Dow opens 60 ktpa S-SBR unit in Schkopau

ERJ staff report (DS)

Horgen, Switzerland — Dow Europe has opened a new 60 kt/year facility for making solution-SBR. As part of the deal, JSR Corp. has rights to a portion of the capacity of the unit, which is located in Schkopau, Germany.

The new plant produces the latest generation of synthetic rubber – a key component in the manufacturing of tread profiles in high performance tyres.

“With Dow’s long history and industry leadership position in Rubber Polymer solutions, this is the next step strengthening Dow’s…

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