About Elkem

Established in 1904, Elkem is one of the world’s leading companies in the environmentally responsible manufacture of metals and materials. Elkem is a fully-integrated producer with operations throughout the silicon value chain from quartz to silicon and downstream silicone specialities as well as speciality ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials.

Elkem consists of three business divisions: Silicones, a fully integrated silicones producer; Silicon Products, a provider of silicon, ferrosilicon, foundry alloys, microsilica and related specialty products; and Carbon Solutions, a supplier of electrode paste and speciality products to the ferroalloys, silicon and aluminium industries.

You meet our products every day; at home, in your car, in medical equipment, in your electronic gadgets, in sustainable energy equipment, in the bridges you cross, and in the tallest buildings. 

Headquartered in Oslo, the company’s 31 production sites and extensive network of sales offices and agents around the world ensure proximity to customers and access to attractive end markets.

Elkem's more than 6.700 skilled employees and significant R&D activities provide a solid basis for further technology-driven growth and optimisation.

On 22 March 2018 Elkem was re-listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. On 1 July 2020 the division set up changed from four to three business divisions, as Silicon Materials and Foundry Products merge into Silicon Products.

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