Birla Carbon to build two facilities in Asia

Birla Carbon to build two facilities in AsiaIndian carbon black supplier Birla Carbon, one of the flagship businesses of Indian multinational conglomerate, the Aditya Birla Group, has announced the set up of two new carbon black manufacturing sites in Naidupet, Andhra Pradesh, India, and Rayong, Thailand.

Each of the new facilities will have an initial capacity of 120 kilotonnes/year operational in 2025 with plans to expand to 240 kilotonnes/year in the future.

These two new greenfield sites will be prioritised based on their locations, demand dynamics in the region, and specific customer needs.

Previously announced brownfield expansion plans in Hungary, as well as, the post treatment facility expanding Specialty capacity at Patalganga, India, are progressing as planned.

“We are excited to augment our expansion plans in support of key customers in the fast-growing markets of India and Southeast Asia,” stated John Loudermilk, President/CEO, Birla Carbon. “These two new state-of-the-art factories will ensure a secure supply of our industry-leading products, quality, and service, allowing our customers to meet their growth ambitions.”