08 May 2012 04:36 [Source: ICIS news]
The company has declared a force majeure as it expects its 55,000 tonne/year BR unit to be shut for six months and its 75,000 tonne/year SBR to be down for two months, BST Elastomers said in a letter to customers.“There was an explosion and fire at the BR unit on May 5th 2012 and subsequently damaged the SBR facility,” the company said in the letter.
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