MBI News

MBI operating at full production of Graphite Rods since October 2019

MBI has been operating at full production, including machining, of its new small diameter graphite rods since October 2019.  The size range is now 2.5″ to 10″ in diameter.  Review our Graphite Rod technical sheet for properties and specifications to help determine whether we can meet your needs or contact us at 1-800-274-2008 or info@mbrashem.com to speak with a Sales Representative to review your requirements.

Deric Shroyer joins MBI’s Sales Team

On July 1, 2019, Deric Shroyer joined MBI as a new Sales Account Manager based out of Cochoton, OH (75 miles east of Columbus).  His background and focus will be on Specialty Graphite sales.

Small diameter graphite rod production run by MBI

M. Brashem Inc. and MBI Jiexiu Carbon Materials Co. Ltd., a Chinese company, have partnered to develop the capability to produce small diameter graphite rods for cathodic protection, stinger rod and specialty applications. The size range is 2.5″ to 6.0″ diameter and lengths of 36″ up to 80″ long. Average grain size of the rods will be 1.0mm. Production to come online Q1 2019.

Link to video of a first successful production run (June 2018):  https://youtu.be/pZy_onBZQIo

Nathan Engstrom Joins MBI’s Sales Team

On April 24, 2018, Nathan Engstrom joined MBI Graphite Division as an Account Manager based out of Cincinnati, OH area after many years working in the refractory business.