Carbon Black Aditya Birla Group Acquires Columbian Chemicals

Editor: Sonja Beyer

Aditya Birla Group acquired Columbian Chemicals Company, an American manufacturer of carbon black for US$ 875mn.

Carbon black is a key raw material used in the manufacture of tyres. (Picture: Aditya Birla)
Carbon black is a key raw material used in the manufacture of tyres. (Picture: Aditya Birla)

Mumbai/India, Georgia/USA — Carbon black is a key raw material used in the manufacture of tyres. The move makes the Indian company the largest carbon black manufacturer in the world. The deal is expected to attain closure in the second half of CY-11.

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