Form 6-K

                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                            Report of Foreign Issuer
                      Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of: June 2006

                          SGL CARBON Aktiengesellschaft

                              (Name of registrant)

                               Rheingaustrasse 182
                                 65203 Wiesbaden

                    (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

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                                  Exhibit Index

1.       June 22, 2006 German Press Release - SGL Carbon & Tokai signed Joint

                                                                       Exhibit 1

SGL Carbon and Tokai signed Joint Venture
for Process Technology in Asia

o   SGL Carbon to take 51% majority stake in the joint venture SGL TOKAI Process
    Technology Ltd.

o   Production, marketing, and sales of corrosion resistant equipment for the
    chemical industry in Asia

Wiesbaden, June 22, 2006. SGL Carbon AG and Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd./Japan further
expand their cooperation in Asia. After the foundation in Shanghai in 2002 of a
joint-venture for graphite electrodes for the Chinese market, both companies
have signed a joint venture contract on the production and sales of process
technology products for the Asian market, in particular for China, Japan, and

Both companies will merge their existing activities in the region. SGL Carbon
brings in its subsidiaries in China and Korea. Tokai brings in all related
activities from its subsidiary in Japan. Objective of both parties is to
increase economies of scale, and to participate in the growing demand of this
region at considerably lower costs. Already today, the sales volume in Euro
million is in the range of a low double digit number.

In the joint venture SGL TOKAI Process Technology Ltd., SGL Carbon will take 51%
majority stake and Tokai 49%. The operational management will reside in Shanghai
from which also all activities of the joint venture in Asia will be led. In
preparation for this, SGL has already invested into a new plant in Shanghai
where the joint venture plans to take full advantage of cost and efficiency

Process Technology belongs to the business area "Specialties" and is mainly
applied in field of technical solutions for corrosive processes in the chemical
industry including production, repair service as well as maintenance of heat
exchangers, columns and pumps.


Corporate Communications, Media Relations
Rheingaustrasse 182, D-65203 Wiesbaden
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Forward-looking statements:
This document contains statements on future developments that are based on
currently available information and that involve risks and uncertainties that
could lead to actual results deviating from these forward-looking statements.
The statements on future developments are not intended as guarantees; rather,
such developments and results are dependent on a number of factors, they contain
various risks and uncertainties and are based on assumptions that may prove to
be incorrect. These risks and uncertainties include, for example, unforeseeable
changes in political, economic and business conditions, particularly in the area
of electric steel production, the competitive situation, interest rate and
currency developments, technological developments and other risks and
unanticipated circumstances. We see other risks in price developments,
unexpected developments relating to acquired and consolidated companies, and
ongoing cost optimization programs. SGL Carbon does not intend to update these
forward-looking statements.

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SGL Carbon AG / Corporate Communications/ Media Relations/ Stefan Wortmann
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                  Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by
the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                        SGL CARBON Aktiengesellschaft

Date: June 22, 2006                 By: /s/ Robert J. Kohler
                                        Name:    Robert J. Koehler
                                        Title:   Chairman of the Board of

                                    By: /s/ Sten Daugaard
                                        Name:    Mr. Sten Daugaard
                                        Title:   Member of the Board of