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Braskem joins a renewable isoprene project

Braskem joins a renewable isoprene project Partnership between Braskem, Amyris and Michelin aims to develop and produce renewable isoprene for production of tire and other rubber applications.

BASF starts up butadiene extraction plant in Antwerp

BASF starts up butadiene extraction plant in Antwerp New plant with annual capacity of 155,000 metric tons per year will secure BASF's internal supply of butadiene in Europe.

Wacker's new liquid silicone for radiator gaskets

Wacker's new liquid silicone for radiator gaskets Munich-based chemical company is expanding its product range with a new liquid silicone rubber for the production of automotive gaskets.

New rubber production line opens in Dormagen

New rubber production line opens in Dormagen Lanxess invested EUR 18 million in production expansion for Baypren polychloroprene solid rubber.

Synthos unveils its plan to invest in South America

Synthos unveils its plan to invest in South America Polish company is planning to build a neodymium polybutadiene rubber plant in Brazil.

SABIC and Synthos satisfied with a partnership

SABIC and Synthos satisfied with a partnership A three-year long cooperation brings significant advantages for both companies.

Lanxess: Behind us lies a challenging year

Lanxess: Behind us lies a challenging year Group full-year 2013 sales fall by nine percent to EUR 8.3 billion. Net loss of EUR 159 million impacted by impairment charges.

New S-SBR plant in Singapore

New S-SBR plant in Singapore Sumitomo Chemical carried out an opening ceremony for a new solution styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR) manufacturing plant constructed in Singapore.

Styron increases its SSBR production capacity

Styron increases its SSBR production capacity The company reached an agreement with material supplier JSR to acquire its current production capacity rights in Schkopau.

Ineos has expanded ENB plant

Ineos has expanded ENB plant The expansion of Ethylidene Norbornene (ENB) plant in Antwerp makes it the largest single ENB plant in the world.