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July 22, 2016
Lion Elastomers (Port Neches, Texas) and East West Copolymer (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) say they have petitioned the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission to impose antidumping duties on emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (ESBR) from producers in Brazil, South Korea, Mexico, and Poland. The petitioners estimate the dumping margins for imports from these countries at 30-80%....
April 1, 2016
Lanxess and Saudi Aramco have completed the formation of the companies' previously announced 50-50 synthetic rubber joint venture, Arlanxeo (Maastricht, Netherlands). The deal was announced in September 2015 and the jv had received all relevant antitrust approvals by February 2016....
March 28, 2016
Sinochem International (Shanghai) and Halcyon Agri (Singapore) have agreed to combine their natural rubber assets to create what they call “the world’s leading natural rubber supply chain manager.” The businesses, which have total revenues of $2.3 billion, will be combined under Halcyon....
March 17, 2016
Lanxess and Saudi Aramco have announced the members of the executive board of Arlanxeo (Maastricht, Netherlands), their previously announced 50-50 synthetic rubber joint venture. Each...
February 11, 2016
Lanxess and Saudi Aramco say that all relevant antitrust authorities have cleared their previously announced synthetic rubber joint venture, and the jv will be launched on 1 April...
February 9, 2016
Omnova Solutions (Beachwood, OH) announced Tuesday the sale of its India rubber manufacturing business to India-based Apcotex Industries Limited for cash proceeds of approximately $5...
January 21, 2016
Gelest (Morrisville, PA), a producer and supplier of specialty organosilicon compounds and silicones, says it has launched a silicone elastomer that can stretch more than 5,000% before...
January 7, 2016
PPG Industries (Pittsburgh) is debottlenecking precipitated silica production at its Lake Charles, LA, manufacturing plant to increase capacity by over 10,000 m.t./year. The company expects to complete the project in the second half of 2016....
November 10, 2015
MOL (Budapest) has inaugurated a previously announced butadiene facility at Tiszaújváros, Hungary, the company announced today. The plant is expected to improve the...
October 28, 2015
Grupo Kuo (Mexico City) sales revenue from its synthetic rubber and plastics business totaled 2.52 billion Mexican pesos ($152.2 million) down slightly from the peso2.53 billion...
October 1, 2015
Bridgestone announced today that it successfully produced passenger tires made entirely from natural rubber derived from guayule, a shrub native to the dry regions of the southwestern...
September 23, 2015
Synthos's (Oswiecim, Poland) previously announced $170-million Nd-polybutadiene rubber project at Triunfo, Brazil, has been put on hold owing to uncertainty surrounding the...
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