09/04/2014

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Synthos plans to build Nd-BR plant in Brazil

According to the company, the investment will be carried out provided that the 2013 contracts on raw material supplies will come into effect. The plant, which will reach a production capacity of 80,000 t/y, will receive butadiene feedstock from Brazil's Braskem through a 15-year conditional agreement, several media sources reported.The production of polybutadiene rubber in Brazil will be based on the license granted by Michelin in 2007. Synthos announced it has already signed contract agreements with tyre manufacturers Michelin and Pirelli regarding the supply of Nd-BR to their facilities in Brazil. Synthos is one of the largest manufacturers of chemical raw materials in Poland and a leading European manufacturer of emulsion rubbers.

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