Lanxess to expand butyl site

Dawson, Brad
July 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;7/12/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 25, p5
Trade Publication
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.


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