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March 27, 2013

Omsk Carbon Group announces new carbon black plant in Belarus

Filed under: Carbon Black — Notch @ 5:49 pm

Omsk Carbon Group, Russia’s largest producer of carbon black, has announced plans to build a new carbon black plant in Mogilev, Belarus. The new company, IOOO Omsk Carbon Mogilev, will be a subsidiary of Omsk Carbon Group. The plant will cost an estimated $130 million and will come on-stream in 2015 with a capacity of 80,000 tonnes, expanding ot 150,000 tonnes by 2019. Employment will total 450 at full capacity. More than half of output will be consumed by OAO Belshina, a tire producer with a major plant in Bobruisk, Belarus, while another 3-5% will go to smaller consumers in the domestic market. The remainder will be exported.

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