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Company - Key Milestones


1936 Continental Carbon Company (CCC) was organized by R.I. Wishnick, Continental Oil, and Shamrock Oil & Gas and built its first plant in Sunray, Texas.
1954 Second plant started production in Ponca City, OK.
1955 Pilot plant added at Sunray, TX to develop new grades of carbon black.
1958 Ownership changes:  Conoco (50%), Shamrock Oil & Gas (29%), and Witco Chemical (21%).
1960 Expanded Internationally by establishing plants with JV partners in France, Holland, and Italy.
1969 Third plant started at Phenix City, only carbon black plant in southeastern U.S.
1973 License agreements with other companies including China Synthetic Rubber Corporation in Taiwan.
1981 Equities in European and Asian plants sold to JV partners.
1984 After other ownership changes, Conoco sells CCC to Witco Chemical.
1990 Added 75 MLbs. capacity at Ponca City, OK, becoming the first grass-roots expansion in the U.S. carbon black industry since 1967.
1995 Witco sold CCC to China Synthetic Rubber Corporation (two-thirds ownership) and the Taiwan Cement Corporation (one-third).
1998 Phenix City plant doubled in size when 100 MLbs. of new capacity came onstream in December.
2000 CCC purchases the carbon black assets of Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Ltd.


Oct-2000 Continental Carbon India Ltd (CCIL) is incorporated.
Nov-2001 Loan Package negotiated with IFC for CCIL  Modernization and Expansion Project at Ghaziabad.
Feb-2003 Commissioned two 175 TR Tread Reactors.
Sep-2004 Physical completion of project phase I. involving plant expansion, modernization & technology alignment. .
Apr-2005 CCIL Ghaziabad Plant achieves designed capacity.
Jun-2006 CCIL achieves financial closure on new loan package from IFC..
Apr-2008 Completion of 15 MW Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant (WHRPP) at Ghaziabad Plant.
Aug-2008 Supply of Electric Power to U.P. Grid Commences.
Jan-2009 New Capital Injection by CSRC making CCIL a subsidiary of CSRC
Mar-2009 CCIL goes live on SAP
Nov-2010 Registration of WHRPP with UNFCCC under Clean Development Mechanism