Elkem’s silicon metal operations, part 8

Elkem Salten, Norway

The Elkem Salten plant produces Si99, Silloy® and Elkem Microsilica®. The annual production capacity is approximately 75,000 mt of silicon. The plant consists of three smelting furnaces, with a total capacity of 115 MW.

Yongdeng Silicon Materials, China

The Yongdeng Silicon Materials production facility is located in Lanzhou, Yongdeng Silicon Materials County in China. The main products produced by Yongdeng Silicon Materials is the Si99 and the plant has a production capacity of

approximately 55,000 mtpy of silicon and 25,000 mtpy of Elkem Microsilica®. The plant consists of four operational smelting furnaces.

Elkem Rana, Norway

The Elkem Rana plant is currently producing ferrosilicon and microsilica at its two large furnaces, and special ferrosilicon products, including granulated, high purity and refined qualities, make up a large share of the production. The plant has a production capacity of approximately 80,000 mtpy.

Elkem is studying whether to convert its production capacity to the production of silicon, will support the development of Elkem’s specialization strategy.

Elkem Bremanger, Norway

The Elkem Bremanger mainly produces Silgrain® and Elkem Microsilica® and has an annual production capacity of approximately 40,000 mtpy of Silgrain®. The plant consists of one smelting furnace with a capacity of 40 MW and a chemical facility for the purification of silicon into Silgrain®. The plant is located together with the Foundry Products division’s plant in Bremanger.

Elkem Thamshavn, Norway

The Elkem Tamshavn plant’s key products are Si99 and Elkem Microsilica®. The annual production capacity is approximately 45,000 mt of silicon. The plant consists of two smelting furnaces with a total capacity of 68 MW, one of which is the world’s largest silicon furnace.

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