About Us

A Company of Innovators

Since our inception in 1886, we have been innovating and finding solutions. The result? Deep knowledge of the steelmaking process that benefits our customers around the world.

We know graphite

In 1879, Cleveland, Ohio, became the City of Light, when it demonstrated the world’s first electric street lamps. We got started supplying the arc carbon that illuminated our hometown, and later the world.

In the years since, we have amassed more than 135 patents and published patent applications, while working closely with electric arc furnace (EAF) operators. Our longevity and experience in more than 50 countries has equipped us with exceptional expertise. Whether through insightful solutions or indispensable graphite electrodes, we use that knowledge to help customers transform their operations through reduced costs, increased efficiencies and uninterrupted production flows.

About UsWhere we operate

With experienced Customer Technical Service (CTS) and sales teams around the world, GrafTech customers are never far from the expertise they require.

A Global Footprint

We employ more than 1,350 people around the world, work with customers in over 50 countries and manufacture products in Europe and the Americas.

The map below can help guide you to the CTS or sales team closest to you. But if you’re not sure which location can serve you best, let us know about your operation and application. The right team will get in touch.

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Meyerton Sales Office

GrafTech South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
C/O Inyani - Alberton
38 Rae Frankel Street
Alberton - 1448 Gauteng
South Africa


Beijing Sales Office

GrafTech Hong Kong Limited
Beijing Representative Office
Jinglun Hotel, Room 4067
No. 3 Jian Wai Da Jie
Beijing, 100020 China

Japan Sales Office

GrafTech Japan G.K.
3rd Floor, CD building, Makuhari Techno Garden
1-3, Nakase, Mihamaku, Chiba
Chiba, 261-8501 Japan
Fax: 043-296-8179


Bussigny Sales Office

GrafTech Switzerland S.A.
Boulevard de l’Arc-en-Ciel 36
1030 Bussigny, Switzerland

Calais Manufacturing Facility & Sales Office

GrafTech France S.N.C.
Rue des Garennes
F62100 Calais, France

Pamplona Manufacturing Facility & Sales Office

GrafTech Iberica S.L.
Carretera de Astrain S/N
E-31171 Ororbia
Navarra, Spain

Middle East

Dubai Sales Office

GrafTech International FZE
Office 1124
Tower A, 11th Floor
Jebel Ali Free Zone
Dubai, UAE

North America

Brooklyn Heights Corporate Headquarters

GrafTech International Holdings Inc.
982 Keynote Circle
Brooklyn Heights, Ohio 44131

Monterrey Manufacturing Facility & Sales Office

GrafTech Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Carretera Miguel Alemán
Km. 20 #600 Ote.
Apodaca, Nuevo León Mexico 66600

Port Lavaca Seadrift Needle Coke Manufacturing Facility

Seadrift Coke L.P.
8618 State Hwy. 185 North
P.O. Box 192
Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
Fax: 1.361.552.8327

St. Marys Manufacturing Facility & Sales Office

GrafTech USA LLC
800 Theresia St
St. Marys, Pennsylvania 15857

South America

Salvador Machine Shop & Sales Office

GrafTech Brasil Participações Ltda
Rodovia BA-522 / Km-7
Candeias, Bahia Brazil 43813-300

Technology Center

Headquarters, Innovation & Technology Center, & Sales Office

Needle Coke

Manufacturing Facility & Sales Office

Sales Office

Sales Office


Needle Coke Manufacturing Facility


Machine Shop & Sales Office

About UsVertical Integration

Even as demand for petroleum needle coke outpaces supply, GrafTech is uniquely positioned to keep our customers’ electric arc furnaces running steadily.

Long-Term Peace of Mind

A market shortage of petroleum needle coke – essential to graphite electrode manufacturing but also increasingly in demand for electric vehicle batteries – can bring electric arc furnaces to a halt. Today, there is no viable alternative to graphite electrodes. GrafTech customers, however, can count on a steady supply of high-performing graphite electrodes because of our substantial vertical integration with Seadrift Coke L.P.

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One of the world’s only standalone petroleum needle coke plants.

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