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)...

Published

Lee Allen

October 31, 2017

19:15 GMT

London