Processing Magazine

Cabot opens $60 million carbon black plant in China

August 22, 2006

Cabot Corp., the largest producer of carbon black, a reinforcing and pigmenting agent used in tires, inks, cables and coatings, said recently its new plant in China has begun operating, the Associated Press reports. The plant, in Tianjin, China, is a joint venture between Cabot''s subsidiary Cabot (China) Ltd. and Shanghai Coking Chemical Co. The subsidiary invested about $60 million to build the plant, which has an annual capacity of 105,000 metric tons of carbon black.