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Styron commissions S-SBR plant in Germany

7:58 PM MDT | July 26, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Styron today held an official opening ceremony for its solution styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) plant at Schkopau, Germany. The company was joined by Reiner Haseloff, minister-president of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany; and other dignitaries at the event. The new line adds 50,000 m.t./year capacity at Schkopau. This world-scale unit will begin operation today and will supply Styron’s tire customers around the world, the company says.   Marco Levi, Styron’s v.p. and general manager/emulsion polymers, says the new line marks the continuation of...

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