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Cabot implements feedstock surcharge for all specialty carbon black products manufactured in North America

  8/13/2019 - Boston, MA - Cabot Corporation announced that it will implement a feedstock surcharge for all specialty carbon black products manufactured in North America as a result of new low sulfur fuel regulations. A surcharge of $0.07/pound will be effective for all orders shipped on or after September 16, or as customer contracts allow, for all specialty carbon black products produced by its Performance Chemicals segment in North America. Cabot’s specialty carbon blacks are produced from high quality, low sulfur feedstocks that are sourced from a similar pool as marine fuels. This market is undergoing significant change due to the 2020 International Maritime Organization (IMO 2020) fuel sulfur regulation, also known as MARPOL. Though the IMO 2020 regulation is set to be implemented in January 2020, changes in certain supply chains are already evident. “We recognize this new rule will bring long-term benefits to the environment and human health; it also presents disruption in the industry and comes with upfront costs to adapt,” said Jay Doubman, senior vice president and president, Performance Additives. “This change in industry structure will take time to stabilize, and we are committed to providing transparency and predictability to our customers.” Cabot expects that once new lower sulfur indices are stabilized and fully adopted by the supply chain, it will transition to pricing and indices that appropriately represent the input costs of carbon black.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Trelleborg relocates its marine and infrastructure headquarters - click to expand

Cooper Tire’s Tread Wisely program reminds young drivers to check their tires - click to expand

Steere Enterprises announces 70-year anniversary - click to expand

Global medical tubing market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4 percent through 2026 - click to expand

CPI announces finalists for 2019 Polyurethane innovation award - click to expand

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Davis-Standard and Maillefer to highlight new technology at K 2019 - click to expand

Purchase the Chemical Resistance Guide for Elastomers IV and receive a free Blue Book - click to expand

Desma makes the future efficient - click to expand

Limited places available for Endurica and Rubber Consultants training courses next week - click to expand

OTR tires market worldwide projected to grow by $1.8 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Elkem ASA acquires Basel Chemie - click to expand

King Country Retread joins Marangoni network of independent dealers - click to expand

Bridgestone adds new sizes to Firestone Transforce AT2 tire - click to expand

Synthetic polyisoprene rubber forecast with a CAGR of 8 percent through 2029 - click to expand

PolyOne to sell PP&S business to SK Capital - click to expand

Nokian Tyres begins construction on world class administration building at its factory in Dayton, TN - click to expand

Monday, August 19, 2019

Toyo Tire introduces Open Country SxS for outdoor enthusiasts - click to expand

Evonik acquisition of PeroxyChem delayed by FTC lawsuit - click to expand

Myers Industries announces quarterly dividend and second quarter results - click to expand

Wacker opens technical center in Bengaluru, India - click to expand

Dow wins four 2019 Sustainability Awards from Business Intelligence Group - click to expand

Dunlop run-flat tires chosen as original equipment for 2020 Nissan GT-R - click to expand

Friday, August 16, 2019

Industrial rubber market expected to reach $38.31 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global automotive tire market forecast at $628 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Toyo Tires introduces the Extensa A/S II value oriented all-season tire - click to expand

Yokohama announces first half financials for 2019 - click to expand

Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles - click to expand

U.S. Department of Commerce initiates circumvention probe of CORE steel from five countries - click to expand

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Momentive to showcase new silicone technologies at K 2019 - click to expand

H.B. Fuller completes sale of surfactants, thickeners and dispersants business to Tiarco - click to expand

Huntsman Polyurethanes announces ACS distributor in Canada - click to expand

Songwon Industrial Group reports positive results for second quarter - click to expand

RTP acquires Zeotherm thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) product line from Zeon Chemicals - click to expand

Global specialty nitrile butadiene rubber market forecast at $768.1 million by 2025 - click to expand

ChemSpec awarded NACD membership - click to expand

Market Reports

Global medical grade silicone market is expected to reach $1.84 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Silicone Film Market is projected to grow to $1,087 million by 2023 - click to expand

Global silane market size is expected to reach USD 2.17 billion by 2025 - click to expand

North American floor adhesives market is projected to reach $1.09 billion by 2024 - click to expand

Global medical tubing market forecast with a CAGR of 8.4% through 2026 - click to expand

Synthetic polyisoprene rubber forecast with a CAGR of 8% through 2029 - click to expand

OTR Tires market worldwide is projected to grow by $1.8 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Global automotive tire market forecast at $628 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global green tires market forecast at $178.07 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Industrial Rubber Market is expected to reach $38.31 Billion by 2026 - click to expand

Global specialty nitrile butadiene rubber market forecast at $768.1 million by 2025 - click to expand

Global industrial yarn products for V-belts and industrial hose market forecast with a CAGR of 4.4% - click to expand

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