TITLE

IN BRIEFMarkets Watch

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 73, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25695580

 

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