ADL Insulflex® – A Brief History
1962 – The ADL Group begins experimenting with non-asbestos materials to protect hoses and cables from flame and molten metal splash.
1992 – The Insulflex® Division is formed to focus on the engineering and product development of various high temperature materials.
1996 – ADL Insulflex® Inc. is incorporated in Canada and the USA, initiating ADL Insulflex’s entry into international markets. The company moves from the Toronto area to Cobourg, Ontario.
1997 – ADL Insulflex® establishes a sales office in Germany and quickly expands sales throughout Europe
1999 – We develop a new product called EAF Cable Cover which has revolutionized EAF Steelmaking by allowing steelmakers to avoid unexpected cable failures due to wet charges.
2001 – Pyrojacket® VCO is introduced as an innovative way to install Pyrojacket® protection without disconnecting hoses or cables.
2003 – ADL Insulflex® opens a sales office in China.
2005 – ADL Insulflex® expands manufacturing operations.
2006 – Expanded liquid silicone rubber coating capacity by building a new, fully automated LSR coating line.
2007 – Introduced Cool Blue™ firesleeve for higher insulation values and developed Pyrosleeve® Economy (PSE), a new economical version of firesleeve.
2008 – Launch of fourth generation website.