PCBL commences commercial production of carbon black
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PCBL commences commercial production of carbon black

The pre-commissioning trial run of the first phase (63,000 MT) of 147,000 MT greenfield carbon black manufacturing facility started last month

  • By ICN Bureau | April 17, 2023

PCBL Limited has commenced commercial production of first phase (63,000 MT) of 147,000 MT greenfield carbon black manufacturing capacity in the state of Tamil Nadu being set up by PCBL (TN) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the company with effect from 14th April, 2023

The pre-commissioning trial run of the first phase (63,000 MT) of 147,000 MT greenfield carbon black manufacturing facility started on 20th March, 2023.

PCBL, a part of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, was set up by K. P. Goenka in 1960 and started production at Durgapur with a production capacity of 14,000 MT per annum. For over six decades, PCBL has been playing a pioneering role in the performance materials and specialty chemicals segment, with a current production capacity of 6,03,000 MT per annum and generating 98 MW per hour of green power.

Today, PCBL is the largest carbon black manufacturer in India and a strong global player with a significant customer base in 45+ countries. Apart from four strategically located state-of-the-art plants at Durgapur (West Bengal), Palej (Gujarat), Mundra (Gujarat), and Kochi (Kerala). The company has also set up R&D centres at Palej (Gujarat) and Ghislenghien (Belgium).


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