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Milestones

 

Year     Major Milestones
1960 Incorporated as a Public Limited Company in collaboration with Phillips Petroleum Company, USA
1962 Started production with the most widely accepted manufacturing process of carbon black with an installed capacity of 14,000 MT at Durgapur
1974 Durgapur capacity enhanced to 36,000 MT
1988 Entered into a technical agreement with Columbian Chemicals Company USA
1995 Durgapur capacity enhanced to 78,000 MT
1996 Acquisition of carbon black unit of Gujarat Carbon Ltd adding 25,000 MT (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 103,000 MT)
1997 Amalgamation with Carbon and Chemicals Ltd, Kochi adding 40,000 MT (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 143,000 MT) and 2.5 MW CPP
1998 Durgapur capacity increased to 1,10,000 MT (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 1,75,000 MT)
2003 Durgapur capacity increased to 1,35,000 MT (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 2,00,000 MT)
2004 Baroda Expansion of 70,000 MT (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 2,70,000 MT)
2005 12 MW power plant at Palej, Baroda (Total Power Capacity: 14.5 MW)
2007 MOU for plant in Vietnam
2009 Commencement of 30 MW power plant at Durgapur (Total Power Capacity: 44.5 MW)
2009 Commencement of 90,000 MT carbon black plant at Mundra (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 3,60,000 MT)
2009 Commencement of 16 MW co-generation power plant at Mundra, Gujarat (Total Power Capacity: 60.5 MW)
2010 Golden Jubilee Year
2011 Commencement of 10 MW co-generation power plant at Kochi, Kerala (Total Power Capacity: 68 MW)
2012 Commencement of 50,000 MT carbon black plant at Mundra (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 4,10,000 MT)
Commencement of 8 MW co-generation power plant at Mundra, Gujrat (Total Power Capacity: 76 MW)
Commencement of 12,000 MT carbon black plant at Durgapur (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 4,22,000 MT)
2014 Commencement of 50,000 MT carbon black plant at Kochi (Total Carbon Black Capacity: 4,72,000 MT)
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