Helwig Carbon Products, Inc

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc

8900 W Tower AvenueMilwaukee, Wisconsin 53224

AboutHelwig Carbon Products, Inc


Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. has been producing a full-line of precision-machined carbon brushes, brush holders, and mechanical carbons since 1928. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Helwig Carbon is the largest American owned carbon brush manufacturer.

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 large portion of their carbon plate material at Speer Carbon 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 135,000 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 2018.

Mission Statement

We provide expertise and carbon-related solutions for sliding electrical and mechanical applications in a global market.  As a diverse, faith-minded organization, core values guide our actions and shape our culture. This allows us to provide our customers with positive experiences, high quality products & services, and genuine overall value.

Vision statement

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. is a worldwide leader and recognized expert in providing high quality solutions for sliding electrical and mechanical applications.

Core Values

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Responsiveness to Customers
  • Continual Improvement
  • Technical Excellence
  • Collaborative relationships with customers, employees, and suppliers.