Graphite Electrode Division
The main business of HEG is graphite which accounts for 80% of the revenue. Set up in 1977, in technical and financial collaboration with Societe Des Electrodes Et Refractaires Savoie (SERS), a subsidiary of Pechiney of France, HEG is now the largest integrated graphite plant in the world. Spread over an area of about 170 acres, HEG (graphite division) has facilities for production of Graphite Electrodes and Graphite Specialities. Its plant is located at Mandideep near Bhopal (MP).
HEG also has a dedicated R&D Set-up for Carbon and Graphite.
The plant has a annual capacity to make 66,000 MT of UHP grade electrodes. It has three captive power generation facilities which can together produce around 77 MW which fulfils almost the entire requirement of the graphite plant.