Richard Anton KG is one of the worldâ€™s leading suppliers of synthetic Graphite and calcined Petroleum Coke for brake linings. Our products can be found in nearly all types of vehicles. Founded in 1904 in Munich, the German company is still a 100% family-owned business which is now already managed by the 4th generation. In our two plants in Germany we produce customised carbon products for nearly all major brake lining manufacturers worldwide. Since nearly 40 years Richard Anton KG has been specialising in producing first-class synthetic graphite and calcined petroleum coke for friction applications under the brand name RANCO. The selection of suitable raw materials of consistently high quality, state-of-the-art production facilities in combination with our know-how and production experience of decades, enable us to supply carbon products for brake linings for all kinds of vehicles - of course following quality and environmental certifications according to ISO standards.