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2016-Present

2021 Birla Carbon announces aspiration of 'Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050' Birla Carbon launches Continua™ - Sustainable Carbonaceous Materials Birla Carbon awarded the fifth consecutive gold rating by EcoVadis for Sustainable Practices Birla Carbon releases its ninth sustainability report – Driving Circularity Weifang plant completes 14 years of operations Birla Carbon expands cleaner products [...]

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2010-2015

2015 Birla Carbon proposes to establish a greenfield carbon black production plant in Shandong province, China. Birla Carbon releases its third Sustainability Report, the first online-only report in the carbon black industry. 2014 Birla Carbon releases its second Sustainability Report. 2013 Hi-Tech Carbon demerged from Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. SKI Carbon Black (India) Pvt Ltd. [...]

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1800-1979

1941 Columbian Chemicals Co. is the first carbon black company to use the industrial electron microscope. 1938 Treated carbon black is understood and controlled. 1930 Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires L. Martin and Peerless. 1927 Columbian Chemicals Co. patents dustless carbon black and is the first to produce carbon black beads. 1922 Columbian Chemicals Co. is the [...]

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1980-1989

1988 Birla Carbon starts operations in India through Hi-Tech Carbon, Renukoot. 1986 Phelps Dodge acquires Columbian Chemicals Co. 1984 Von Hoffman purchases Columbian Chemicals Co. 1983 Consolidated Mining acquires Columbian Chemicals Co. from Occidental. 1980 Aditya Birla Group enters carbon black business with Thai Carbon Black Public Co. Ltd., beginning its operations in Angthong, Thailand.

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1990-1999

1999 Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires Korea facility from Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co. 1998 Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires Brazil facility, Cubatao, from Copebras. 1998 Hi-Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi, starts operations in India. 1995 Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires Spain facility from Repsol. 1994 Aditya Birla Group starts operations in Egypt with Alexandria Carbon Black Co. SAE. 1993 Columbian [...]

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2000-2009

2009 Columbian Chemicals Co. expands its China and Hungary facilities. One Equity Partners acquires DC Chemicals ownership portion of Columbian Chemicals Co. 2007 Columbian Chemicals Co. starts operations at Bahia, a Greenfield facility. Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires Weifang facility in China. Columbian Chemicals Co. North Bend Cogeneration facility starts operations. 2005 Columbian Chemicals Co. is [...]

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