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White Carbon Black Giant Expands Capacity
Aug 17, 2018

              White Carbon Black(Prepitated Silica )Giant Expands Capacity

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Recently,EVONIK Industries announced a plan to expand production of silica at its existing plant in Adapazari, Turkey, by 40,000 tons a year, with an investment of 50 million euros, in response to the growing demand for silica in the tire industry. Within the scope.

EVONIK and EGE KIMYA are operating a joint venture in Turkey. The new plant is planned to be put into production by 2020 to produce ULTRASIL < green tyres with high dispersibility (HD) silica to meet the increasing demand for silica as the green tire industry grows.


Dr. Johannes Ohmer, a board member of EVONIK, said: "As a strong partner in the tire industry and one of the world's leading silica producers, we are using this capacity expansion to meet the huge market demand and strengthen business partnerships with tire manufacturers."


"This is a consistent response to the challenge of delivering reliable innovative products and customized solutions to customers," says Andreas Fischer, director of the company's black business line.


It is reported that precipitated silica is an important component of low rolling resistance tires, green tires can save a lot of fuel compared with traditional automotive tires.


As a part of smart materials, silica industry is one of the four major strategic growth engines for winning, and its market growth potential and profitability are higher than the average level.