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The Top 10 Activated Carbon Companies In The Global Market (2022)

April 14, 2022

In recent years, as environmental protection and energy saving have become the core concept of economic and social progress, the application value of activated carbon in the field of water treatment and air pollution prevention has become more and more prominent. In addition, the demand for coconut shell activated carbon used in gold mines is also growing as international gold prices increase and gold demand increases.

There are several reliable activated carbon manufacturers in the globe, and most of these companies have a long history of cooperation with China as well. My company and I will introduce to you the top 10 trustable activated carbon manufacturers in the market.

Below is a table of the top 10 activated carbon suppliers in the world, in no particular order of ranking.

NO.Company NameEstablishment TimeLocation(city)
1Jacobi Carbon1916Sweden
2Calgon Carbon1942USA
3CPL Activated Carbon1999United Kindom
4Norit Activated Carbon1916The Netherlands
5Huamei Activated Carbon2001China
6Donau Activated Carbon1915Germany
7Desotec Activated Carbon1990Belgium
8Carbon Activated Crop.1993USA
9Haycarb1993Sri Lanka
10General Carbon1958Bahrain


Most Popular Activated Carbon Brands in 2022

The following are a few of the carbon manufacturing companies that have received a lot of feedback from our customers:

1. Jacobi Carbon:

  • Location: Sweden
  • Year founded: 1916, is acquired by Osaka Gas Chemicals Co., Ltd in 2014.
  • Main product: filter device, activated carbon, ION EXCHANGE RESINS

Jacobi is the world’s largest manufacturer of coconut shell-based activated carbon. Factories in France, Italy, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, India and offices in 16 countries worldwide. This brand is very popular in the water treatment and gold refining industries.


  • Location: USA
  • Year founded: 1942
  • Main product: Activated Carbon, Reactivation Services, Activated Carbon Cloth, Diatomaceous Earth and Perlites, lon Exchange, Equipment, Services

Calgon Carbon is a globally renowned activated carbon brand with subsidiaries in Brazil, China, Korea, Japan and Belgium. ZORFEX,CHEMVIRON CARBON ,KURARAY are its sub-brands of Calgon.


  • Location:  United Kingdom
  • Year founded: 1999
  • Main product: activated and filter device

CPL Activated Carbons is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of activated carbon and related services for a wide range of industrial purification applications

4. Norit Corporation

  • Location:  The Netherlands
  • Year founded: 1916
  • Main product: activated carbon

Norit offers more than 400 activated carbon products and grades for use in hundreds of industries and applications.

5. Huamei carbon

  • Location:China
  • Year founded: 2001
  • Main product: Activated carbon

HUAMEI carbon is a leading activated carbon manufacturer and supplier in China, as we all known , China is well-known by it’s rich coal source and developed manufacturing industry , HUAMEI Granular Activated Carbon take this advantage and provide high quality carbon to clients around the world.

6. Donau Carbon

  • Location:  Germany
  • Year founded: 1915
  • Main product: activated carbon

Donau Carbon is also a well-known activated carbon brand with headquarters in Germany and offices in France, Austria, the USA and the Philippines. they can provide complete solutions for gas and liquid treatment, from design to construction to commissioning of activated carbon adsorption systems. And all types of adsorption equipment can be sold or rented.


  • Location:Belgium
  • Year founded: 1990
  • Main product: Activated Carbon&Filter vessel

DESOTEC Activated Carbon is an international developer, producer and supplier of purification solutions mainly based on activated carbon technology.

8. Carbon activated crop.

  • Location:USA
  • Year founded: 1993
  • Main product: Activated carbon&Filter Vessel

Carbon Activated Corporation is one of the largest privately-owned activated carbon companies in North America serving customers worldwide. They also buy carbon from China ,some of the carbon they source from China are produced from a multiple hearth furnace that manufactures high-grade activated carbon with great efficiency and very little carbon loss.

9. Haycarb

  • Location:Sri Lanka
  • Year founded: 1993
  • Main product: Activated carbon

Haycarb PLC is a world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of coconut shell activated carbon. and its core product is coconut shell activated carbon. As we all know, Sri Lanka is one of the largest coconut shell producers, so the raw material is one of its biggest advantages.

10. General carbon

  • Location:Bahrain
  • Main product: Activated Carbon & Adsorption Equipment & Spent Carbon Services

General carbon has rich experience in the application of activated carbon, and he can also provide for services for spent Carbon , which is very convenient for users.

Please note that the activated carbon manufacturer names above are not listed in order of scale, reputation, market competitiveness, etc. It only represents our opinion of the best activated carbon manufacturers. Anyway, we kindly suggest visiting several activated carbon manufacturers to choose a good partner with good cost-effectiveness.

Looking for the most suitable activated carbon supplier

If you are looking for an activated carbon supplier or solution to meet your project needs, then perhaps Huameicarbon can help you.

Huameicarbon as a growing and improving activated carbon company, we've always insisted on growing with our customers and doing our best to serve them by controlling quality and cost effectiveness at the core.

Here's how HM makes its customers:

  • We value diversity
    We work with all sizes of companies (even the smallest customers) and we know that activated carbon has different technical characteristics, production raw materials and special requirements and we do our best to achieve our goals.
  • Reduced customer worry and less work
    We will handle all the problems, and we will carefully control all the details of production, quality control and delivery.
  • Acceptable cost and powerful quality
    Our factory is located in the raw material producing area which has abundant high-quality coal resources, and reduces the cost of raw materials.

Summary of this article

The above is our brief introduction to activated carbon manufacturers, but of course many excellent activated carbon companies are perfect for our projects that we can choose from.

  • Jacobi Carbons (OSAKA GAS)
  • Calgon Carbon Corporation
  • Cabot (Norit)
  • Carbotech
  • Donau Chemie Group
  • Silcarbon Aktivkohle
  • Eurocarb
  • ......

We hope that our company will be your supplier of activated carbon as well. If you would like to try our products, simply click here or fill out the form below to receive a quote or product information from us in just a few minutes.


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