Cancarb Ltd. recently announced that it proceed with an expansion of its thermal carbon black production capacity. Engineering and construction of a sixth thermal carbon black unit at its facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, was planned to begin in the fourth quarter 2018, with targeted completion by the summer of 2020. Environmental approvals have already been obtained from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.

“We are pleased to make this additional investment in Cancarb’s thermal carbon black capacity so as to serve the growing needs of Cancarb’s customers,” said Takashi Masaki, general manager of the carbon black division Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd.. “This investment reaffirms our commitment to this special grade of carbon black and to the many specialty markets and applications that Cancarb serves.”

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