Specialty Carbon Blacks

Our carbon blacks deliver color, conductivity and ultraviolet (UV) protection for specialty applications such as coatings, plastics, toners and printing inks.

Our specialty carbon blacks are used as pigmenting, UV stabilizing and conductive agents in a variety of common and specialty products, including:

  • Plastics. Our carbon blacks are widely used in applications such as conductive packaging, film and sheet, fibers, moldings, pipes and semi-conductive cables.
  • Printing and packaging. Our carbon blacks enhance formulations and deliver broad flexibility in meeting specific color requirements for toners and printing inks.
  • Coatings. Our carbon blacks provide pigmentation, conductivity and UV protection for a variety of coating applications, including automotive, industrial and architectural.

We are the world's largest producer of carbon blacks and offer specialty product lines such as BLACK PEARLS®, ELFTEX®, VULCAN®, MOGUL®, MONARCH®, EMPEROR® and REGAL® carbon blacks.

Upcoming Events

2015 Adhesive & Sealant Convention

Adhesive & Sealant Council Spring Convention

April 20-22, 2015
Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

This three day event will include concurrent technical sessions focusing on business development and market trends, government relations issues, and new/advanced technology.

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European Coatings Show

European Coatings SHOW

April 21-23, 2015
Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany
Booth 418, Hall 1

The demands placed on paint and coatings for use in the automotive industry, construction chemicals, mechanical engineering, aerospace or shipbuilding are growing all the time. Decision-makers and thought leaders in the coatings industry face great challenges. The European Coatings SHOW gives them the opportunity to meet the innovation leaders and discuss the latest developments in nanoparticles, pigments, additives, production equipment or application equipment.

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Feiplastic 2015


May 4-8, 2015
Anhembi Exhibition Pavilion in Sao Paulo, Brazil

As the largest trade show in Latin America, Feiplastic is one of the top trade shows in the plastics industry for introducing trends, showcasing launches and generating networking. This event promotes economic and technologic development in the industry by gathering the most important brands and attracting the main buyers in Brazil, and beyond, throughout the plastics production chain.

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Chinaplas 2015


May 20-23, 2015
China Import & Export Fair Complex in Pazhou, Guangzhou, China

CHINAPLAS is not only the largest plastics and rubber trade fair in Asia, it is also widely recognized by the industry as the 2nd most influential exhibition in the world. Join us to learn more about how materials used in plastics and rubber applications.

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Eastern Coatings Show

Eastern Coatings Show

June 1-4, 2015
Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

The 2015 show has expanded to include panel discussions, more exhibit space for up to 150 exhibitors and two tracks with over 40 technical papers. This is an ideal platform to meet with raw material, packaging or equipment suppliers and attend technical presentations and panel discussions on the latest technologies in the coatings industry.

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