Elkem is a world-leading provider of silicones, silicon and carbon-based solutions. We have a unique position in the market with full ownership throughout the value chain, from quartz to specialty silicones. Elkem also has strong positions in specialty foundry alloys and carbon materials.
Elkem employs over 6,000 people and operates 27 production sites around the globe.
The company has an extensive sales and R&D network that enables us to deliver innovative technologies and market-based solutions, while contributing to a sustainable future.
Elkem is a signatory to the UN Global Compact, and defines sustainability in line with the principles of the UN Global Compact. Elkem defines sustainability work as continuous efforts to minimise any negative impact on the environment and society. We do this by complying with relevant public regulations, while simultaneously building a profitable and respected business.
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