Breaking News: Elkem Makes Waves with Acquisition of VUM

Elkem, being a major player in the silicon industry, anticipates that the acquisition will generate an estimated annual increase in turnover of approximately NOK 360 Mn: Ken Research STORY OUTLINE Elkem ASA, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, has acquired VUM, a carbon materials producer based in Slovakia. The acquisition aims to enhance Elkem’s capabilities in specialty markets and provide… Read More »

Increase in Production of Semiconductors Expected to Drive World Silicon Metal Market over the Forecast Period: Ken Research

Silicon metal is a grey metallically glossy semi-conductive metal which is used in the manufacturing of steel, solar panels, aluminum alloys, and microchips. It is also known as semi-metallic or metalloid. It is generally produced by smelting quartz & coke in a submerged in an energy-intensive, electric arc furnace. It acts as a raw material… Read More »