Birla expands carbon black production in Spain

carbon-blackBirla Carbon Spain, a key business of the US$44.3 billion India-headquartered Aditya Birla Group, have announced an investment of EUR5 million towards sustainability and energy efficiency projects.

As a manufacturer and supplier of carbon black, Birla Carbon has seen an increase in demand from their customers and aims to up their production capacity from 80,000 to 95,000 tonnes.

“We are committed to investing in the future of our plants. While we are continuously innovating to ensure our products align to market needs, our technology teams are constantly working towards enhancing our processes to be more sustainable and efficient,”said Birla Carbon Chief Operating Officer John Loudermilk.

“Our announcement, not only drives productivity higher but makes us more sustainable,”he added.

In a statement, Birla Carbon Spain General Manager Jacinto Zarca said the company was intent on breaking through to high-end carbon black market applications like inks, plastics, coatings, and other specialty applications.