Sabic and ExxonMobil Chemical have selected Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, as the location of a new joint venture plant that will produce 400 kilotonnes/year of EPDM/TPE, TPO, butyl rubber, SBR/PBR and carbon black to serve markets in Asia and the Middle…
Allergic reaction to latex balloons spawns changes
LAKELAND, Fla.—Worries about allergic reactions to latex balloons have surfaced at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, according to a story on the website of the Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger newspaper.
Team develops latex for use in subsea gas drilling
KATY, Texas—A local man is part of a team that recently received a U.S. patent for a new kind of latex that can be used in underwater drilling for natural gas, a story in a Houston Chronicle website said.
CTI subsidiary adds latex balloon capacity in Mexico
BARRINGTON, Ill. – Latex balloon maker CTI Industries Corp.’s Flexo International S.A. de C.V. subsidiary has added and now is operating latex balloon production equipment at its factory in Guadalajara, Mexico. The completion of the installation project will boost the…
Bridgestone restarts plant
TOKYO — Bridgestone Corp. has restarted production at at least one of its plans in Japan affected by the March 11 earthquake after verifying the facility´s safety and accounting for the employees’ welfare. The company said it continues to work…