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April 1, 2016Lanxess 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....
April 4, 2016Sinochem 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, 2016Lanxess 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, 2016Lanxess 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, 2016Omnova 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, 2016Gelest (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, 2016PPG 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, 2015MOL (Budapest) has inaugurated a previously announced butadiene facility at Tiszaújváros, Hungary, the company announced today. The plant is expected to improve the...
October 28, 2015Grupo 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, 2015Bridgestone 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...