About SGL Carbon

Smart solutions for the future

Technology-based and partner

The “new” SGL Carbon is a technology-based company. Our high-quality materials and products made of specialty graphite and composites are used in future defining industries: automotive, aerospace, semiconductor, LED, solar and wind energy, and in the production of lithium-ion batteries. In addition, we develop solutions for chemical and industrial applications.

As the “new” SGL Carbon, we focus our thinking and actions around our customers. We see ourselves as partners, developing intelligent, trendsetting, and sustainable solutions that deliver clear and far-reaching benefits. Just like carbon, we enter into close and numerous relationships, to adapt our solutions to our customers’ needs.

Our contribution to a smarter world

Our materials, products and solutions are embedded in the major topics of the future: sustainable mobility, new energies and cross-industry digitization. Further developments in these areas demand intelligent, more efficient, networked and sustainable solutions - in short, "smart solutions". Our company vision revolves around our contribution to these future developments. We want to contribute to making the world a little bit smarter every day.

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We are manufacturer, supplier, and development partner. For the key future topics – mobility, energy, digitization – we develop smart solutions that deliver added value for our customers.

Jürgen Köhler,
Chairman/CEO

Key facts

employees
4200
4200
sales in 2017
860
860
million euros
production sites
32
32
production sites