Manufacturers, scientists, and design engineers come to us for specialty materials that benefit the health of their bottom line and our environment. We are committed to discovering and creating products that have a significant impact on the markets we serve, our customers, and our communities to create a cleaner, more sustainable future.
At Alkegen, our belief in service extends to every point of contact as transactions transform into relationships. We’re more than just a supplier of specialty materials to buy from; we’re a partner offering an integrated platform of solutions featuring unmatched service and product innovation of the highest, most uncompromising quality. It’s a commitment to supporting our customers.
Two dynamic elements combine to create something exponentially greater.
Unifrax acquires Lydall to form Alkegen.
Unifrax introduces revolutionary new step-change technologies including SiFAB™ silicon fiber anode battery material; FlexCat™ and Eco-lytic™ Catalysis media.
Unifrax acquires Dongxiang Glass Product Co. in China and introduces new LiB battery separator media.
Unifrax purchases Stellar Materials and Thermbond Products.
Unifrax builds a new, state‑of‑the‑art facility to manufacture emission control products in Tonawanda, New York.
Unifrax introduces the first 1400-grade classified LBP thermal insulation.
Lydall acquires Texel and Gutsche, both manufacturers of nonwovens materials
Unifrax acquires stake in Shandong Luyang Share Co. Ltd.
Lydall acquires the industrial air filtration business from Andrew Industries Limited.
Unifrax acquires Lauscha Fiber International.
FyreWrap fire protection products are launched worldwide.
Unifrax shifts its focus to emission control products for the automotive industry.
Isofrax fiber is introduced to meet EU regulatory requirements.
Carborundum Fibers Division becomes Unifrax.
Introduction of Insulfrax low bio-persistent fiber with enhanced solubility.
Lydall is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol LDL.
Lydall Manning is formed, welcoming our Green Island, New York plant to the family.
Lydall joins with Scott Paper Company and Chatham Manufacturing, the start of Lydall’s North Carolina plant.
The Colonial Board Company merges with the Superior Steel Ball Company to form Lydall, Inc.
The Colonial Board Company becomes publicly traded.
Charlie McMullen invents ceramic fiber and trademarks Fiberfrax.
The Colonial Board Company is established.
The Lydall and Foulds Paper Company is established.
The Carborundum Company is founded.
The Lydall and Foulds families start manufacturing knitting needles and wire specialties.