Review anti-dumping duty on cheap rubber chemicals, Gujarat High Court directs Centre

Nocil limited a Mumbai based company has petitioned against the cessation of anti-dumping duty, saying it would affect the domestic market.

The company had once before, in December 20... Read More


Lion completes acquisition of Firestone SR plant

Lion Elastomers L.L.C has now acquired the Firestone Polymers’ synthetic rubber plant in Orange, Texas. The price of purchase has not yet been disclosed.

The recently bought Ora... Read More


Egypt is about to build its first polybutadiene rubber factory in Africa

An association of Petrojet and Saipem has won a bid to build the first ever polybutadiene rubber factory in Egypt and Africa. The project will be established in ETHYDCO complex in Alexandria hav... Read More


Reliance-SIBUR JV Considers Setting Halogenated Butyl Rubber Plant in India

Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Limited, the Joint Venture between Reliance and SIBUR for Butyl Rubber manufacturing has been completed at Jamnagar and the facility is expected to start first ... Read More


Versalis starts up Italian EPDM expansion

The Italian speciality chemicals company Versalis S.p.A has started a new EPDM production plant in Ferrara, Itlay. This project will be valued at INR 19017.6584 Million which will include the in... Read More


Dow Chemical introduces three new EPDM grades

At the International Elastomer Conference in Louisville, USA, Dow Chemical Company has introduced three new Nordel EPDM grades.

The new grades:

Nordel 3765 XFL EPDM: The ex... Read More