Birla Carbon has announced an additional 200 kMT capacity expansion across key markets. Based on customer demand and feedback, the expansion will cover strategic markets in Europe, India, and China in support of both rubber and specialty applications. The expansions are expected to be complete in the calendar year 2024.

Birla Carbon’s expansion will include 80 kMT in India, 40 kMT in Hungary, and 80 kMT in China aligned with customer growth plans. The Company will also be adding capacity for surface treatment of high-value specialty materials in India, serving customers in critical applications like water-based coatings in line with sustainability-driven industry trends.

Birla Carbon will continue to evaluate additional expansions in various geographies in line with its Purpose, to ‘Share the Strength,’ driven by customer needs, industry trends, and our ambition to be the clear sustainability leader in the industry.

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