OMSK Carbon Group one of the top ten leading carbon black producers in the world plans to set up operations in the 117,865 square foot, former Alstrom building located in the I-20 industrial Park in Bishopville.
Gordon Eckley, Chairman of TheLINK- an Economic Development Alliance representing Lee and Sumter Counties said, “TheLINK welcomes OMSK to Lee County, South Carolina. We wish them nothing but success and prosperity and thank them for creating jobs and investing in our community.”
“OMSK is a global leader,” added Travis Windham, Chairman of Lee County Council. “They recognized that Lee County has countless assets and resources that will benefit them as they open their first US based facility. We are extremely happy they will now call Lee County home.”
Based in Omsk Russia, OMSK is among the top ten leading carbon black producers in the world. They currenly have plants in Omsk and Volgograd, Russia and their annual production capcity reaches 400,000 tons per year. Their product range includes more than 30 grades of carbon black. The company has business with a wide range of customers in Russian domestic and foreign markets, from producers of automotive tires to manufacturers of printing inks. Omsk current distribution and transloading facilities include Germany, Romania, Turkey, and Canada. Their new Bishopville facility OMSK will serve the South Carolina tire industry and partners with a variety of coompanies such as Michelin, Continental Tire, Bridgestone, Goodyear, Giti, Trelleborg, and Midas among others.
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