21 September 2011 09:39 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--LANXESS is planning to start commercial production of ethylene propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) rubber made from bio-based raw materials at its plant at Triunfo in ?xml:namespace>
The first few batches of LANXESS’ bio-based EPDM rubber, which is named Keltan Eco, will “amount to several hundred” tonnes, the company said without elaborating further.
The company’s other EPDM production sites are based at Geleen, in the
EPDM is commonly used in the automotive industry as well as the plastics modification, cable and wire, construction and oil additives industries.
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