IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Lanxess to Expand Performance Rubber Capacity at Orange, TX

April 14, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Lanxess says it will invest €10 million ($14.4 million) to expand solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) and neodymium polybutadiene rubber (Nd-PBR) capacity at its Orange, TX site by 20,000 m.t./year. Completion is expected by the third quarter of 2012. The site already has the capacity to produce about 25,000 m.t./year of SSBR and about 250,000 m.t./year of Nd-PBR.   “This additional capacity will serve the global demand for high performance rubber, which is expected to grow annually by close to 10% in the coming years,” says Joachim...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa