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Essential Applications

NORIT® purifies. Our activated carbon scientists and engineers transform one of the earth’s most natural elements – carbon – into extremely porous granules and powders that are used to purify beverages, biogas, chemicals, foods, pharmaceutical ingredients, water, and countless other products necessary for life. And to purify wastewater, flue gas, vent air and other effluents to make them safe for the environment that we live in.

NORIT has a one-hundred-year history of innovating and developing activated carbon products and uses. These help companies around the world produce products that are cleaner and safer for end users everywhere. Beyond purification, NORIT activated carbons are also used as colorants, catalyst supports, and catalysts in industrial processes.

Global leader

Today, NORIT and its JV's operate ten plants in seven countries on three continents, and continue to lead the industry and help thousands of companies around the world purify and improve their products.

100+ Years of Activated Carbon
Production and Application Experience

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More than 1000 customer groups served annually.

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More than 400 activated carbon grades

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10 manufacturing plants or JV’s in seven counties on three continents

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Products supplied to more than 100 countries


April 24, 2024

We are excited to announce our participation in the upcoming Achema 2024, the leading international expo for the process industries, held in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 10-14. We will be located at Booth 9.0 ...

October 10, 2023

Just a couple of weeks to go, to the start of the Aquatech exhibition (6-9 November) in Amsterdam! Aquatech is positioned as the world’s leading platform for process, drinking and wastewater. We’re excited to ...

July 3, 2023

Norit Activated Carbon site in Zaandam, the Netherlands reaches one of the higher levels in food safety assurance. Through third-party certification, ISO 22000 certification demonstrates effective management ...

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