GrafTech acquires Seadrift Coke and C/G Electrodes

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Wednesday, 01 December 2010

US graphite supplier gains coke and electrode units, pursues speciality markets

US natural and synthetic graphite supplier, GrafTech International Ltd, has acquired Seadrift Coke LP, the world’s second largest producer of petroleum-based needle coke, and C/G Electrodes LLC, a US-based graphite electrode producer.


To finance the acquisitions, GrafTech issued 24m. shares of common stock, used $86m. in...

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