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Sumitomo to Build S-SBR Plant in Singapore

2:06 AM MST | November 25, 2010 | Deepti Ramesh

Sumitomo Chemical says it has decided to construct a plant for the manufacture of solution-polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR) in the Merbau area of Jurong Island, Singapore. The plant will have the capacity to produce 40,000 m.t./year of S-SBR and it is expected to begin commercial operation in the fourth quarter of 2013. “S-SBR is seeing rapid demand growth as a raw material for high-performance, fuel-efficient tires amid increasingly strict worldwide regulations on automobile fuel consumption in efforts to combat global warming,” Sumitomo...

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