About Helwig Carbon

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Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. has been producing a full-line of precision-machined carbon brushes, brush holders, and mechanical carbons for over 86 years. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Helwig Carbon remains one of the last American owned carbon companies. Helwig maintains a strong presence in Australia, Canada, and Mexico through their distributors: Cortela Carbon, Carbon Products of Canada, Inc. and CIMSAMEX. Helwig Carbon is vertically integrated and produces a good portion of their carbon plate material at the E-Carbon America facility in St. Mary's, PA.

Helwig's Customer Service team, engineering group, and field service representatives are eager to lead our customers to effective solutions that maximize product performance and minimize maintenance and downtime. Handling over 150 orders and shipping over 40,000 pieces daily from our 130,000 sq. foot facility, Helwig Carbon is dedicated to maintaining the quality and service that our customers have come to expect. On-time delivery averaged better than 98% in 2014.

Mission Statement

We provide the highest value in electrical and mechanical carbon related products. By the grace of God we will pursue this, through progressive development of our quality and service, for the benefit of our customers and employees.

Vision Statement

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.’s vision is to succeed as a family owned manufacturing and service business based in Milwaukee. To achieve this vision we must:

  • Provide exceptional service to our customers
  • Focus on long term prosperity
  • Develop a well qualified, diverse, empowered workforce
  • Supply engineered products and services worldwide

Company Values

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Responsiveness to customers
  • Continual improvement
  • Technical Excellence
  • Collaborative relationships with customers, employees, and suppliers