ERJ staff report (BC)
Xingtai, China and Boston – Cabot Corporation and joint venture partner Risun Group have commissioned their new carbon black manufacturing facility in Xingtai, Hebei Province, China.
Cabot and Risun invested approximately $140m (€106m) in the new facility, with Cabot owning a 60 percent equity interest.
The partners broke ground on the new facility in April 2012. The site’s Phase I manufacturing capacity will be 130 000 tonnes of carbon black per year, increasing Cabot’s total capacity in China by 25 percent.
The new plant employs advanced emissions control and energy efficiency technology with a view to minimising environmental impact reducing energy consumption.
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Press release from Cabot