ABS, SBR markets burn rubber

Dulle, Tracy; Chang, Joseph
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business Americas;1/8/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 1, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that firmer feedstock butadiene prices in 2007 will strengthen acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) markets. Producers are looking for alternative applications for ABS such as automotive parts in order to reduce the overall weight of motor vehicles which has driven the plastics industry. Firmer feedstock prices will keep SBR prices at current levels.


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