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    GrafTech International Ltd. (GTI)

    5.02 Down 0.01(0.20%) Jul 27, 4:03PM EDT
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    GrafTech International Ltd.
    Park Center Drive I
    Suite 300
    Independence, OH 44131
    United States - Map
    Phone: 216-676-2000
    Website: http://www.graftech.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Industrial Electrical Equipment
    Full Time Employees:2,397

    Business Summary 

    GrafTech International Ltd. manufactures and sells graphite and carbon material science-based solutions. It operates through two segments, Industrial Materials and Engineered Solutions. The Industrial Materials segment manufactures and delivers graphite electrodes, which are components of the conductive power systems used to produce steel and non-ferrous metals; carbon, semi-graphitic, and graphite refractory hearth linings for blast and submerged arc furnaces used to produce iron and ferroalloys; and petroleum needle coke, a crystalline form of carbon used in the production of graphite electrodes. The Engineered Solutions segment provides extruded and molded graphite blocks, and machined graphite parts that are used in metallurgy, high-temperature industrial, and alternative energy applications, as well as produces a line of high temperature insulation for induction furnaces, high temperature vacuum furnaces, direct solidification furnaces, and other high temperature furnace applications; composite materials, which are used in applications, such as thermal protection, heat shields, and various other components; and electronic technologies comprising electronic thermal management solutions, fuel cell components, and sealing materials. This segment also offers materials, which include primary synthetic graphite powders, natural flake graphite powders, coke powders, and various other carbon/graphite powder derivatives for markets, including industrial lubricants, hot metal forming lubricants, conductive polymer fillers, and energy storage applications. The company sells its products through direct sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors worldwide. GrafTech International Ltd. was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Independence, Ohio.

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    Corporate Governance 
    GrafTech International Ltd.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2015 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Joel L. Hawthorne , 50
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. John D. Moran , 56
    VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. Lionel Batty , 56
    VP and Pres of Engineered Solutions
    Mr. Darrell Blair , 56
    VP and Pres of Industrial Materials
    Mr. Quinn J. Coburn ,
    Interim Chief Financial Officer, VP of Fin. and Treasurer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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