Carbon and Graphite Machining and Recycling Facility - Semco Carbon

Custom Carbon & Graphite Machining

Fifty Years of Experience

Our custom carbon and graphite machining capabilities are engineered from the ground up with our client's budget, goals, and expectations in mind. No matter the tolerance, no matter the finish, no matter how specific your need, our years of experience coupled with the most advanced machining resources will keep your organization humming with minimal delay. We aren’t just experts in carbon and graphite machining—we’re also experts in client consultation and collaboration. We’re in the business of creating solutions, no matter how unique the problem.

Carbon & Graphite Material Recycling

We’ll purchase your obsolete carbon and graphite materials for reclamation or proper disposal. Less waste in the landfill, more green in your pocket — just the kind of win-win solution we’re in the business of creating.

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Custom Carbon & Graphite Machining

15 Mar
Lunch at Semco

Lunch at Semco

Lunchtime with Graphite Engineers Here’s a riddle: what do graphite engineers talk about over lunch? Need another minute? Ok, we’ll give you the answer: graphite engineering! Well, that’s at least one of the answers. The most important part of that riddle is the fact that in a graphite shop, the employees enjoy their lunch together -- at least they do at Semco. Lunch at Semco is a time when the crew has a chance to enjoy a meal, discuss current shop projects, review the daily news, and swap family stories. While COVID has changed the dynamic in the lunchroom to...

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02 Mar
Interface with Clients

Interface with Clients

Semco Carbon’s Interface with Clients We live in the golden age of business communication. Whether you’re talking finance, graphite applications, or real estate, many e-commerce solutions exist to connect consumers with businesses and facilitate purchasing when face-to-face is not possible. With nearly everyone proficient in Zoom these days (even if we’re not all sure how to get that cat filter off our screen), businesses like Semco can “meet” with our clients when we need the rapid back and forth of conversation when working on complex graphite applications, but without unnecessary travel or the risk of COVID exposure. The truth is...

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24 Feb
Graphite Availability and Production in 2021

Graphite Availability and Production in 2021

With 2019 and a particularly challenging 2020 in the rearview mirror, Semco Carbon is hoping for good things in 2021. The last couple years have presented multiple challenges regarding graphite, from material acquisition to production. Raw materials have been a particular challenge. Given the 2018 closure of multiple Chinese manufacturers per new green initiatives, many major graphite manufacturers found themselves without enough stock. Then, in 2019, everyone jumped into production and it became a year of oversupply. 2020 was a completely different story. Given the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic, lots of graphite manufacturers decided to shut down production...

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