About Us

Refractory Solutions You Can Count On

The long history of Gouda Refractories goes back over hundred twenty years, to 1901. This long period underlines the added value of Gouda Refractories' products and services. Numerous customers throughout the world rely on our unique combination of problem-solving ability and practical experience of the advanced R&D and production departments for the design and production of refractory linings. Apart from refractory bricks, refractory monolithics, mortars and precast shapes, Gouda Refractories mainly manufactures and delivers customer-specific total solutions. This applies to the market segments Non-Ferrous Metals, Energy & Chemicals and Environment, but also to other segments.

Making it possible

Worldwide Delivery

Part of a Group

Gouda Refractories is part Gouda Refractories Group, an international operating group of companies, providing customers with an endurable (TCO) quality solution within specified tolerances fulfilling client’s (often strict) specifications to chemical composition, strength and thermal characteristic. The Group provides a complete solution to customers, from documentation and engineering to installation or supervision and maintenance services.

The ambition is clear: the Gouda Refractories companies are always aiming to achieve maximum client satisfaction. That is why Gouda Refractories Group can continue to further strengthen their possibilities at the top of the different market segments in which they operate.

Durability, Processability and Reliability

The production facilities are located in the Netherlands. Refractory bricks and prefabricated elements are made in Gouda and refractory monolithics are made in Geldermalsen. All materials are supplied to certified quality standards. The key factors are durability, processability and reliability. Customized products can also be supplied on customer requests and in co-makership with customers.

Career Opportunities

Careers at Gouda Refractories Group

Do you want to be part of our growing organization with a lot of diversity?
Then quickly view the vacancies within Gouda Refractories Group.

Guaranteed Quality

For each segment, the R&D Department, the product managers and the production department, closely follow all market developments. As a result, Gouda Refractories can respond rapidly and expertly to the latest market demands. Continuous investment in production facilities and in relationships with suppliers and customers provides the assurance of competitive quality and prices.

Board of Directors

  • Mr M. Schuchmann: Managing Director
  • Mr M. Grootenboer: Director Sales & Marketing
  • Mr W. Buijs: Director Operations

Quality Solutions

Gouda Refractories Group provides customers with an endurable (TCO) quality solution within specified tolerances fulfilling client’s (often strict) specifications to chemical composition, strength and thermal characteristic. The Group provides a complete solution to customers, from documentation and engineering to installation or supervision and maintenance services.