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Synthos to build 120 kt/yr butadiene unit

Polish chemical firm Synthos has made a final investment decision for the construction of a new butadiene extraction unit with associated logistic infrastructure to be built in Plock, Poland. The commissioning of the butadiene extraction unit and first production are scheduled…

Michelin to decarbonise French tyre plant

French tyre firm Michelin has tied up in a ten-year contract with low-carbon utility company Engie to optimise energy consumption at its tyre factory in Clermont-Ferrand, central France. In addition to utilities management, the ten-year contract provides for the design and operation…

Continental to separate ContiTech and tyre businesses

In line with its restructuring, German technology firm Continental says thatits tyres business and ContiTech non-tyre rubber and plastics products sectors will be independent business units, effective 1 January. Meanwhile, it will split its Automotive Technologies branch into five business…