Triton Building Better Business
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A leading manufacturer and supplier of graphite products used in the aluminium, primary iron, and other smelting industries


COBEX is a global leader in the manufacture of carbon and graphite products for the primary aluminium and iron making industry and other metallurgical smelting processes. COBEX’s core areas of expertise lie in the manufacture of cathodes, furnace linings and carbon electrodes in premium quality and with maximum consistency. COBEX enjoys long-standing, trust-based partnerships with numerous customers around the world. Through innovative solutions, COBEX helps its customers create added value and optimise total cost of ownership.  A highly skilled team with years of experience in product development and application assists our customers with their technical knowledge and expertise. COBEX is based in Wiesbaden, Germany. The company also has two plants in Poland and a sales and technical service office in China.

Press releases

14 May 2018 SGL CFL CE becomes COBEX
02 Nov 2017 Triton completes the acquisition of SGL Group’s Cathodes, Furnace Linings and Carbon Electrodes businesses (CFL/CE)
08 Aug 2017 Triton has signed an agreement to acquire SGL Group’s Cathodes, Furnace Linings and Carbon Electrodes businesses (CFL/CE)


Triton IV

Acquisition date:
November 2017


€171 million (2017)

Number of employees:
844 (2017)

Rohin Jain

Frank Goede (Managing Director) 
Andrzej Hotlos (Managing Director)

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