Balkrishna to build carbon black plant
Balkrishna Industries, the firm behind BKT brand tyres, recently announced plans to build a 60,000 ton/year carbon black plant at its facility in Bhuj, Gujarat, India. No completion date was announced for the project that is estimated to cost roughly $23 million.
BKT makes tyres, tubes and tyre flaps. It focuses on manufacture of a range of off-highway tyres (OHT). These tyres are mainly meant for agricultural, industrial and construction, earthmoving and port, mining, forestry, and lawn and garden applications.