• Volumes increased by 3.4% to 275.6 kmt compared to 266.6 kmt in the second quarter of 2017 with increases of 3.9% of Specialty and 3.2% in Rubber
  • Revenue increased by $62.0 million, or 18.8%, to $391.6 million compared to the second quarter of 2017
  • Profit (Net Income) of $52.7 million increased by $34.3 million from $18.4 million in second quarter of 2017 and accordingly Basic EPS increased by $0.57 to $0.88, while Adjusted EPS increased $0.29 to $0.69
  • Adjusted EBITDA increased $16.8 million or 26.1% to a record $81.1 million
  • Specialty Carbon Black Adjusted EBITDA increased 17.8% or $6.8 million to $45.2 million
  • Rubber Carbon Black Adjusted EBITDA increased 38.4% or $9.9 million to $35.9 million
  • Dividend payments of 20 cents per share, a 5.65% increase compared to the second quarter of 2017
  • Restructuring project to consolidate Korean production network successfully completed. Restructuring gain on disposal of plant site totaling $29.8 million

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