Lanxess on track for Singapore investment

By Keith Boi, Plastics & Rubber Weekly

While uncertainties clouding the automotive and tyre manufacturing sectors have already led Lanxess to push back its butyl rubber project in Singapore by two years, the German specialty chemicals firm claims it remains firmly on track to start up the world-scale production facility by 2012.

Christian Lindenhayn, Lanxess head of global marketing for butyl rubber, said the first phase of engineering are currently being finalised at the Singapore plant, with the capacity of…

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