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We shape industries

Fiven is committed to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for the industries of today and tomorrow.

Leader in Silicon Carbide

Fiven is clearly established as the worldwide leader in the business of silicon carbide grains and powders. At the heart of industry, we pride ourselves in serving many customers, leaders in their own segment, across the world, through long-term, trust-based relationships.

About our products

Markets & Applications

Silicon carbide is a high performance material suitable for many industries and applications. It offers great mechanical strength, high temperature resistance, chemical intertness even at high temperature and can act as a semiconductor.

In recent years, we have streamlined and improved our processes to better serve our customers in applications such as metallurgy, refractories, and abrasives. Moreover, we have successfully launched new products for emerging applications in the field of electronics, passive armor, and energy-efficient or emissions-control technologies.


Markets & Applications


Technical Ceramics - SIKA® TECH

Fiven has pioneered the development of SIKA® TECH, SiC powders and ready-to-press granules, used for the production of technical ceramics and composite materials.

Tailor Made Products

Developing special, tailor-made silicon carbide powders together with our customers makes up a significant portion of the ongoing effort in the global innovation teams.

Metallurgical - SIKA® MET

Metallurgical grade Silicon Carbide, SIKA® MET, is used in iron foundries and steel mills for reducing both additives and energy consumption.

Refractory - SIKA® REF

SIKA® REF is ideal for refractory applications offering properties such as chemical inertness at high temperatures, high resistance to abrasion and to thermal shock.

Abrasives - SIKA® ABR

SIKA® ABR is used as a loose or fixed-abrasive ceramic material with outstanding hardness, high abrasion resistance and is used in many industrial applications.

Visit us at the following trade shows

Ceramics Expo Connect 2020

This five-day virtual event runs September 21 - 25 2020. We are looking forward to visit you at our virtual booth.

Grindtec 2020 Teaser

GrindTec 2020

From the 10th to the 13th of November 2020, we welcome you in hall 5, booth 5060 during International Trade Fair for Grinding Technology in Augsburg/Germany.

Ceramics China 2020 Teaser

Ceramics China 2020

From 25th to 28th of November 2020, we welcome you in hall 12.1D, booth D330 during Ceramics China 2020 in Guangzhou, China.

Our Six Key Values

The goals we set for our products and services are to improve the performance of our clients’ own products, to improve the efficiency of their manufacturing processes, or to extend the lifetime of their equipment. We intend to achieve this through our "Six Key Values".

  • Reliability of Supply
  • Consistency of Quality
  • Innovation in conjunction with our customers (co-development)
  • Respect of confidentiality for each customer
  • Local presence combined with worldwide excellence standards
  • Respect for the environment, health and safety