SGL Carbon is one of the world's leaders in manufacturing and marketing carbon and graphite products. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
- carbon and graphite products (54.9%): electrodes, cathodes, furnace liners, etc.;
- special graphite (30.4%): primarily intended for industrial, electronic, metallurgical, automotive, and mechanical applications;
- technology products (14.3%): carbon fibers, brake and clutch components, aerospace composites, etc.;
- other (0.4%).
Net sales break down geographically as follows: Germany (18.6%), Europe (25.1%), North America (22.5%), Asia (26.3%) and other (7.5%).