South Korea’s Micronox Becomes Agent for Avure Industrial Group

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Isostatic Presses Improve Performance of Parts and Materials in Numerous Manufacturing Sectors

Applications: Aerospace, automotive, alternative energy, ceramics, industrial tools, medical and dental equipment, metallurgy, semiconductors, sputtering targets

South Korea-based Micronox Co. Ltd. has been named the exclusive sales agent for Avure Technologies’ Isostatic Presses and Flexform Sheet Metal forming Presses in South Korea.

Founded in 2003, Micronox has close to a decade of experience as a specialist in industrial high pressure applications. Its high pressure homogenizing systems are deployed throughout the pharmaceutical, biotech, electronics, chemical, cosmetics, and food industries.

Avure is the global leader in contained ultra high pressure, the enabling technology behind some of the world’s most critical performance materials and products, from aircraft parts to pathogen-free foods. Avure isostatic presses—the largest built in the world—are used by hundreds of manufacturers around the globe to improve the performance of a wide variety of parts and materials, primarily through the compaction of metal powders and the densification of castings. In the aerospace and automotive sectors, the company’s world-class sheet metal forming technology has become the preferred method for economical, low-volume sheet metal parts forming and fast prototype components.

Micronox now offers the full family of Avure industrial models, which includes Hot and Cold Isostatic Presses (HIPs and CIPs), Warm Isostatic Presses (WIPs), and Flexform Sheet Metal forming Presses. All are characterized by technically sound design, superior reliability, energy efficiency, lower maintenance costs, and many years of experience.

“We are delighted to have Micronox, a company that is so well versed in the applications of high pressure, represent us in this region,” says Matt Rutherford, Senior Vice President of Global Sales for Avure.

Inquiries can be directed to Micronox President Mr. In-Soo Choi by phone: +82 (31) 749 9371 or email: ischoi(at)micronox(dot); or R&D Manager Mr. Seung-Gue Jang, +82 (31) 749 9371 or email: sgjang(at)micronox(dot) Micronox is located in Rm 411, SK Apt. Factory, 223-28 Sangdaewon-dong, Jungwon-gu, Seongnam-city, Gyeonggi-do, 462-705 Republic of Korea.

An innovator with a strong record of accomplishment, Avure demonstrates its expertise in high pressure by occupying leadership positions in industrial and food applications. Avure isostatic presses are used around the globe for forming and densifying powdered, cast, and pre-formed materials, producing parts that possess the highest possible density of all available compaction methods. The company also manufacturers world-class sheet metal forming systems and is the largest provider of ultra high pressure systems utilized to pasteurize foods without heat or chemicals.

Avure has installed over 1,700 high pressure systems worldwide, more than all other competitors combined. Many of these presses have been in service for more than 40 years, and some have surpassed 1 million cycles under high pressure.

Avure Industrial Group headquarters in Västerås, Sweden, house equipment design, manufacturing, and support operations, with additional facilities in Columbus, Ohio, USA, and regional sales and support operations globally. For more information, visit

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