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Producers, Users, Equipment Suppliers, Specifiers, and more at Smithers Rapra’s Carbon Black World

More than 275 key industry leaders to gather 20-22 October, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain

More than 275 feedstock producers, carbon black manufacturers, equipment solution providers and tyre and pigment end-users from around the globe will gather at Smithers Rapra's Carbon Black World 2014, 20-22 October in Barcelona, Spain. Cabot, Birla Carbon, Cooper Tire, and many other notable players will be sharing insights into new technologies and global markets including Russia, China, Ukraine, Europe, US, India and the Middle East.

"Carbon Black World is an excellent venue to stay attuned in order to make better decisions for your business, said Bill Jones, President, Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co. and program advisor of Carbon Black World. "The conference covers all the factors which might have an impact on your business. These factors include raw material supply issues, customer and competitor growth, regulatory issues, new technology development and macro-economic issues."

"Birla Carbon likes to attend Carbon Black World 2014 to interface with high level executives and leading scientists and engineers," added Ricky Magee, Director, RCB Technical Services and Quality Systems at Birla Carbon and Carbon Black World program advisor. "Whether you are addressing your company's business plans or seeking the latest product and process innovations, you can find it all under one roof."

The 2014 programme will be simultaneously translated into Mandarin, courtesy of significant support and industry stewardship by Wei Zhenwen, President, Doright Co., Ltd., resulting in the largest Chinese delegation ever at Carbon Black World. Programme topics include global insights; micro and micro stressors thrust upon Carbon Black stakeholders by the automotive industry including global future demands and technical standardisation in tyres; ever-changing environmental emissions regulations; and more. The schedule will include over 10 networking functions, among them a live Flamenco show courtesy of Birla Carbon and an optional day tour of Barcelona sponsored by Doright.

Organisations presenting at Carbon Black World 2014 include ARVOS Gmbh; Automotive Tyre Manufacturers' Association; Cabot Corporation; China Carbon Black Institute; Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.; Notch Consulting Group; Phillips Carbon Black; Pirelli Tyre SpA; RÜTGERS; Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co; Smithers Rapra NA; and others.

Carbon Black World's sold-out exhibit hall will feature leading organizations such as Continental Industrie; Ekstrom & Son; Mars Mineral; Arvos Group; and many more. For more information on Carbon Black World 2014 or to view the 2014 programme, visit

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