26 February 2013 09:10 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s Sinopec Maoming Co brought on stream its new 100,000 tonne/year butadiene rubber (BR) plant in Guangdong province during the weekend of 23-24 February, a company source said on Tuesday, without disclosing the plant’s current run rate.
The start-up of the new plant more than doubled the company’s synthetic rubber production in Maoming to 180,000 tonnes/year, the source said.
Sinopec Maoming’s 80,000 tonne/year styrene butadiene styrene (SBS) unit at the site is currently operating at full capacity, the source said.
Additional reporting by Miki Jiang
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