Horgen, Switzerland – Trinseo has marked 80 years of synthetic rubber production in Schkopau, Germany, a production site with an event for employees, local associations and institutes and officials.
A 13 June company statement also highlighted new projects at the site, which directs much of its production to the tire industry.
An S-SBR (solution-styrene butadiene rubber) pilot plant is due to begin operations there in the fourth quarter. The start-up of a new 50kt facility will, next year, raise Trinseo’s global S-SBR production by 33%.
Located in the Saxony-Anhalt…