Mersen SA provides materials and solutions for extreme environments as well as in the safety and reliability of electrical equipment. The company designs innovative solutions to address its client's specific needs to enable them to optimize their manufacturing process in the sectors such as energy, transportation, electronics, chemical, pharmaceutical and process industries. It operates its business through two segments: Advanced Materials and Technologies and Electrical Components and Technologies. The Advanced Materials and Technologies segment markets a range of graphite and metal equipment catering to highly exacting industrial environments. The Electrical Components and Technologies segment markets components and systems for distributing and controlling energy. The company was founded on January 1, 1937 and is headquartered in Paris, France.