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Maximizing Customer Experience with Superior Electrode Quality and Technical Service

Showa Denko Carbon Division (SDK) is the world’s largest supplier of ultra-high-powered graphite electrodes. With over 100 years of experience and multiple production facilities strategically situated across the globe, SDK can efficiently deliver high-quality graphite electrodes to electric steelmakers worldwide. SDK offers a full complement of graphite electrode sizes and value-added technical services.

SDK belongs to the Showa Denko Group. With around 33,800 employees worldwide, Showa Denko Group has many business units, including petrochemicals, chemicals, electronics, inorganics and aluminum. Through the interconnection of these businesses and technologies, Showa Denko Group creates excellent individualized products that contribute to a society – one in which affluence and sustainability are harmonized.

Showa Denko Carbon Division provides:

  • Broad portfolio for all steel and non-ferrous applications
  • Experience with global electric arc furnace (EAF) applications
  • Regionalized sales and technical service in over 40 countries
  • Focused customer-collaboration to achieve optimal results


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