Aditya Birla Group acquires Columbian Chemicals Co. and becomes the largest Carbon Black Company globally under the Corporate brand Birla Carbon.
Hi-Tech Carbon, Patalganga starts operations in India.
Columbian Chemicals expands China & Hungary Facility.
One Equity Partner acquired DC Chemicals ownership portion of Columbian Chemicals Co.
Columbian Chemicals Co. started operations at Bahia, a green field plant
Columbian Chemicals Co. acquired Weifang facility in China
Columbian Chemicals Co. North Bend Cogeneration facility started operations.
Columbian Chemicals Co. was acquired from Phelps Dodge by DC Chemicals / One Equity partners.
Liaoning Birla Carbon Co. , a subsidiary of Thai Carbon Black , starts operations in China.
Columbian Chemicals acquires Korea Facility from Korea Kumho petrochemical co.
Columbian Chemicals acquired Brazil Facility, Cubatao from Copebras.
Hi -Tech Carbon , Gummidipoondi, starts operations in India.
Columbian Chemicals acquired Spain facility from Repsol
Aditya Birla Group starts operations in Egypt with Alexandria Carbon Black Co. SAE
Columbian Chemicals Co. builds and commences Hungary facility / operations.
Birla Carbon starts operations in India through Hi -Tech carbon, Renukoot.
Phelps Dodge acquires Columbian Chemicals Co.
Von Hoffman purchases Columbian Chemicals Co.
Consolidated Mining acquires Columbian Chemicals Co from Occidental.
Aditya Birla Group enters Carbon Black Business with Thai Carbon Black beginning its operations in Angthong Thailand.
Columbian Chemicals Co. first carbon black co to use industrial Electron Microscope.
Treated Carbon Black was understood & controlled.
Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires L. Martin & Peerless.
Columbian Chemicals Co.patents Dustless Carbon Black and is first to produce carbon black beads.
Columbian Chemicals Co. first to introduce and patents Gas Furnace Process (Swartz, LA).
Began marketing under Columbian Chemicals Co. after consolidating several small carbon black manufacturers.
Binney & Smith receives first million pound order.
Carbon black reinforcement of rubber discovered.
Binney & Smith becomes major Carbon Black distributor.
L. Martin begins production of lampblack.