BKT: Bhuj carbon black plant to ‘better ensure raw material qualities’

22nd August 2017 | 0 Comments
 
BKT: Bhuj carbon black plant to ‘better ensure raw material qualities’
The new carbon black plant will be located within BKT’s 2015-opened Bhuj site and will provide a constant supply of raw materials for tyre production

Eight hectares have been set aside at the Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) production site in Bhuj, India for the construction of a new carbon black plant. Last month the tyre maker’s Board of Directors approved an initial investment of Rs 1.5 billion (£18.1 million) for this project to add backward integration to BKT’s supply chain, and the company says the plant will not only provide a constant supply of raw materials for its tyre production, the carbon black produced in Bhuj will enable it to “better ensure raw material qualities thanks to the now even more accurate controls at the beginning of the entire manufacturing process.”

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