Our Story

The narrative of our evolution, shaped by passion, resilience and our unwavering commitment to excellence, is a testament to the people, values and technologies that define our identity.
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Our mission is clear

At Kymera, we are constantly improving our processes, products, and services to maintain our position as the leading supplier of specialty materials and surface technologies. We aim to exceed customer expectations, provide a safe and stable environment for all employees, and maximize shareholder value.

Kymera International operates 18 manufacturing facilities across ten countries. We come from different backgrounds, but we share one goal: deliver innovation and value in every particle we produce and every service we provide.

Our Locations

Global presence, shared vision

United States of America
  • Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Detroit, MI
  • Croydon, PA
  • Robesonia, PA
  • Orangeburg, SC
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Houston, TX
Canada
  • Fort Saskatchewan, AB
  • Nisku, AB
United Kingdom
  • Dudley
Germany
  • Esslingen
  • Velden
Slovenia
  • Kranj
Australia
  • George Town, TAS
Switzerland
  • Laufenburg
Bahrain
  • Manama
Austria
  • Ranshofen
China
  • Suzhou
Research Triangle Park, NC
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
  • Additive Manufacturing
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Detroit, MI
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Recycled & Processed Metals
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Croydon, PA
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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Robesonia, PA
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Titanium & Master Alloys
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Orangeburg, SC
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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Chesapeake, VA
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Surface Technologies
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Houston, TX
United States of America
Solutions:
  • Surface Technologies
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Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Canada
Solutions:
  • Surface Technologies
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Nisku, AB
Canada
Solutions:
  • Surface Technologies
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Dudley
United Kingdom
Solutions:
  • Surface Technologies
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Esslingen
Germany
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
  • Surface Technologies
Sub-Brand:
Velden
Germany
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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Kranj
Slovenia
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
Sub-Brand:
George Town, TAS
Australia
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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Laufenburg
Switzerland
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Manama
Bahrain
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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Ranshofen
Austria
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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Suzhou
China
Solutions:
  • Metal Powders & Pastes
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The Story Of

Our Brand Evolution

2024

Kymera International acquires the assets of Royal Metal Powders, Inc. following their decision to close their TN facility, reinforcing our long-term commitment to the copper powder market.

2023

Kymera International acquires Metallisation, Ltd. in a move to enhance and grow its surface technologies division through strategic expansion in thermal spray solutions.

2023

Kymera International acquires KDF Fluid Treatment, Inc. leveraging complimentary product capabilities to expand into the water filtration market.

2023

Kymera International acquires Thermal Spray Solutions Inc., expanding on thermal spray, coatings, and surface technology solutions.

2022

Kymera International acquires CASL Surface Technologies, expanding on coatings and surface technology solutions.

2022

Kymera International acquires AmeriTi Manufacturing, adding titanium specialty materials to its product offering.

2021

Kymera International acquires Telex Metals, adds tantalum and niobium specialty materials to product offering.

2020

Kymera International achieves meaningful progress on specialty materials transformation by acquiring Innobraze and Reading Alloys.

2018

Palladium Equity Partners acquires Kymera International and 5N’s antimony powder assets.

2017

The single platform is rebranded to promote global products, established as Kymera International.

2008-10

Under Platinum Equity, SCM Metal Products, Tricon Industries, ACuPowder, and Ecka Granules merge into a single platform.

2004

Ecka Granules builds state-of-the-art facility in Velden, Germany, producing zinc, copper and aluminum powders.

2001

Ecka Granules is formed as an independent company, separating from Eckart.

1996

ACuPowder International, LLC, is formed after purchase of copper powder facility from Alcan Powder and Pigments.

1981

Glidden Metals builds state-of-the-art copper powder facility in North Carolina, rebrands to SCM Metal Products.

1967

SCM Corporation purchases Glidden Metals.

1963

Alcan, Canada acquires Metals Disintegrating Company, becomes Alcan Powder and Pigments.

1961

National Radiator and Metals Refining Company merge to form Glidden Metals.

1930

National Radiator begins producing metal powder in Pennsylvania.

1916

Metal Disintegrating Company forms, inventing the atomization of aluminum powder and beginning production of zinc powder in New Jersey.

1876

Ecka Granules forms as a gold leaf producer in Germany.

Leadership Team


Barton White

Barton White

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mike Marucci

Mike Marucci

President, Surface Technologies
Michael O’Laughlin

Michael O’Laughlin

President, Engineered Materials
Mark McClanahan

Mark McClanahan

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
David Singer

David Singer

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (GC/CCO)
Gabor Szentivanyi

Gabor Szentivanyi

Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Jennifer Bowron

Jennifer Bowron

Sr. VP, Human Resources
Roderik Alewijinse

Roderik Alewijinse

VP, Corporate Development
Kendra Lippincott

Kendra Lippincott

VP, Strategic Marketing

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