SGL Group / SGL Carbon GmbH

Contact: Dr Christian Schreiner

SGL Carbon is one of the world's leading manufacturers of carbon-based products. Our comprehensive portfolio ranges from carbon and graphite products to carbon fibers and composites. The core competencies of SGL Carbon include high temperature technologies as well as long-time experience in application and engineering know-how. Products of SGL are mainly used in steel, aluminum, automobile, chemical, and glass/ceramic industries, but also semiconductor, solar, battery, and fuel cell as well as aerospace industries are among SGL’s customers.

With more than 40 production sites in North America, Europe, and Asia as well as a service network covering more than 100 countries the SGL Group is a company with a global presence. The central research and development unit ‘Technology & Innovation’ (T&I) of SGL Carbon is located in Meitingen, Germany.  T&I is directed towards core competencies and works group-wide. In addition to traditional applications of graphite products, T&I develops especially new carbon materials and applications where high growth potential and new chances are expected.

Here, special focus is given to carbon materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion systems like batteries and fuel cells. Our portfolio includes artificial graphite and amorphous carbons as anode materials for lithium ion batteries, gas diffusion layers for fuel cells, bipolar plates and carbon felts for redox flow batteries, and graphite foils and foams for next generation battery thermal management.

Find out more on the SGL website.