According to several reports by Bloomberg Law and WTHI-TV, Pyrolyx USA Indiana LLC – a tire pyrolysis plant focused on recovered carbon black production – filed for Chapter 7 protection “a liquidation bankruptcy” in Delaware this Autumn. The sources say this information is confirmed by court papers.

According to Bloomberg Law, Pyrolyx USA Indiana LLC reported in April that it couldn’t make loan payments backing municipal bonds sold in 2017 after it shut its plant in Terre Haute because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The production plant of Pyrolyx USA is located in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to court documents dated October 28th, Pyrolyx USA Indiana, LLC will now be liquidated.

Timelapse showing the construction of the first completed Indiana plant (July 2018 - July 2019) | Video by Matt Finestead, Pyrolyx.

One of the assets to now be sold is the plant located at 4150 E. Steelton Avenue. It’s been closed since March 2020. According to the bankruptcy filing, the plant is worth approximately $7.5 million.

The company filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware. The paperwork shows Pyrolyx will not be able to pay unsecured creditors after administrative expenses are paid. The company lists between 100 and 199 creditors including the City of Terre Haute.

Article by WTHI TV and Bloomberg Law.