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Tosoh Expands Capacity for Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene

2:09 AM MDT | June 19, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Tosoh says it has increased the production capacity for the specialty rubber chlorosulfonated polyethylene (CSM) by 1,000 m.t./year at the company's Nanyo complex at Shunan, Japan, through debottlenecking. With the expansion, Tosoh’s total CSM capacity increased to 9,500 m.t./year at the Nanyo complex. The increased capacity allows Tosoh to support continued demand growth and new applications, the company says. Market demand for CSM is expected to remain firm, with sales of between 70% and 80% outside Japan, Tosoh says. Demand is expected to grow...

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