News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

September 28, 2011

Cabot Corp. expanding global carbon black production

Filed under: Carbon Black, Silica — Notch @ 8:39 am

A staff report in the European Rubber Journal summarizes Cabot Corp.’s global carbon black expansions. Cabot is expanding three facilities in Europe and plants in Argentina, Brazil, China, and Indonesia. Investment in the expansions totals $180 million over the next two years. Cabot’s carbon black output will be increased by 15% (over 300,000 metric tons) with the expansion completions in 2013. Cabot has also embarked on fumed silica and masterbatch projects in Wales and China that will upgrade its production base in Europe and Asia.

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