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March 18, 2016

Birla Carbon announces carbon black capacity reductions in Germany and Egypt

Filed under: Carbon Black — Notch @ 11:16 pm

On March 18, Birla Carbon announced a restructuring plan for its operations in Europe and Africa. The company will shut down its carbon black plant in Hannover, Germany and will permanently remove one production line in Alexandria, Egypt. The plan also calls for a “significant reduction of regional corporate personnel.” Birla Carbon plans to consolidate operations at its remaining manufacturing sites in the region. The announcement did not include details for how many workers would be affected or how much capacity would be removed. The restructuring activities will begin immediately and are expected to be completed in 2016.

Here is the press release.


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