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Orion Completes Construction of Carbon Black Production Facility in Korea

Published on 2017-12-08. Author : SpecialChem

Orion Engineered Carbons has completed construction of a new Carbon Black production line at its plant in Yeosu, South Korea, to produce specialty products. The line started production in November and has begun commercial sales.

Carbon Black Production Line in Korea

Specialty Carbon Black for Adhesives & Sealants

Jack Clem, Orion’s Chief Executive Officer said:

“This new line in Yeosu will produce premium grades of Specialty Carbon Black for demanding customer applications such as automotive coatings, engineered plastics, printing inks and adhesives & sealants.It is another step in Orion Engineered Carbons’ ongoing transition to higher value added products for specialty and technically demanding rubber applications.”

The Yeosu Plant has also just completed a major upgrade to a Technical Rubber Carbon Black production line. This line too is back in commercial production.

These projects are major components of the consolidation of the Bupyeong [Incheon] Plant into the Yeosu facility. The transition is on track to be completed by July 2018.

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Source: Orion Engineered Carbons
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