Grand Opening of the Specialty Carbon Products Plant at Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Superior Graphite has invested in an updated R&D laboratory located adjacent to their existing production facility in Bedford Park, IL. The facility includes offices overlooking the lab areas for easy access and monitoring, work benches for dedicated scientists, as well as supplies and equipment that will assist in developing premium products for customers.
On Wednesday, August 22nd 2018, Superior Graphite received a visit from United States Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta and Administrator of the Small Business Adminstration, Linda McMahon. The visit lasted roughly 2 hours and consisted of a safety presentation, a tour of our plant (located at 6540 S Laramie Avenue in Bedford Park, IL 60638), and a round table discussion.
Superior Graphite has developed a new product line specifically for the Polymer market. In plastics, graphite is used as an additive mainly for improving tribological and conductive characteristics. FormulaPT™ product line includes synthetic and natural graphite powders in non-purified and thermally purified forms, calcined petroleum coke, and our unique Resilient Graphitic Carbons (RGC™). FormulaPT™ products are used in a variety …
Superior Graphite has been honored to receive the Century Award from the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. The awards program recognizes Illinois-based family businesses that have demonstrated a strong commitment to family business, contributions to industry and community, and innovative business practices and strategies.
Superior Graphite Co. has announced the expansion and groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, October 30th at 1 pm for the new Specialty Carbon Plant adjacent to one of the company’s existing manufacturing facilities in Hopkinsville, KY. Further details on expansion and the ceremony are available in the document below.
Superior Graphite Co. has come to an agreement with Entegris, Inc. regarding their small diameter graphite electrode factory in Russellville, Arkansas. Poco Graphite, a wholly owned subsidiary of Entegris, will operate the facility with the current work force.
Superior Graphite announces a multi-year strategic plan and a new management organization, as it enters a second century of manufacturing specialty graphite and carbon-based products. As part of the strategic business review, the Chicago-based company’s realignment will accelerate investments in specialty high-temperature products, enhanced infrastructure, as well as executive appointments to support the new strategy.