11 May 2011 13:48 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Styron has broken ground on its 50,000 tonne/year solution styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) production facility in ?xml:namespace>
The expansion, first announced in December 2010, takes into account the growing demand for high-performance tyres, which are produced with S-SBR, the company said in a statement.
The new production facility will be built alongside existing lines and is expected to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2012, Styron added.
"The investment in a new S-SBR production line in
With this capacity expansion, Styron expects the creation of approximately 30 additional jobs at the Schkopau site, it added.
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