Strong export growth at Jiangxi Blackcat
Jiangxi Black Cat Carbon Black (Black Cat Inc.) reports that exports are growing fast after the firm redoubled efforts to improve “product quality, technology innovation” as well as expanding cooperation with certain leading international companies such as Bridgestone and Michelin.
Owing to the fact that the market has been influenced by the European debt crisis as well as fluctuations in market demand, Chinese domestic carbon black manufacturers have been having a rough ride recently. However, Blackcat Inc reports that it achieved sales equivalent to US$115 million in 2012.
In May 2012 Chinese rubber association CRIA reported that Blackcat Inc. was the largest Chinese carbon black manufacturer with sales of 3.38 billion yuan. The firm was the 20th largest when new tyre manufacturers were ranked alongside suppliers.
According to the company, invests 3 per cent its annual sales revenue in research and development of new products. The company also has an agreement with Qingdao Technology University as well as other education institutions with a view to training the innovators of the future. So far, Blackcat Inc. owns more than 10 independent intellectual property rights and it has been awarded with more than 20 honorary titles including: “National High-tech Enterprise”, “Advanced Enterprise in Scientific-technical Progress” by rubber industry association.
Blackcat Inc. has passed the ISO9001 QMSC, ISO14001 EMS as well as GB/T18001 OHSMS certification. According to the company, its testing centre has passed the Chinese National Laboratory Accreditation.