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About Us

OUR STORY

At Cancarb, thermal carbon black is all we do.  Our team of 80 dedicated employees are committed to providing excellence in product quality and customer experience every single day.  Supported by a network of carefully selected distributors and agents, our Thermax® brand products are strategically located globally.

A proud member of the Tokai Carbon Group, we are focused on innovation.  Our product portfolio currently has eight (8) different grades, all manufactured at the world’s largest thermal carbon black production facility, located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.

1973

Established in Medicine Hat, AB Canada
Annual Capacity

45,000 metric tons

or 100 million pounds

>200,000 MWh

Annual clean electricity generated from waste heat

ESTABLISHED
with two (2) production units
NEW PRODUCT
Introduction of Thermax Stainless® grade
NEW PRODUCT
Introduction of Thermax Ultra-Pure® grade
GROWTH
Expansion of Production Unit #3
GROWTH
Expansion of Production Unit #4
NEW PRODUCT
Introduction of Carbocolor® grade
GROWTH
Expansion of Production Unit #5
INNOVATION
Waste heat recovery power plant addition
OWNERSHIP
Sold to Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd of Japan
GROWTH
Expansion of Production Unit #6
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2020

Our Values & Purpose

We reliably and sustainably provide high quality thermal carbon black on a worldwide basis. We are proud that our carbon black enables our customers to make better performing, longer lasting and therefore more valuable products.

Integrity
Collaboration
Responsiblity

Strive For

Perfect days

100%

The cornerstones of this policy are:

  • satisfying customers;
  • obeying relevant regulations and laws;
  • providing a safe workplace;
  • preventing pollution; and
  • continual improvement.
 

 

STRIVE FOR

100%

PERFECT DAYS

The cornerstones of this policy are:

  • satisfying customers;
  • obeying relevant regulations and laws;
  • providing a safe workplace;
  • preventing pollution; and
  • continual improvement.
 

our CERTIFICATION & COMPLIANCE

Operation Standards

Cancarb carefully selects business partners that share our values and contribute to our policy. Our global network of distributors ensure that no matter where you are located, you will have access to our products from a company that shares our ethics and vision to “Strive for 100% Perfect Days”.

Culture of Innovation

Innovation

Cancarb is the only company in the world dedicated 100% to thermal carbon black. It is our goal to be the leader in pioneering research for our customers and other stakeholders.

From continual improvement of our production process, to developing new thermal black products, to finding new applications, our team strives to bring innovation and value to you