Update: Cabot acquires Chinese carbon black manufacturer

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp. has acquired Chinese carbon black manufacturing company NSCC Carbon (Jiangsu) Co. Ltd, from Nippon Steel Carbon Co, the Boston-based company has announced.

The deal includes a 50 kilotonne-per-annum (ktpa) carbon black production facility in Pizhou, Jiangsu Province, China, which was originally commissioned in 2015.

In a press release 1 Oct , Cabot announced that it was planning to temporarily mothball the plant in order to conduct maintenance and technology upgrades.

The US carbon black manufacturer did not give details of the transaction but…

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