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Global Carbon And Graphite Industry

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-62Kemrock Industries Launches JAITEC Brand Industrial GradeCarbon Products II-62Showa Denko Introduces a New Grade of Graphite II-62Metallized Carbon Introduces M-400 and M-106 Carbon-GraphiteMaterials II-62China Carbon Graphite Group Introduces Fine Grain Graphite Rods II-62Showa Denko Unveils New Carbon Separators II-63Kaneka Introduces Graphite Sheet with High Thermal Conductivity II-63

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-64Global Metals Exploration to Take Over Hatua Resources II-64Cabot Corporation to Take Over Activated Carbon Supplier NoritN.V II-64Bolero Resources to Take Over Asbury Mining Graphite Mine fromUragold Bay Resources II-65Bravura Ventures Acquires Graphite Properties in Canada II-65Shield Gold to Take Over Multiple Mining Claims in Canada II-65New Destiny Mining to Take Over Three Graphite Properties inCanada II-65Galaxy Capital Takes Over Laurier Graphite Property in Canada II-65Cavan Ventures Takes Over Two Graphite Projects in Canada II-66Standard Graphite Inks Definitive Agreement to Take OverMousseau East Deposit Resource II-66Terra Firma Resources Inks Mineral Property Option Agreementwith Standard Graphite II-66Galaxy Capital Inks Agreement to Snap Up Sun Graphite Propertyin Canada II-66Big North Capital Inks Agreement to Acquire Brougham andGriffith Graphite Properties II-67Olympic Resources and Zimtu Capital Ink Agreement II-67SGL Group to Take Over Majority Interest in Fibras Sintéticasde Portugal from Negofor II-67Toray Industries Acquires Société des Fibres de Carbone fromArkema II-67Velocity Minerals to Take Over Three Graphite Properties inCanada II-68SGL Inks Long-Term Graphite Electrode Supply Agreement withArcelorMittal II-68Zoltek Collaborates with Magna Exteriors and Interiors toProduce EpicBlendSMC EB CFS-Z II-68The Linde Group Selects SGL Group as an Exclusive Carbon Supplier II-68Showa Denko Inks Agreement to Acquire Stake in Sinosteel Sichuan II-69Government of Tamilnadu Inks MoUs with Phillips Carbon Black II-69Cabot Corp and Risun Chemicals Company to Build New CarbonBlack Plant in China II-69Cabot Corporation to Set Up a Carbon Black JV with RisunChemicals in China II-69The Morgan Crucible Company Acquires Changsha Hairong NewMaterials II-70GrafTech International Takes Over Fiber Materials II-70Orocan Resource to Acquire Graphite Properties in Quebec, Canada II-70MEGA Graphite and Chotanagpur Graphite Industries to Establisha JV II-70Toray Industries and Daimler to Form Joint Venture II-71POSCO Group and Tokai Carbon to Enter into Production andSales Joint Venture II-71SGL Group Inks Contract with a Chinese Silicon Company II-72Toray Industries Collaborates with Toray Advanced Materials Korea II-72Toray to Continue Expansion of Production Plant for CarbonFiber at Ehime Facility II-72Showa Denko Group to Commence Volume Production of SDXTMCarbon-Coated Aluminum Foils II-73Taekwang Industrial to Commence Carbon Fiber Production II-73General Motors to Collaborate with Teijin II-73Teijin to Establish Pilot Production Facility for CFRTPComponents in Japan II-74Showa Denko to Increase Graphite Electrode Production Capacity II-74China Carbon Graphite Group Establishes New Graphite ElectrodeProduction Plant II-74Cabot Procures Order for Emperor® 1800 Carbon Black Pigmentfrom Halsan Paint & Color II-75Cabot to Expand Global Carbon Black Manufacturing Capacity II-75HEG to Invest in Increasing Production Capacity of Graphite Plant II-76Sanxi Sanjia Group to Build New Carbon Electrode Plant II-76SGL Group Bags Contract from The Carbon Company II-76Showa Denko to Increase Graphite Electrode Manufacturing Capacity II-76Shanxi Jinghua Carbon to Invest in UHP Graphite Electrode Project II-77Evonik Industries Divests Carbon Black Business to RhôneCapital and Triton Partners II-77

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-78Calgon Carbon to Take Over Calgon Mitsubishi Chemical II-78GrafTech International Acquires Micron Research II-78Aditya Birla Group Acquires Minority Stake in AlexandriaCarbon Black Company II-78Showa Denko Establishes VGCFTM-X Facility II-78Toray Industries and EADS Ink Supply Agreement for CarbonFiber Prepreg II-79Woongjin Chemical to Establish Carbon Fiber Production Line II-79Extrativa and Graphit Kropfmuehl to Set Up Natural Graphite JVin Brazil II-79C/G Electrodes Selects Infor ERP SyteLine and AdvancedPlanning and Scheduling Module from Infor II-80Toho Tenax Introduces Gas Diffusion Layer (GDL) UtilizingCarbon Fiber Fabric for Fuel Cells II-80GrafTech International Acquires C/G Electrodes and Seadrift Coke II-80BMW Enters Into Joint Venture with SGL II-81Graphit Kropfmuhl Enters into Joint Venture with Extrativa II-81Cytec Engineered Materials and Mitsubishi Rayon Enter intoCollaboration II-81 China Carbon Signs LoI to Purchase Chiyu Carbon Graphite Limited II-81Calgon Carbon Obtains Four FLUEPAC Activated Carbon Contracts II-81Hanfeng Evergreen to be Exclusive China Distributor forCarbonPower II-82Carbone Lorraine Group Obtains Contract for Seawater Filtersfrom the State Government of Victoria II-82Carbone Lorraine Takes Over Calcarb II-82Helwig Carbon Acquire Electrical Carbon Operation of SGL Carbon II-82Trading Emissions to Collaborate with Leaf Clean Energy II-83Zoltek Inks Agreement with Global Blade Technologies II-83Industrial Technology Research Institute Enters intoPartnership with Spirit Aero Systems II-83Origin Energy Enters Into Agreement with Carbon Conscious II-83Graphite Sales and Superior Graphite Enter into Joint Venture II-83Cabot Expands Production Capacity II-83Brembo Signs Joint Venture Agreement with SGL Group II-84HTC Purenergy Acquires Carbon Rx II-84HRE Performance Wheels Inks Partnership Agreement with DymagRacing II-84SGL Group to Manufacture Specialty Carbon Products II-85Goltens Dubai Inks Memorandum of Understanding with Brodrene II-85GrafTech International Receives License from TouchstoneResearch for Carbon Foam Tooling Patents II-85SKion Takes Over Equity Interest in SGL Carbon SE II-85AMG Invest Takes Over Outstanding Interest in Graphit Kropfmühl II-85GS Caltex Enters into Joint Venture with Nippon Oil toEstablish Carbon Plant II-85Hyperion Catalysis International Inks Supply and LicensingAgreement with Showa Denko II-86Metals USA Holdings Acquires VR Laser II-86SGL to Construct Production Facility for Specialty CarbonProducts II-86Nippon Graphite Fiber to Complete Installation of NovelManufacturing Line for Pitch-Based Carbon Fibers II-86ADA-ES Names Crowfoot Development as ADA Carbon Solutions II-86Bayer MaterialScience to Establish Production Facility forCarbon Nanotubes II-87Airbus Signs Contract with Chinese Partners to Create JV forA350 and A320 Aircrraft II-87Awabi Acquires CarbonDesk II-87Showa Denko Produces VGCFTM-X- a Novel Grade of Carbon Nanotube II-87Iran Constructs First Carbon-Silicium Manufacturing Facilityin Middle East II-87C-Lock Technology Takes Over Carbon Credit II-88Mozambican Province Signs MoU with Timcal Graphite to ResumeGraphite Production II-88Mitsubishi Rayon Establishes MITSUBISHI RAYON II-88Benteler-SGL-Automotive-Composite Takes Over Fischer Composite II-88HITCO Carbon Composite Enters into Strategic Agreement with Denel Saab II-89

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-90Cabot Corporation (US) II-90Mersen ( France) II-90GrafTech International Ltd. (US) II-91HEG Ltd. ( India) II-92Hexcel Corporation (US) II-92Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. ( Japan) II-92Grafil, Inc. (US) II-92Morgan Crucible Company Plc (UK) II-93Morgan AM&T ( Australia) II-93Nippon Carbon Co., Ltd. ( Japan) II-93Orion Engineered Carbons LLC (US) II-94SGL Carbon SE ( Germany) II-94Showa Denko K.K ( Japan) II-94Showa Denko Carbon, Inc. (US) II-95Superior Graphite Co. (US) II-95Toho Tenax Co., Ltd. ( Japan) II-95Toho Tenax America, Inc. (US) II-96Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. ( Japan) II-96Toray Industries, Inc. ( Japan) II-97Zoltek Companies, Inc. (US) II-97

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-98Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCarbon & Graphite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 19: World Historic Review for Carbon & Graphite byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-99

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon & Graphite byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCarbon & Graphite Electrodes by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America,and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualSales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 22: World Historic Review for Carbon & GraphiteElectrodes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon & GraphiteElectrodes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofDollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Marketsfor Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-103

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forCarbon & Graphite Electrodes by Product Segment- CarbonElectrodes and Graphite Electrodes Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

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