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GrafTech is a world leader in graphite material science with more than 130 years of experience in the carbon and graphite industry.  We employ approximately 1,300 people, manufacture products on three continents, and work with customers in over 50 countries.

The company’s history goes back to supplying arc carbons to the City of Cleveland, Ohio in the late 1800s, allowing the city to become the first in the world with electric street lamps. GrafTech has continued to innovate ever since, with more than 180 patents and patents pending.


We enable customer leadership better and faster than our competition, through the creation, innovation and manufacture of carbon and graphite material science based solutions.


Increase our throughput by maximizing the amount and speed of free cash flow generated at the defined constraint every day.


We accomplish this goal by:

  • Expanding and exploiting our unique, industry leading positions in new and existing markets
  • Accelerating commercialization of advantaged technologies
  • Strengthening our organization’s capabilities