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Orion Expands Production Capacity with the Construction of Specialty Carbon Black Line

Published on 2018-03-29. Author : SpecialChem

Orion Engineered Carbons' Production Expansion in Italy
Orion Engineered Carbons' Production Expansion in Italy
Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. has announced that it will expand production capacity at its facility in Ravenna, Italy, with the construction of a new Specialty Carbon Black line.

Specialty Carbon Black Line


The line will provide additional Specialty Carbon Blacks to supply the growing markets of:

  • Polymers 
  • Coatings
  • Printing and 
  • Specialty applications

Demand for Carbon Blacks


The new line is expected to begin production in the fourth quarter 2019.

Jack Clem, Orion’s Chief Executive Officer, said:

After extensive review and analysis of opportunities, in addition to the ongoing conversion of existing rubber capacity to specialty, we are adding a new line to take advantage of the strong demand for Specialty Carbon Blacks and extend our successful penetration of the specialty segment. This investment continues Orion’s rapid realignment of our portfolio toward higher value added products.”


Source: Orion Engineered Carbons
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