About Us

Everything you need to know about our Company

Our Vision

We have a dream that there will be a day when we will empower foundries to achieve ZERO Casting Rejections.

Our Mission

Being technological leaders in all products/services offered by us.Our products will be cost-effective. We believe in questioning the traditional understanding of how a foundry works and then develop upon it.

Core Values

  • Absolute integrity
  • Science based innovation, not imitation
  • Partnership with customers and suppliers.

Our Team

Vijay Gurunath

Vijay Gurunath

Managing Director and CEO
Harsha M Krishna

Harsha M Krishna

Head of Sales and Marketing
Chethan S P

Chethan S P

Head of Operations

Our History

  1. Start of Refcoat Industries™

    1996

    A proprietorship firm started by Mr. H S Gurunath, with main focus on manufacturing of refractory coatings for cores and moulds.

  2. Launch Of NEOKARB

    1998

    Product Diversification into the pitch based carbon additive.

  3. New Factory Setup In Bangalore

    2003
  4. Change In Leadership

    2005

    Mr. Vijay Gurunath (M.S - Chemical Engineering with specialization in Nanotechnology, University of Missouri-Rolla, U.S.A) takes over the business after the demise of Mr. H S Gurunath.

  5. Start of research and development activities

    2006

    Start of research and development activities on the nanotechnology based Carbon Additive - CERAKARB

  6. Start of research and development on

    2010

    emulsion based environmentally friendly parting agent - ENVILUBE

    environmentally friendly coatings with moisture control for cores - ENVICOAT.

    data analytics tool for optimisation of green sand systems in iron foundries - OGSS™

  7. Set up of second manufacturing unit

    2013

    Set up of second manufacturing unit in Bangalore to cater to the increased demand.

  8. REFCOAT

    2014

    Audacious decision to stop manufacturing of all products where REFCOAT CHEMICALS PVT. LTD. was not a technological leader.

  9. Launch of CERAKARB

    2015

    Launch of CERAKARB - nanotechnology based Carbon Additive.

  10. Manufactuing Facility

    April, 2015

    New manufacturing facility at Tumkur inaugurated.

  11. Launch of OGSS™

    June, 2015
  12. Upgradation of Manufacturing Unit

    Nov, 2015

    Upgradation of Manufacturing Unit in Tumkur with state of the art automation and material handling capabilities

  13. REFCOAT CHEMICALS PVT. LTD.

    Dec, 2015

    Evolved into to a Private Limited firm as - REFCOAT CHEMICALS PVT. LTD.

  14. Product launch

    Jan, 2018

    Launch of Nanokarb.

  15. Product launch

    Mar, 2018

    Launch of Nanokarb-G (superior grade of Nanokarb).