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Elkem Foundry China

  • 2 induction furnaces
  • 85 employees
  • Production of 80 grades of nodularisers and 3 grades of inoculants
  • Annual capacity of 30.000 mt

Elkem Foundry China (EFC) is situated at Shizuishan Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone in the province of Ningxia, the fastest growing province of China.

EFC originated from the plant site of Elkem Carbon China Co., Ltd in Shizuishan city since 2004.

EFC commenced operations on this same site in June 2005 and has supplied magnesium-ferrosilicon and inoculants for the Chinese and Asian market. In the year 2013, our second furnace began working and the CSP line was upgraded. The capacity was up to 13,000t by the year 2017.

In 2018, a new plant was constructed at Shizuishan city, with a great location which provides direct access to raw materials and energy resources. This new plant started its production in January 2018.

With an innovation culture and improvement focus, EFC is growing rapidly within the Chinese and Asian market, creating a rise in demand for Elkem’s products and services. Superior product quality and customer focused service, EFC now holds a leading position in the market and is regarded highly by the Chinese foundry industry. EFC is expanding its presence in the market and maintains the leading benchmark producer of foundry alloys.

“Elkem Shizuishan is a modern, creative, safe and efficient place. I like that I can develop myself here and am recognised, trusted and respected.”