IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Specialty Chemicals :: Electronic chemicals

SGL to Build Graphite Plant in Germany

9:52 AM MDT | July 19, 2011 | Alex Scott

Carbon materials manufacturer SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) says in September it will start building an isostatic graphite production plant at Bonn, Germany. The plant is set to be completed by the end of 2012. The facility will contribute toward a tripling of the company’s global isostatic graphite capacity to 15,000 m.t./year.   Isostatic graphite is essential, for the production of ultra-pure polysilicon and silicon monocrystals for the semiconductor and photovoltaic industries. Graphite components also are needed in the manufacture of light...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa