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SGL Group Inaugurates Graphite Plant in Malaysia

8:22 AM MDT | September 13, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas

SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) says it has officially inaugurated its fully integrated graphite electrode and cathode plant at Banting, Malaysia. The company invested more than €200 million ($265 million) in the facility, which is the largest single project in its 20-year history, SGL Group says. The production capacity of the plant is 60,000 m.t./year.  The strategic location of Malaysia for supplying the electric steel and aluminum industries in the Southeast Asian and Mideast markets, was the primary reason for building the facility there...

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