Orion Engineered Carbons To Expand Specialty Carbon Black Capacity In Sweden

SENNINGERBERG, Luxembourg — February 23, 2017 — Orion Engineered Carbons S.A., a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance carbon black, today announced that it will expand production capacity at its Norcarb Engineered Carbons AB plant in Malmö, Sweden. Debottlenecking of a line will provide additional specialty carbon black to supply the growing fibers, wire & cable and adhesives & sealants markets.

“The expansion of capacity in Malmö is one more step in Orion’s rapid realignment of our portfolio toward higher value added specialty and technical rubber applications,” said Jack Clem, Orion’s Chief Executive Officer.  “Products from Malmö will primarily support our customers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. This action is a reflection of the high confidence of our customers in Orion’s products and technical support capabilities.”

Posted February 23, 2017

Source: Orion Engineered Carbons