News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

February 3, 2021

Balkrishna Industries launches website for its carbon black business

Filed under: Carbon Black, Tires — Notch @ 6:15 am

Balkrishna Industries, a leading Indian producer of specialty and off-road tires, recently expanded into carbon black production through its BKT Carbon subsidiary. BKT Carbon operates a carbon black plant at the company’s main tire production site in Bhuj, India with a capacity of 140,000 tons per year. BKT Carbon is responsible for this production as well as global carbon black sales, and now has its own dedicated website: www.bkt-carbon.com.

Nokian Tyres to introduce tire made entirely from eco-friendly materials by 2025

Filed under: Carbon Black, General, Recovered Carbon Black, Tires — Notch @ 6:00 am

On January 28, Nokian Tyres announced a plan to introduce a concept tire made entirely from renewable and recycled materials by 2025. In a press release announcing the initiative, Nokian Tyres stressed that it has designed tires from a sustainable point of view for years. The company already uses bio-based materials such as canola oil in its tires and actively researches new eco-friendly materials as well the utilization of recycled materials. Nokian also selects raw materials from sustainable sources, seeks to decrease emissions and waste from production, and scrutinizes its logistics and outlet channels for efficiency. The company already stresses the development of tires that are as fuel-efficient as possible and made of durable, environmentally friendly materials. Nokian Tyres invented the world’s first winter tire in 1934.

 

Monolith Materials hosting webinar on its novel approach to carbon black manufacturing

Filed under: Carbon Black, General — Notch @ 2:33 am

Monolith Materials, a new US producer of carbon black through a novel pyrolysis method that uses natural gas as a feedstock, will host a webinar on Thursday, February 4 at 8 a.m. CST/9 a.m. EST. The webinar, “Revolution: How Monolith is Changing Carbon Black Manufacturing Forever,” is open to anyone interested in learning about the company’s production process and business model. Monolith’s production facility in Nebraska, just outside of Lincoln in Hallam, represents the first carbon black manufacturing plant built in the U.S. in 50 years.

To register go to webinars.on24.com/monolith/revolution.

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