Globe Specialty Metals' Yonvey unit produces carbon electrodes for submerged arc metallurgical furnaces. Our products are indispensable in the production of silicon metal and ferroalloys. Yonvey supplies Globe's own plants in the US, as well as other silicon metal and alloy producers, mainly in Asia.
Yonvey joined the Globe family in May 2008. Since then we have invested millions of dollars in a program of rapid technological development and physical expansion, focused on producing world-class-quality products. Our electrode team includes some of the world's leading experts in carbon production technology, as well as knowledgeable and experienced technical service professionals. Together, we are committed to meeting the highest industry standards for reliability, and to providing our customers with the technical support necessary to get the most out of our products.
Founded in 2004 as Ningxia Yonvey Coal Industry Co., Ltd., Yonvey is based in China's northwestern Ningxia province, near sources of the quality raw materials we use in our production. Globe Specialty Metals owns 98% of Yonvey. Globe is among the world's largest producers of metallurgical, chemical and solar grade silicon metal and silicon alloys. As a major consumer of carbon electrodes, Globe is committed to achieving the highest standards of electrode reliability.