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Reliance to Increase PBR and SBR Capacity; Build Acetic Acid Plant

3:09 AM MDT | June 3, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Reliance Industries’ chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani, said in a speech at the company’s annual general meeting today that the company plans to increase the production capacity of its polybutadiene rubber (PBR) plant at Vadodara, India from 40,000 m.t./year, to 115,000 m.t./year. The company also plans to invest in new styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) plants that will have a total capacity of 150,000 m.t./year. No further details of the SBR facilities were disclosed. The company had previously announced plans to build a 75,000-m.t./year SBR...

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