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Know-How since 1863

Since its establishment in 1863 the Durrans Group, whilst remaining a family owned group of companies, has continuously supplied the worlds manufacturing industries with carbonaceous materials. From refractory coatings, milled coal dust and anthracite, metallurgical and petroleum cokes, friction and lubricants products through to natural and specialist synthetic graphitic products, the Durrans Group remains at the forefront of carbon technology.

A program of expansion, acquisition and strategic partnerships continues to enhance the groups’ capabilities. Today our 9 manufacturing sites are spread across the world, offering local and international manufacturing companies our unique knowledge of carbon based technology, combined with an unmatched history of customer satisfaction.

The Durrans Group, continues today with the same customer focused philosophy laid down 161 years ago by its founder. We have the technology, capability and capacity to service your specialist needs.


The Durrans group

The Durrans Group is one of the world‘s leading producers of carbonaceous materials. Today the group has annual sales of nearly £ 63 million, employs some 200 people and has nine manufacturing sites worldwide.

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Our products

The product range comprises of recarburisers and refractory coatings, metallurgical and petroleum cokes, coal and anthracite blends, synthetic and natural graphites, forging lubricants and machined graphite components.

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Highest quality


2022: CastExpo 2022 - 23-26 April - USA    We are pleased to announce that we attended the CastExpo with great interest as it was North America's largest metalcasting trade show and industry event. We saw new technologies, explored emerging trends and exchanged ideas with interesting people. 

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