completed 25 years of operations in Hungary on March 21, 2019. Birla Carbon commemorated the anniversary with a celebration at the plant in Northern Hungary.
"As the world's leading carbon black producer, we are proud of our 25 years’ presence in Hungary, where we have had the opportunity to be the only carbon black producer in the country and a key supplier to customers in the European region," Birla Carbon CEO Dr. Santrupt B Misra said.
"The silver jubilee celebration chronicles the long journey of Birla Carbon Hungary, where its people have been the true pillars of strength and have played a key role in its expansion through the years," said John Davidson, president, Europe and Africa region, Birla Carbon. "Today, the plant has advanced and adapted to become a world-class facility."
Birla Carbon Hungary was set up in 1994 with an installed capacity of 50,000 kMT and expanded over a period of time to a capacity of 130,000 kMT by 2013. A major achievement for the plant was the ISO 9001, 14001 standards, which it was awarded in 1999.