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Showa Denko Carbon
Company DescriptionShowa Denko Carbon, Inc. is a member of the Carbon Division of Showa Denko K. K., a global company using aluminum, inorganic and organic chemical technologies to provide industrial and consumer products for energy, automotive, environmental and electronic applications. The Carbon Products Sector manufactures graphite electrodes for electric steelmaking and graphite particles for industrial and vehicle applications. On October 2nd, 2017, the Carbon division acquired SGL Carbon GE, making Showa Denko Carbon Inc. it the world’s largest producer of graphite electrodes. This includes production facilities in the U.S., Japan, Germany, Spain, Austria, Malaysia and China with a combined capacity of 250,000 MT/y.
Showa Denko Carbon, Inc. in the U.S. (South Carolina) specializes in the production of artificial graphite particles for high performance friction materials used in OE, OES and aftermarket vehicle applications. The company uses high quality raw materials, high temperature production processes and a certified quality system to provide products with consistent and reliable material properties.