Synthetic Rubber Plant Toyo Engineering to Build Synthetic Rubber Plant in India

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Japanese plant manufacturer Toyo Engineering was assigned to build a 120,000 tonnes per year synthetic rubber facility in India. The plant is expected begin operations by 2013.

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(Picture: Toyo)
(Picture: Toyo)

Bharuch/India – Toyo-India, an Indian subsidiary of Toyo Engineering Corporation, has received a contract from Indian Synthetic Rubber – a joint venture of Indian Oil, TSRC (Taiwan) and Japanese Marubeni, to build a Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) plant at Panipat, in Haryana. The production capacity of 120,000 tonnes per year SBR will be mainly used to cater the demand for automotive tires, using butadiene supplied from an adjacent ethylene plant.