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Update: Styron to Build SSBR Unit in Germany

10:42 AM MST | December 20, 2010 | Ian Young and Lindsey Bewley

Styron has announced plans to build an additional solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) production line at Schkopau, Germany. The plant will have a capacity of 50,000 m.t./year and help Styron to meet growing demand for high-performance tires with low rolling resistance. The tires help vehicles to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. The trend is driven partly by European environmental legislation, due to be formally introduced in 2012, covering mandatory performance labeling of tires, including maximum rolling resistance. "In an economy...

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