(i) Assam Carbon is the leader in the field of Carbon and Carbon related products for the past five decades. They supply products to various segments like Railway Traction, Cement, Steel, Sugar, Mines, Power, Petrochemical, Chemical process Industries, etc. for various applications. They commissioned the first plant 50 years ago and subsequently, they entered in a Joint Venture with Morgans to widen their portfolio which lasts till 2016. During this period they imbibed some of the best Technology, Plant & Machinery, and Manufacturing Practices, catapulting them to the leadership position in India and also exporting to several countries in the world.
(ii) In 2016, Assam Carbon has become an independent identity, after the present management acquired all Morgan shares, once Morgans decided to exit the carbon business in India. However, as per the agreement entered into with Morgans, they have all the rights in perpetuity to produce all the grades/ products for which Assam Carbon have adopted from Morgans.
(iii) Assam Carbon has manufacturing plants, at Guwahati, Assam and Patencheru, Telangana with a strength of about 350 people. Company has a diverse product portfolio in the field of Electrical, Mechanical and specialty Carbons, encompassing a very wide range of carbon and graphite products for varied applications such as Carbon Brushes, Current Collectors, Railways Signaling Contacts, Carbon Seals & Bearings, Carbon Gland Ring, Steam joints, Thrust Pad, Radial bearing, Graphite Felt & Insulations, and other graphite products.
(iv) The Company has recently embarked on a major modernization program at its Guwahati Factory to meet the rapidly growing domestic and export market to meet the stringent quality and volumes requirement. This is scheduled for completion by January 2017, whereafter similar Programme shall be undertaken for the Company’s Patancheru, Hyderabad Plant.
Business Model of the Company
(i) The Company is one of the market leaders in Electrical & Mechanical Carbon Products, with interests in manufacturing of Carbon blocks of various grades.
(ii) It manufactures a complete range of Carbon brushes for Railways and Industrial uses. Its Railway Traction products include Pantograph, Current Collectors & SIG Contacts. Mechanical Carbon Division produces Carbon Seals, Bearings, Vanes, and Thrust Pads.
(iii) The finishing unit near Hyderbad is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art machines to offer customers products as per their specific requirements.
(iv) Speciality Graphite Division of the Company offers solutions of the Diamond Tool industry, Optical fiber manufacturing, Hard metal sintering, and Electronic industry.
(v) The Company also manufactures various kinds of Graphite products Viz., Hi-Temp Insulator, Fuel Cells, Heating Elements, Casting Dyes, Lubricating Blocks, and other such items as per the need of the Customers. Aegis – the world’s most effective shaft grounding brush is also provided by the Company.
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