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Carbon Black

OCI, the leader of Carbon Black in Korea, advances towards the global market.

Product Features

carbon black

Carbon Black


Carbon Black is used to reinforce rubber elasticity and to color rubber used for producing tires. The Carbon Black business is growing as demand in the automotive tire industry grows. Also, it is used for various purposes such as ink, paint and conductive materials.

Production Process

Carbon Black is a soot-type fine powder material produced by incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons or by thermal decomposition. OCI produces Carbon Black using petroleum and coal based raw materials and has the technology to produce in various grades.

Carbon Black in Daily Life
  • TiresTires
  • PaintPaint
  • InkInk

OCI Status

Pohang Plant

Pohang Plant

Gwangyang Plant

Gwangyang Plant

China OJCB Plant

China OJCB Plant

OCI started its own Carbon Black business in 2000 by taking over Jecheol Chemicals and Jecheol Petrochemicals, which produced Carbon Black. Based on the cutting-edge technology, OCI has the largest production capacity of 270,000MT/yr, and the largest market share in Korea. Shandong OCI-Jianyang Carbon Black Plant in China, with production capacity of 80,000MT/yr, is completed in 2016.

Business Commencement

1981 (OCI acquisition: 2000)

Production Plant Status

- Pohang Plant (Capa : 170,000MT/yr)
- Gwangyang Plant (Capa : 100,000MT/yr)
- Shandong OCI-Jianyang Carbon Black Plant (Capa : 80,000MT/yr)

Major Markets

Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Europe, etc

Key Point

  • Koreas largest production capacity

    Close networks with global tire companies based on Koreas largest carbon black production capabilities and market share

  • High Cost Competitiveness

    Cost competitiveness with the flexible use of raw materials such as petroleum and coal

  • Production Know-How

    40 years of experience and technology


  • Product Name : Carbon Black
  • Chemical Formula : C
  • CAS No. : 1333-86-4
  • Tel :
    • - (Domestic) : +82-2-727-9487
    • - (Export) : +82-2-727-9480
    • - (T/S) : +82-2-727-9438
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