Birla Carbon Spain to invest 5 mn euros for energy efficient projects, increase production to 95,000 tonnes

Mumbai: Birla Carbon on Sunday announced investment of five million euros towards sustainability and energy efficiency projects to increase its production to 95,000 tonne per year from the current 80,000 tonne. This is in line with Birla Carbon's earlier announcement to support customers in growing markets, a release issued here said.

Birla Carbon is the manufacturer and supplier of carbon black and a flagship business of the $44.3 billion Aditya Birla Group.

File photo of Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla. AFP

File photo of Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla. AFP

"We are committed to investing in the future of our plants. While we are continuously innovating to ensure our products align to market needs, our technology teams are constantly working towards enhancing our processes to be more sustainable and efficient. Our announcement, not only drives productivity higher but makes us more sustainable," Birla Carbon Chief Operating Officer John Loudermilk, said.

The company's new stage has the challenge of increasing its production from 80,000 to 95,000 tonne creating opportunities to penetrate high-end carbon black market applications like inks, plastics, coatings and other speciality applications, Birla Carbon Spain General Manager Jacinto Zarca added.

Birla Carbon's footprint extends across 12 countries with 16 manufacturing facilities providing products across ASTM grades and speciality blacks to meet the specific end requirements across tyres, rubber, plastics, coatings, inks and other industries.

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Updated Date: Sep 24, 2018 11:18:07 IST