Elkem Foundry China (EFC)

Elkem foundry china

Elkem Foundry China (EFC) is situated at the plant site of Elkem Carbon China Co., Limited in Shizuishan city of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, in the Northwest of China. The location provides direct access to raw materials (quartz, coke, Mg and RE, etc.) and energy resources. The plant has two furnaces in operation with a total capacity of 10,000 Mt alloys per year.

Elkem Carbon China Co., Limited (ECC) was established in the year 2000 when Elkem acquired a Chinese state owned carbon plant – the Shizuishan No. 1 Carbon Plant.

Elkem Foundry China (EFC) commenced operations on this same site from January 1st, 2006 and has supplied FSM and Inoculants within the Chinese and Asian market since that time. In the year 2013, a second furnace was installed in the plant, which started operation from June 2014.

EFC has been growing rapidly in the Chinese market, meeting the rising demand for Elkem’s products and services. Through superior product quality and customer focused technical service, EFC now holds a leading position in the market, and is highly regarded by the Chinese Foundry Industry. With the further expansion plans in place, EFC will continue to expand its presence in the market and maintain its position as the benchmark producer of foundry alloys.