Company

GrafTech is a world leader in graphite material science with more than 125 years of experience in the carbon and graphite industry.

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, winning seven R&D 100 Awards in the last 12 years for our revolutionary technologies.

Our product portfolio includes graphite electrodes, advanced carbon and graphite materials, and flexible graphite. We manufacture them on four continents and sell in over 70 countries to customers in industries such as metal production, electronics, chemicals, aerospace and transportation.

Vision

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

Goal

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

Strategy

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