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July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 73, p38
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The article reports that Degussa AG has doubled its production capacity for carbon black in Paulinia, Brazil, to 100,000 tonnes/year. With the expansion of capacity in Paulinia, Degussa's global output is expected to be around 1.4m tonnes/year. In Brazil, around 90 percent of demand for carbon black comes from the tyre and technical rubber industry, and 10 percent is used as pigment in plastics, dyes, enamels and print inks.


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