Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials. The company has operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, and attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem has more than 6 800 employees with 29 production sites and an extensive network of sales offices worldwide. Elkem has 1542 employees in Norway and total sales of 7.6 billion NOK.