1.GRAPHITE ELECTRODES – A PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Graphite - An Allotrope of Carbon

Graphite Electrodes – An Introduction

Graphite Electrodes - Types

Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite (HOPG) Electrodes

Powder Graphite Electrodes

Graphite Electrodes – Grades

Table 1: Global Graphite Electrodes Market by Grade (2012-2017) in US$ Million for Ultra-High Power, and Regular Power and High Power

Graphite Electrodes - Production Process

Forming

Baking

Impregnation

Rebaking

Graphitizing

Machining

Graphite Electrodes - Applications

Graphite Electrodes - Standard Properties (Values taken at room temperature)

Graphite Electrodes - Utilization in Steel Industry

Electric Arc Furnace

2.MARKET TRENDS

Graphite Market to Exhibit Growth in Demand Post Recession

Table 2: Global Graphite Electrodes Demand by Region (2012-2017) in ‘000 MT for Asia, Europe/CIS, America, and North/Middle East Africa

Scenario in Steel Industry

China to Expand Graphite Manufacturing Capacity

3.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Energoprom Group Introduces Graphite Electrode Machining Equipment

SDK Acquires Significant Majority Interest in Sichuan Carbon

SGL Carbon to Invest in Ozark-Arkansas Graphite Electrodes Production Facility

ArcelorMittal and SGL Group Ink Supply Agreement

GrafTech International Takes Over FMI

MEGA Graphite Inks Letter of Intent with Chotanagpur Graphite Industries

Showa Denko Carbon to Expand Dorchester County Operations

GrafTech International Merges with C/G

4.MARKET PARTICIPANTS

Ameri-Source Specialty Products (USA)

Beijing Great Wall Co., Ltd. (China)

Chengdu Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Chengdu Rongguang Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

China Carbon Graphite Group, Inc. (China)

China Yuanda Carbon Group Co., Ltd. (China)

CIMM Group (China)

Coidan Graphite Products Ltd. (UK)

Dalian Thrive Mining Co., Ltd. (China)

Dandong Xinxin Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Electrographite Carbon Co., Pty., Ltd. (South Africa)

Energoprom Management JSC (Russia)

EWT/3DCNC, Inc. (USA)

Expo Appliances Pvt., Ltd. (India)

Fangda Carbon New Material Co., Ltd. (China)

Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. (USA)

Graftech International Ltd. (USA)

Graphel LLC (USA)

Graphite Cova GmbH (Germany)

Graphite Electrode Sales, Inc. (USA)

Graphite India Ltd. (India)

Graphite Sales, Inc. (USA)

Haihan Industry, Inc. (China)

Hebei Zhanming Carbon Manufactory Co., Ltd. (China)

HEG Ltd. (India)

Henan Sanli Carbon Products Co., Ltd. (China)

Henschke GmbH (Germany)

Hindustan Produce Company (India)

HTU Industrial, Inc. (China)

Jap Trading Sro (Czech Republic)

Kaifeng Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Lithomelt Co., Ltd. (China)

LST Group (China)

M. Brashem, Inc. (USA)

Maruya Industry Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Meceka Graphite Pvt., Ltd. (India)

Merolex-GS Sp z.o.o. (Poland)

Metallon Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong)

Misano Middle East LLC (UAE)

Misano SpA (Italy)

MWI, Inc. (USA)

Nantong Yangzi Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Nippon Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Noboran Ltd. (Hungary)

Ohio Carbon Blank, Inc. (USA)

PJSC "Ukrgrafit" (Ukraine)

Qingdao Sino Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Qingdao Tennry Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Rahul Graphites Ltd. (India)

Refractory Engineers, Inc. (USA)

Rupa International (India)

Sadashiv Corporation (India)

Saturn Industries, Inc. (USA)

SGL Carbon SE (Germany)

Shandong Lubei Carbon Co., Ltd. (China)

Showa Denko Carbon, Inc. (USA)

Showa Denko KK (Japan)

Sinograf SA (Poland)

Sinosteel Corporation (China)

Sinosteel Germany GmbH (Germany)

Sinotech (Dalian) Carbon & Graphite Manufacturing Corporation (China)

Sojitz JECT Corporation (Japan)

Superior Graphite Company (USA)

Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Tokai Carbon Europe Ltd. (UK)

Topfly Material Co., Ltd. (China)

UKCG Group Ltd. (UK)

Weaver Industries, Inc. (USA)

Xuzhou Hongji Electrode Manufacture Co., Ltd. (China)

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