The Industrial Ovens group consists of providers of industrial furnaces, thermal processing systems and combustion equipment: products and systems for the treatment of steel wire, steel and non-ferrous metals production, flat and hollow glass production, brick and ceramics production, drying and surface treatment, and refractory products, burners and process-control technology for a wide range of thermal processing applications.
- The group represents the members at a European level at the European association CECOF(European Committee of Industrial Furnace and Heating Equipment Associations). Agoria and the group companies are on the Board and the Technical Board of the Committee and monitor relevant topics at an European and international level (position papers and lobbying).
- The group monitors the legislation on energy efficiency (Ecodesign and Industrial emission directives), environment (REACH, Best Available Techniques Reference Documents, Ferrous Metals Processing, etc.) and safety (Machinery, ATEX and Gas quality harmonisation directives).
- In terms of standardisation, Agoria is the sector operator for CEN/TC 186, ISO/TC 244, ISO/TC 109 and ISO/TC 161.
- The group monitors technological development (Open innovation in thermal processing) and international market trends.