GrafTech urges investors to vote for its seven director nominees GrafTech says "The Board and management team have built an advantaged, low-cost, backward-integrated business model that is supported by a strong capital structure. The Company believes the business model has the power to deliver $500 million to $600 million in EBITDA when market demand fully recovers. Over the past five years, GrafTech’s Board and management team have implemented initiatives to improve the competitive strength of the Company during the industry’s current severe cyclical downturn and to best position GrafTech in anticipation of a recovery in the steel market. GrafTech’s Board and management team have a strong track record of value creation and a clear, winning strategy to drive long-term stockholder value. GrafTech's experienced and highly qualified Board is committed to serving the interests of ALL stockholders. Two leading independent proxy advisory firms, Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones, have recommended that GrafTech stockholders vote FOR the Company’s experienced and highly qualified nominees on the WHITE proxy card."