EU electrode output could rise as German firm buys idled capacity [UPDATED]

Steelmaking company Max Aicher Group has acquired a mothballed graphite electrode production facility at Griesheim, in western Germany, a spokeswoman for the company has told Metal Bulletin.

Max Aicher’s acquisition comes at a time when graphite electrodes are in short supply and are commanding high prices, which has contributed to the pressure on electric arc furnace (EAF)...


Lee Allen

October 31, 2017

19:15 GMT