Price competition and costs yield shaky Q1 for SGL and GrafTech
Published: Friday, 26 April 2013
Economic uncertainty leads synthetic graphite firms to revise earnings targets
Two of the worlds leading manufacturers of
synthetic graphite products, Germanys SGL Group and
US-based GrafTech International,
have reported weaker than expected results for the first three
months of 2013, citing difficult market conditions.
SGL, whose main business is making graphite electrodes for
steel scrap furnaces,...