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F&A client, Tokai Carbon GE LLC, has announced an expansion of their manufacturing operation in Hickman, KY.

January 30, 2020

Tokai Carbon GE LLC, a manufacturer of graphite electrodes for the US steel industry, plans to create up to 15 full-time jobs with a $25 million investment. Tokai’s investment would cover the cost to install new equipment at its plant in Hickman, which will increase production to better serve its customers throughout the United States. “We are excited to strategically invest into our graphite electrode business to support the US steel industry,” said Scott Carlton, president of Tokai Carbon GE LLC. “Our Hickman facility and its dedicated employees have demonstrated benchmark quality and efficiency for many years, and further investing into the plant will allow us to grow and better serve our customers in the future.”

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Jeff Forsythe : Forsythe & Associates Jeff Forsythe has more than twenty years of experience in location consulting and economic development. As the President of Forsythe & Associates, Mr. Forsythe provides leading global companies with location advisory services at the highest standards of excellence, ethics, and professionalism.

Jeff holds a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science from East Carolina University. He is an advisory council member for the Transatlantic Business & Investment Council, a graduate of the Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute, and maintains a South Carolina real estate license.