1950 Foundation of the company as "Steinwerke Feuerfest Karl Albert" in Göttingen
1964 Company changes its name to "REFRATECHNIK"
1966 INTERMAT founded in Trino, Italy
1973 Purchase of the Gochsheim plant near Bruchsal
1977 Gornal near Barcelona becomes the third plant in the Refratechnik Group, Refratechnik Ibérica, S.A. founded in Spain
1979 Acquisition of Baymag, one of the most important magnesite mines in the world, in Calgary, Canada
1987 Inauguration of a new Research and Development Centre in Göttingen
1995 Foundation of Refratechnik Holding GmbH & Co. KG in Munich, and Refratechnik Italia S.r.L. in Trino, Italy
1995 Opening of a first representative office in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, and of a sales office in Budapest, Hungary
1997 Foundation of Refratechnik Steel GmbH in Düsseldorf, and Refratechnik Casting GmbH in Ismaning
1999 Refratechnik Méxiko S.A. de C.V. founded in Mexico D.F., Mexico
2000 Alexander-Tutsek-Foundation founded in Munich
2003 Operation commences at new Yingkou Refratechnik Refractories Co., Ltd. plant in Dashiqiao, China
2004 Foundation of Refratechnik Trading, Dalian, China
2005 First expansion of Yingkou Refratechnik Refractories Co. Ltd., in Dashiqiao, China
2007 Foundation of Refratechnik Asia Ltd. in Hong Kong. Operation commences at a second plant in Zibo, China. Transfer of administration and sales from Dalian in the North to the metropolis in Hong Kong.
2009 Refratechnik Casting GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of Refratechnik Steel GmbH.
2011 Refratechnik expands its activities in the field of preshaped refractories, and is starting operations in a new factory for pre-fabricated refractory components in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.