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Company name: SGL Group


Company name: SGL Group
Category: Graphite electrodes [This business unit now sold to Triton / Showa Denko]
Business location: Wiesbaden, Germany

Expertise: Graphite electrode supplies [Business unit sold to Showa Denko in 2017].
Keywords: Carbon & graphite products, carbon fibers, composites.
Website: www.sglgroup.com
Email address: cpc@sglgroup.com
Telephone: +49 611 6029-0
Fax: +49 611 6029-305

Other information: SGL today is a composite materials business that serves the automotive, aerospace, and solar and wind energy industries, as well as manufacturers of semiconductors, LEDs, and lithium-ion batteries. The firm also develops innovative solutions for various chemical and industrial applications.

SGL Group was one of the world's leading manufacturers of carbon-based products, including graphite electrodes for EAF steelmaking, until these assets were sold off in 2017. The firm was founded in 1992 from a merger between SIGRI in Germany and Great Lakes Carbon in the USA. SGL operate production sites in Europe, North America and Asia.

Recent news
  • 2019: SGL Carbon and Solvay collaborate to develop highly-competitive advanced carbon fiber composites for aerospace primary structures.
  • 2018: Successful placement of convertible notes due 2023.
  • 2018: Realigns strategy to mobility, energy and digitization issues.
  • 2017: Sells graphite electrode business to Showa Denko of Japan.
  • 2017: SGL Group acquires BMW Group's minority interest in SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers joint venture.
  • 2017: Acquires shares from Japanese graphite and carbon specialist Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. in the SGL Tokai Process Technology (STPT) joint venture operating in the Asian market.
  • 2017: Sells cathodes, furnace linings and carbon electrodes business unit to Triton.



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