30 September 2013
Phillips Carbon Black Ltd. is part of the RP - Sanjiv Goenka Group and is the largest carbon black manufacturer of the sub-continent currently with four facilities in India. With a total capacity of 500,000 tonnes it is the world's 6th largest producer. Orient and Royale brands have been present and recognised in Europe for many years.
Michel Dumusois, International Business Director Azelis Coatings and Rubber & Plastic Additives, says, “Phillips’ carbon blacks are manufactured to the highest standards and backed by comprehensive application testing and strict quality controls. Coupled with their support gained from over 50 years in the industry, Azelis’ dedicated teams are well placed to provide first class technical and commercial service to customers with this range.”
Carbon black is found in a wide variety of industrial applications including the rubber industry, in plastics applications for films, pipes and fibres, in printing inks and coatings and conductive carbon blacks are used in cable manufacture.
The parties have agreed on a phasing in Western Europe for the transfer of activity to Azelis from 1st October, 2013 onwards.