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Mitsui Chemicals Expands Tafmer Specialty Elastomers Capacity in Singapore

9:58 PM MDT | August 29, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Mitsui Chemicals said today that it will add 8,000 m.t./year of specialty Tafmer high performance olefin elastomer capacity at its Mitsui Elastomers Singapore subsidiary. The Jurong Island based project will cost about Y2.5 billion ($31.8 million) and is expected to be completed in October 2013.   Tafmer, a flexible, lightweight elastomer with wide applications in automotive, industrial, and packaging material industries, is one of the group’s five world-leading businesses, the company says. Demand for Tafmer is forecasted to grow worldwide and...

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