Carbon Black World happening this week in Jingdezhen, China
The Carbon Black World conference is happening April 12-14 in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China. The conference is organized by Smithers and hosted by Black Cat Carbon Black. This is an essential conference for anyone involved in the carbon black industry -- the two-day program is packed with speakers on all aspects of the global carbon black industry. Topics include: sustainable carbon blacks; recovered carbon blacks; a review of feedstocks; carbon neutrality and sustainability efforts in both the tire and carbon black industries; an overview of air quality control systems for carbon black plants; an update on the progress in developing ASTM standards for recovered carbon black; and discussions of specialty carbons for energy storage devices as well as carbon black versus silica in tire applications. Speakers include Birla Carbon, Black Cat Carbon Black, Bridgestone, Carbon Management International, the China Carbon Black Institute, Doright, Doublestar, Longxing Chemical, Schmidtsche Schack-Arvos, Smithers, Sichuan University of Science & Engineering, South China University of Technology, Tainan University, Topsoe, Wolfersdorff, and Zhongce Rubber. Notch Consulting will present a paper on day 1 of the conference called Carbon Black Global Outlook, which includes a discussion of the new trade sanctions by the EU and US on Russia's carbon black industry. Here's the full agenda. It's not too late to attend virtually -- get your ticket here.