Kuraray expand liquid rubber capacity at Kashima plant

Kuraray to expand liquid rubber capacity at Kashima plant

4:45 AM, 28th December 2012
Kuraray to expand liquid rubber capacity at Kashima plant

TOKYO, JAPAN: Kuraray Co Ltd has announced its decision to expand the liquid rubber production capacity at its Kashima plant. Through this facility enhancement, Kuraray aims to meet demand for liquid rubber, which is robustly growing for such applications as performance tires. In addition, in line with its growth strategies, Kuraray aims to expand its isoprene-derivatives business, which is one of the Kuraray’s core businesses. Simultaneously, Kuraray is promoting the development of an innovative, bio-based Liquid Farnesene Rubber for tire applications that it intends for full-scale release.

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