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December 12, 2017

Orion Announces New Specialty Carbon Black Production Line in Korea

Filed under: Carbon Black — Notch @ 8:01 am

Orion Engineered Carbons has announced that it 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 on November 23rd and has begun commercial sales.

“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,” said Jack Clem, Orion’s Chief Executive Officer. “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 is also back in commercial production.

Read the full press release here.

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