Neoceram delivers high-tech ceramic solutions since 1985
New production plant
Opening of a new and additional production plant in Novi Ligure, at the north of Genoa, Italy in 2017.
Continued advancement in quality management with ISO 9001 (version 2015) accreditation.
Naked® Pumps, our fully ceramic pump was patented in 2015.
The new ground breaking Thermazyl® ceramic was developed in 2014.
The Xchange® interchangeability programme was introduced in 2013.
Quality system was updated with the achievement of ISO 9001 (version 2008) certification in 2010.
Pharmazirc®, our Zirconium oxide ceramic was developed and added to the product portfolio in 2007. Together with Pharmalox®, they form the company’s main drivers of differentiation and success. These high purity, fine grain ceramics used for the production of filling pumps has allowed the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries to set new standards in their fluid filling and dosing applications and, to Neoceram, to rapidly become world leader in the business.
Expansion of facilities
The existing facilities were expanded with the building of a new production hall in 2006.
Neoceram achieved its ISO9001 (version 2000) quality management certification in 2004.
Creation of Neoceram Food in 2002, a structure entirely dedicated to the food industry.
As a conclusion of its QMS implementation programme, Neoceram was accredited with ISO 9001 (version 1994) quality certification in 1997.
To respond to an increasing demand for ceramic products from the cosmetics industry, Neoceram established a new business unit in 1995, namely Neoceram Cosmetics.
To respond to an increasing demand for ceramic products from the pharmaceutical industry, the company established a new business unit in 1995, namely Neoceram Pharma.
As a primary result of a €15 M investment effort in various R&D programs and in the acquisition of the necessary processing, testing and control equipment, the year 1995 saw the introduction of a superior aluminium oxide ceramic, now known as our market leading Pharmalox®.
New ownership takes strategic decision to focus on the design and manufacturing of precision dosage systems for pharmaceutical applications.
In 1991, Neoceram was acquired by Vesuvius group, an experienced global player operating since 1930, which provides a broad range of products in the ceramics and metal processing industries. Vesuvius has since been sharing the technological expertise and providing Neoceram with the necessary financial capital for continuous growth and prosperity.
Start of production
After years of research and testing, Neoceram starts in 1989 to produce its first industrial applications.
Purchase of facilities
The facilities in Strépy-Bracquegnies were purchased in 1988. Various testing equipment and machines were installed in the factory.
Creation of a business unit in 1987 that focuses on industrial use of ceramic applications.
Neoceram was created in 1985, in a region of Belgium with a long ceramic tradition, to develop high performance ceramics in close collaboration with local universities and research centers.