Lanxess is in the final stages of a
major research project into global demand for S-SBR in the coming years.The company expects to see the results of the 18-month study by the middle of this year.
Initial results show that demand for
the material is likely to grow rapidly on the back of increased
demand for fuel-efficient tyres. In fact, according to Christoph
Kalla, head of marketing for Lanxess performance butadiene rubber
group, all capacity which has been publicly announced up to now is
likely to be full…