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Nizhnekamskneftekhim beefs up isoprene monomer capacity

7:38 AM MDT | April 24, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading petrochemicals producer, has completed construction of a new isoprene monomer line. The product is used as raw material in the production of isoprene rubber, the synthetic rubber most closely resembling natural rubber. The company last year produced 175,700 m.t. of isoprene and 253,000 m.t. of isoprene rubber. More than 75% of the isoprene rubber output was exported. Nizhnekamskneftekhim says it accounts for 44% of the global isoprene rubber market.   The project forms part of a major modernization and...

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