Volume 91 Issue 27 | p. 16 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 8, 2013

Lanxess Restructures Rubber Chemicals Unit

Department: Business
Keywords: rubber, tires, vulcanization

Lanxess will cease production of the rubber-aging inhibitors Vulkanox 3100 and Vulkanox DPPD in Isithebe, South Africa, and close the plant as part of changes to its rubber chemicals unit. The company will also stop making its Vulkacit MOZ vulcanization accelerator in Kallo, Belgium. Additionally, Lanxess is transferring production of the accelerator Vulkacit CZ from Kallo to Bushy Park, S.C. It will, in turn, move production of two accelerators from Bushy Park to . . .

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