World Environment Day

June 5, 2024green illustration of a plant with the Coidan logo underneath and the next above reading '5 June World Environment Day'

For Coidan Graphite, sustainability is a key focus for us. It’s integral to our values. This World Environment Day, we’re asking you to join us in encouraging action to protect and improve the environment as an industry.

Time to Think Like a Proton, Always Positive…

May 29, 2024

We live in the age of the urgent order. With a wet finger in the air, I’d say around a quarter of the orders we receive for graphite products and solutions are needed as fast as possible. Thanks to the flexibility of the team and willingness to work beyond their working day, we’re usually able to […]

Coidan is about more than just producing graphite products. 

May 14, 2024

One of the most important parts of our work at Coidan Graphite is supporting other companies’ R&D activity.  We work with materials and process improvement engineers, machining test graphite components their projects require.   You need to be sure that the proposed improvement works before rolling it out. After all, large-scale production capability costs tens, if […]

20 Years of Coidan Graphite (No more Small Fish)

April 30, 2024

I’m writing this month’s blog on the 7th of April 2024. I doubt it’s a particularly relevant or memorable date for you, but 20 years ago today I started my business – Coidan Graphite. I’d just left my father’s old business, which had been bought by a competitor a few years beforehand. Being MD of […]

Inside Coidan Graphite’s CNC Machining Process

April 10, 2024machining graphite

At Coidan Graphite, the wide range of CNC machines we have on site means we can meet exacting customer requirements and timescales. This video shows one of our machines transforming a bar of graphite. An automatic tool turret allows multiple processes to be completed in one programme. Our competitive advantage relies on such flexible, efficient […]

Over a grisly dinner at GIFA, David Coidan discusses supply chain risks with an old friend…

March 26, 2024

The view from my desk is that of the rolling green hills of Yorkshire. Sitting here, looking at the first buds of spring, you’d think it would be easy to forget the rest of the world exists. But it’s not, not working in graphite. There are always reminders of how global our market is; the […]

One of our core business values is caring for the environment.

March 13, 2024

It’s big for us.  We make sure it’s reflected through eco-friendly choices and decisions. Want to know how? We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint by recycling scrap electrodes into green graphite electrodes. Being eco-friendly is vital because it reduces the amount of pollution preserve our precious resources. Coidan Graphite is proud to be eco-friendly […]

Graphite Minnow’s Musings

February 29, 2024

I was born into graphite. Cut me in half and like a stick of rock, graphite is written across the cut, running through my body. Not literally, but my father worked in a graphite business long before I came along. When he started his own factory, I wasn’t quite ‘knee high to a grasshopper’ but […]

We’re hitting a major milestone this year – 2024 marks Coidan’s 20th anniversary

February 21, 2024graphite

We’re hitting a major milestone this year – 2024 marks Coidan’s 20th anniversary. Since our founding in 2004, we’ve worked with some amazing people across the world, and we’d love to take this chance to thank both our customers and suppliers for all their support over the last 20 years. While the team has changed […]

Graphite isn’t the only thing that we re-purpose here at Coidan ????

March 22, 2023

Our Managing Director, David Coidan, is a campervan enthusiast and spends his spare time renovating them to give them a new lease of life! He has even been known to gift his renovated campervans to lucky members of his family! David explains more in our video below ✨

Tomorrow is Global Recycling Day

March 17, 2023

Tomorrow is Global Recycling Day, and we pledge that we’ll continue to be a zero-waste manufacturer ♻ At Coidan, nothing gets wasted, with every single scrap of waste graphite being processed or re-purposed into new electrodes and/or graphite parts.  Click here to discover more about our Green Graphite recycling scheme.

Being a local Yorkshire business is something we’re incredibly proud of

March 9, 2023

Being a local Yorkshire business is something we’re incredibly proud of. That’s why we’re excited to support Made in the UK Day today ???? While we supply graphite products internationally, everything is manufactured onsite from our Yorkshire factory and warehouse. It goes without saying that because of this, the quality of our products is only […]

9 Fascinating Facts About Graphite

February 28, 2022graphite

Did you know that graphite and diamonds have a lot in common? Or that graphite can be used as a substitute for oil? In this blog, trusted graphite supplier Coidan Graphite shares 9 fascinating facts about their expertise. 1. There are two types of graphite Natural graphite and artificial graphite can be used for very […]

Coidan Graphite: Providing Graphite to the Steel Industry Worldwide

October 6, 2020furnace

Based in Yorkshire, Coidan Graphite is a team of experts in bespoke graphite machining and advice, using their state-of-the-art CNC manufacturing facilities to produce first-class graphite products.

Coidan Graphite: Supporting aerospace with high-quality graphite solutions

June 10, 2020

Specialist graphite machinists, Coidan Graphite, have worked with aerospace companies such as Rolls Royce and Honeywell plc for over ten years and are ISO9001:2015 approved.

Coidan Graphite Reduce Carbon Footprint with New Green Scheme

June 1, 2020

One of the UK’s leading experts in graphite products has launched an environmental scheme to promote greener practices.