February 15, 2021

Letter of the President Regarding COVID-19 Update on Superior Graphite Operations

Given the ever-changing situation related to the Coronavirus, we are committed to providing regular updates here to allow you and your companies to prepare accordingly. We are also committed to the safety of our people, and yours. This is the latest update as of February 15th, 2021. We will update this page each week, or if something changes during the …

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November 13, 2019

Superior Graphite Opens a New Factory

Grand Opening of the Specialty Carbon Products Plant at Hopkinsville, Kentucky

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January 23, 2019

Superior Graphite Relocates and Updates Research & Development Center

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.

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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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