COVID-19 Communication #56

Dear customers & partners, Europe in many European countries, COVID19 incident rates are going up (again) with an accelerated pace. This is a concern as this may lead to lockdowns. Germany is facing an incident rate of > 1.000 in many regions and hospitalization rates have reached critical levels. IC patients are transferred to hospitals…

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COVID-19 Communication #55

Dear customers & partners, Port congestions causing shipping delays and longer transit times adding to the logistics disruptions! Since the last update 2 weeks ago, there has been a small improvement in making shipments out of India and Sri Lanka to North America but big delays continue and are made worse by inland haulage delays…

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COVID-19 Communication #54

Dear customers & partners, Manufacturing This week, I’d like to start with good news. After the Ben Tre region in Vietnam lifted its restrictions, we are gradually coming to “new normal” operating conditions at all our Asian plants. Thankfully, we have resumed nearly full operations in Vietnam and 95% of our team members have been…

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COVID-19 Communication #53

Dear customers and partners, Manufacturing Our Vietnam operation continues to recover. We are in the process of starting up the kilns which were idled (50%) for the past 9 weeks and aim to be fully operational again in the coming weeks. The situation for our employees is almost back to ‘normal’ with only 5 people…

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COVID-19 Communication #52

Dear customers and partners, Manufacturing Great news from Vietnam! During the past 8 weeks, 92 employees of our plant in Ben Tre volunteered to live in a hotel close the plant and continue working at the plant in full isolation. The rules set by the authorities did not allow them to go home to see…

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COVID-19 Communication #51

Dear customers & partners, Chemically Activated Wood-based Carbon Recently, we have seen a sudden and very steep cost increase for producing our Colorsorb HP series of chemically activated wood-based carbon. This is due to a 100% cost increase of yellow phosphorous, feed material for phosphoric acid which is a key raw material to produce this…

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Activated Carbon – Price increase notice

Jacobi is announcing a general 10-20% price increase on all Activated Carbons, depending on product type, due to a substantial increase in raw material costs, currency exchange rates and several other costs related to dealing with the pandemic. The price increase will be applied to all shipments made (and invoiced) as of July 1, 2021.…

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World Water Day 2021

Since 1993, the 22nd of March has been World Water Day. Water is one of the most precious and important resources on the planet and is vital for life. Our bodies are made mostly of water, without water no plants could live, in fact, every single thing we use requires water in a certain phase…

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International Women’s Day

PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women’s achievements, to raise awareness against bias and to take action for equality. In our efforts to become more sustainable, we have separated our goals and actions into three categories: People, Product and Planet As part of our People…

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