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For Immediate Release
Cincinnati, OH
September 12, 2017

Chip Rowland Joins Graphel Carbon Products as Territory Sales Manager – SE

Graphel Carbon Products is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Territory Sales Manager for the South East, Ronald J. (Chip) Rowland.    Chip joins Graphel Carbon Products with over 20 years of experience in supplying machine tool companies and manufacturers with custom designed, gear-driven tools and tool holders.  Chip will be based out of our Landrum, SC location, but will have responsibility over the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.

“Chip brings a wealth of experience in manufacturing, exceptional qualifications and demonstrated success to our company”, said Miles Holder, Sales and Marketing Manager of Graphel Carbon Products. “The addition of Chip Rowland as a sales leader in the South East is a statement of our continuing commitment to provide our customers with the world class service they expect from an industry leader.  We are excited that Chip has joined our team, and look forward to continued growth”.

Rowland brings with him a broad technical knowledge of manufacturing processes, product applications, engineering protocols, and manufacturing capabilities.  He has a long term track record of outside sales experience within the industrial sector; including machining, manufacturing, testing, assembly and process control applications. Rowland commented, “I am excited to be joining a growing team, and look forward to bringing my experience to help grow the business.  I expect it to be a challenge.”

Graphel Carbon Products provides precision ground EDM graphite blanks and machined graphite parts to print services for a variety of industries, including plastic injection mold makers, gas turbine engine manufacturing, power generation manufacturing and medical and furnace applications.

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Aileen Crass, Marketing Manager
Graphel Corporation

For Immediate Release
Cincinnati, OH
June 19, 2017

Graphel Corporation, a global leader in Precision Graphite Solutions for Aerospace, Power Generation, Medical and Tool & Die Industries, recently had the privilege of Congressman Warren Davidson (R – OH 8) touring our manufacturing location.

“Today we had the privilege of meeting with Warren Davidson at our West Chester, OH location and discussed with him key issues regarding the state of manufacturing in South West Ohio,” said Dave Trinkley, President of Graphel Corporation. “As Ohio continues to position itself as a leader in manufacturing, it is essential that we communicate with our congressional leaders’ clear information that supports innovation and growth in our state. We are very fortunate to have such a strong leader as Congressman Davidson representing us and our district”.

Additionally, Congressman Davidson and his staff were given a tour of our plant and shown some of our key production areas including milling, turning, grinding and tool making, as well as our engineering and operations facilities.

Graphel Corporation has made significant capital investments to increase manufacturing capacity in all locations to support growth and new manufacturing technologies.

“We are thankful to Congressman Davidson and his staff for taking the time to visit our Ohio facility and for the great work they do for our district and all of Ohio,” said Trinkley. “We enjoyed the opportunity to share our opinions and experiences with him and discuss how critical our industry is to the states’ economy and to the continued competitiveness of American Manufacturing.”

Graphel Carbon Products is a manufacturing company that specializes in precision ground EDM graphite blanks, graphite electrodes, and graphite machining for a variety of industries including, gas turbine engine manufacturing, power generation, medical, mold/tool & die, plastic injection molding, and furnace applications.

Aileen Crass, Marketing Manager
Graphel Corporation
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