How innovative can a company be that was originally founded in 1895? Well - the answer is, actually, highly innovative! This is not least down to the fact that we find ourselves in a globally unique position. Dorfner owns one of the most significant kaolin and quartz sand deposits in Germany, giving them exclusive access to one of nature's most versatile mineral raw materials. Dorfner also know what to do with it, namely produce exceptionally high quality industrial minerals and high-grade REFINERALS® which are a valuable asset in countless applications and create new opportunities in numerous target industries.
Dorfner sees its role not only as a producer and refiner of raw materials, but even more so as a partner who can add real value for our customers. Covering the full range of innovation, applications engineering and large-scale operational trials, it works in partnership with its customers, providing the support they need to develop lucrative, marketable products. Today, it is proud of its role as the leading solutions provider in Europe’s industrial and highly-refined minerals sector. Dorfner is equally proud of its contribution to the prosperity of entire industries as well as to job creation and the ability of countless people to earn a living.
Customers today demand exceptional product performance, often with unusual combinations of physical and chemical properties. Not only that, in many cases multi-functionality is also high on the priority list, and customers expect Dorfner to provide a basis for greater design freedom. Dorfner's advanced application engineering team is creative and inventive. Its people always find the right solution when there is a need, for example, to develop new formulations for dispersion paint and floor coatings or to make application-specific, cost-effective engineering optimizations to customer processes.