TITLE

Lanxess to expand butyl site

AUTHOR(S)
Dawson, Brad
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;7/12/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 25, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the plans of Lanxess AG, to expand its butyl rubber plant in Zwijndrecht, Belgium, in order to boost capacity by nearly 10 percent. Axel C. Heitmann, chairman of the firm's board of management, said that already, the overall demand for butyl rubber has returned to "precrisis levels" in 2010. It was stated by the company that butyl rubber is an important product for the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in Asia.
ACCESSION #
52998171

 

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