Birla Carbon opens plant in China
Birla Carbon has started operation at its 1.2 lakh tonnes carbon black plant in China. The Aditya Birla Group company aims to tap the automotive market in China. The Jining plant will produce traditional ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) grades and specific Birla Carbon grades for customers in China. According to Birla Carbon, the capacity of the plant will be expanded to 2.4 lakh tonnes in the second phase. The greenfield project in Jining is the company's largest engagement in China.