August 25, 2018

Superior Graphite Receives Visit From Department of Labor

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.

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June 13, 2018

Superior Graphite Releases New Polymer Product Line

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 …

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November 14, 2017

Superior Graphite has been honored to receive the Century Award

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.

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October 17, 2017

Superior Graphite Co. Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony

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.

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June 17, 2017

Superior Graphite Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation in Specialty Graphite and Carbon-Based Products

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.

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May 17, 2017

Superior Graphite Announces Strategic Realignment

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.

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