and awareness of Hardox, Ador can also utilize the full potential of its properties and improve the service life of wear components.” Kumar added.

About SSAB:
SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers to reach a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm. Read more on


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