From Rubber & Plastics News
Wayne, New Jersey-International Specialty Products Inc. said it will boost production capacity of hot polymerized emulsion SBR at its Port Neches, Texas, plant by 50 percent, after completely restoring the facilityÂ´s hot polymer capability.
ISP also has made substantial capital investments to raise the level of â€œmanufacturing excellence, improve both hot and cold emulsion product quality, increase product standards and ensure a cost-competitive position for the long-term viability of the business,â€ said Mel Martin, ISP Elastomers general manager.
ISP said it is actively marketing the synthetic rubber through a worldwide sales and marketing operation. The specialty chemicals and minerals producer bought the former Ameripol Synpol facility and related assets in August.