Agriculture & Forestry
Eastern Norway

Elkem AS
Supplier of microsilica for building materials





















Based in Norway, Elkem AS is one of the world’s leading companies for environmentally responsible production of materials. Its principal products are silicon, silicones, ferrosilicon, foundry alloys, carbon materials and microsilica. Elkem’s mission is to contribute to a sustainable future by providing advanced silicon and carbon solutions, creating value for our stakeholders globally. We believe that safe and eco-efficient production is the only way forward and that together we can develop solutions to many of the world’s challenges. Elkem AS consists of four main business areas and has about 6 200 employees.




Elkem Silicon Materials is Elkem’s largest business area and one of the world’s leading suppliers of metallurgical silicon and microsilica. We deliver special products to customers in the chemical, solar, electronics, aluminium, construction, refractory and oilfield industries worldwide.



Elkem Silicones Elkem Silicones is one of the foremost fully integrated silicone manufactures in the world.



Elkem Carbon is a world leading supplier of carbon electrode materials, lining materials and specialty carbon products to metallurgical processes for the production of ferro-alloys, base metals and primary aluminium. Our facilities are located near all major markets.



Elkem Foundry Products is the leading metal treatment solution provider to the cast iron industry and a supplier of high quality special ferrosilicons to the steel industry. Our products, supported by our experienced technical service teams, provide innovative solutions for iron foundries and steel mills worldwide. The car industry, pipe producers and engineering companies are our important customer categories.



North America
South America
South Asia
West Asia
  • Finance
    Operating income: 7.176.549
    Operating profit: 333.283
    Operating profit before tax: 356.537
    Total assets: 11.487.519
    Total equity: 4.420.777
    Currency: NOK (all numbers in thousands)
  • Management
    Board Chairman:
    Michael König

    Board Members:
    Anja Isabel Dotzenrath
    Caroline C Juliette Mazza
    Dag Jakob Opedal
    De C T Oliver L Tillette
    Guihua Pei
    Marianne Færøyvik
    Terje Andre Hanssen

    General Manager:
    Helge Aasen

    Subsidiary companies:
    Largest shareholders:
  • Trademarks
    Ceraforte, Ceramite, Elkem Solar Silicon, Microsilica, Microwhite, Sidistar, Silgrain,
Ceraforte, Ceramite, Elkem Solar Silicon, Microsilica, Microwhite, Sidistar, Silgrain,
    Air pollution, Aluminium and products thereof, Aluminium products, Base metals clad with silver or gold, Basic inorganic chemicals, Basic metals and associated products, Body & Structural Parts, Body-repair services for vehicles, Chemical and fertiliser minerals, chemical products and man-made fibres, Chemicals, Consultancy, Environmental assessment & management, Ferro-alloys, Food, Industrial Metal Products, Iron and steel products, Management holdings services, Metal Goods & Constructions, Metal structures and parts of structures, Metals clad with precious metals, Miscellaneous inorganic chemicals, Non-ferrous metal products, Nutrition Supplements, Parts and accessories for vehicles and their engines, Pollution-control services, Prepared animal feeds for farm and other animals, Primary Materials, Silicon dioxide, Silicon grease, Special nutritional products,