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January 17, 2017
Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Ltd. (RSEPL), a joint venture (JV) between Sibur (Moscow) and Reliance Industries, announced today that it will set up South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit at Reliance's integrated petrochemical site at Jamnagar, India....
January 4, 2017
Tatneft (Almetyevsk, Russia) has closed the sale of its stake in petrochemical producer Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia) to Taif (Kazan, Russia), Tatneft says. The deal value...
December 21, 2016
Arlanxeo has opened a rubber technology center at the Changzhou National Hi-Tech District (CND; Changzhou, China). The center contains five labs. Arlanxeo is a synthetic rubber joint...
December 7, 2016
State-owned chemical and synthetic rubber maker Nairit (Yerevan, Armenia) has been declared bankrupt by a court in Yerevan’s Shengavit district, following a request from the...
November 8, 2016
Showa Denko today announced that it will increase its chloroprene rubber prices by approximately 8% in Europe and Asia for shipments leaving Japan as of 16 November 2016....
October 24, 2016
Trinseo is expanding capacity to produce solution-styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) at its facility in Schkopau, Germany, by 50,000 metric tons/year, with startup expected by January 2018. Trinseo says the project, which involves upgrading an existing asset, will increase the company’s total s-SBR capacity to about 200,000 metric tons/year....
October 20, 2016
Trinseo says its synthetic rubber production has been sold out for the last two years, and customers have expressed a desire for additional capacity. Whether the new capacity will...
October 13, 2016
Trinseo plans to build a solution-styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) pilot plant at Schkopau, Germany, the company announced today. The pilot plant will begin operations in the last...
October 5, 2016
PTA, PS, PVC, and SBR have been identified as products facing overcapacity....
September 26, 2016
The Directorate General of Anti Dumping and Allied Duties, part of India's Ministry of Commerce, has launched an antidumping investigation into imports by India of polybutadiene rubber...
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....
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