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Magnesium Elektron Powders

With more than 70 years of expertise in magnesium powder technology,  Magnesium Elektron Powders is the world’s leading supplier of magnesium chips, granules and powders. Headquartered in Manchester, New Jersey USA, the unit operates three manufacturing businesses in North America:

READE MANUFACTURING COMPANY

(dba Magnesium Elektron Powders NJ) in Manchester, New Jersey USA

Reade Manufacturing Company was established in 1941 on a 62-acre site in Manchester, New Jersey, to manufacture and supply magnesium powders to the U.S. military.

Magnesium Elektron acquired the company in 1990. Reade is designated as a “Critical Supplier” by the U.S. Department of Defense. Operations conform to the ISO 9001 quality standard.


HART METALS INC.

(dba Magnesium Elektron Powders PA) in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania USA

Hart Metals Inc. was established in 1966 on a seven-acre site in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania. Luxfer Group acquired the company in 1998.

The company has developed its own proprietary technology for inert-gas atomization of pure magnesium powders and magnesium alloy powders. Hart is designated as a “Critical Supplier” by the U.S. Department of Defense. Operations conform both to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.


NIAGARA METALLURGICAL PRODUCTS LTD.

(dba Magnesium Elektron Powders Canada) in Stoney Creek, Ontairo, Canada

Niagara Metallurgical Products Ltd. was established in 1991 in Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada. Magnesium Elektron acquired the company in 1998.

With more than 14,400 square feet under roof, this business offers state-of-the-art magnesium powder processing technology and operates a facility to manufacture flameless heaters for pre-cooked meals. Operations conform to the ISO 9001 quality standard.