SGL ups graphite electrode prices to offset slump

By Laura Syrett
Published: Thursday, 25 July 2013

Company blames Chinese competition; believes prices have bottomed

Synthetic graphite manufacturer SGL Carbonhas raised the price of its graphite electrodes by up to 30% in a bid to mitigate a fall in the value of the products, which have forced the company to cut its profit outlook twice this year.

The company informed its customers of the...

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