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OCI to Build Carbon Black Facility in Korea

11:27 PM MDT | June 1, 2010 | Deepti Ramesh

DC Chemical (Seoul), which changed its name to OCI Company on April 1, 2009, says it will invest won75 billion ($61.5 million) to build a new carbon black plant at Gunsan, South Korea. Construction of the 100,000-m.t./year plant will begin in the second half of this year, and the plant will be located next to the company’s existing polysilicon manufacturing facility at the site. About 70,000 m.t./year of capacity of the new carbon black plant will come onstream by the end of 2011 and the remaining 30,000 m.t./year of capacity will come online in 2014...

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