Publications
Directory of Members 2017
  • For Members - Rs.250

  • For non-members in India - Rs.400

  • For overseas organizations - US$15

Elements of Refractory Business Management
Outlines of conducting refractory business
especially for SME entrepreneurs and new entrants
  • For Members - Rs.300

  • For non-members in India - Rs.600

  • For overseas organizations - US$15


The Refractories Industry in India - A Study
A concise history of the refractories industry
in India since 1874.
  • For Members - Rs.150

  • For non-members in India - Rs.200


IRMA Databank
IRMA is maintaining data files of interest and concern to both producers and users of refractories.

These Files Broadly Cover:



  • These Files Broadly Cover:

  • Aggregate category-wise actual production of refractories in India;

  • Aggregate, category-wise refractories export from and import into India;

  • Typical specifications of refractories produced in India;

  • Refractory raw materials, their sources in India, quality, etc.;

  • Aggregate, category-wise import of refractory raw materials into India;

  • Aggregate data on import and export of refractories with respect to major countries in Europe

  • Category-wise, country-wise quantity and value of refractory export from and import into India;

  • Category-wise, manufacturer-wise, and year-wise refractories production in India;

  • Some international data on refractories production, consumption, etc. in selected countries overseas;

  • Unit-wise, year-wise, process-wise crude steel production in India;

  • Aggregate production of non-ferrous metals and cement in India;

  • Selected published financial data of Indian refractory producers;

  • Selected data on specific refractories consumption application-wise in some developed countries;

  • Specific consumption of refractories application-wise in India 2000-10


This list is not exhaustive and, supplementary data on some of the points mentioned above may also be accessible. Customized data processing and formatting can be provided on request at an appropriate additional cost. IRMA data files are available readily to members of IRMA at the nominal cost of Rs.350/- per page (A4 size with 55 lines and 70 characters per line) or part thereof.
The charges would be Rs. 800 per page for other Indian companies and US$ 40 per page for overseas companies. Liaison or representative offices in India of overseas bodies would be charged at US Dollar rates. Industrial or Financial Consultants or Consultancy and institutional organisations would be required to pay 50% more over these charges. Processing of the basic data files by way of sorting, abstracts etc. will be charged extra. More voluminous data may be made available on a standard CD. Payment is to be made by bank draft or banker's cheque payable in Kolkata in favour of Indian Refractory Makers Association. IRMA reserves the right to decide on sharing of the data files with organisations other than member companies.


IRMA News

  • IRMA Award of Excellence 2012-13
  • Overall Excellence and Exports for Large, Medium And Small Scale Sectors
  • IRMA Lifetime Achievement Award (2012-13)

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IRMA Articles

  • Address of Welcome by Shri Arvind Jain, Chairman IRMA, at the50th Annual General Meeting on 30th August 2011
  • The greatest challenge for the future of the refractory area by V.C. Pandolfelli, Federal University of S. Carlos, Brazil

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IRMA Publication

  • Directory of Members 2013
  • Elements of Refractory Business Management
  • The Refractories Industry in India - A Study

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