Tag: rubber

Safic-Alcan buys Brazilian rubber distributor

Safic-Alcan, a major distributor of specialty chemicals, says that it has acquired 100% of Proquimil Produtos Químicos, a Brazilian chemical distributor specialising in rubber and plastic polymers and additives. The integration will be led by Luiz Maranho, a seasoned Brazilian…

Cariflex breaks ground on world’s largest US$350 mn IR latex plant in Singapore

Polyisoprene rubber latex supplier for medical end markets, like surgical gloves, Cariflex Pte has broken ground for Singapore’s first polyisoprene latex plant on a 6.1 hectares site in Jurong Island, Singapore. Said to be the world’s largest polyisoprene latex plant, the investment of US$350 million will cater to global customers in medical and…

Halcyon raises US$5 mn funds for digital marketplace

Singapore-headquartered supplier of natural rubber Halcyon Agri Corporation says that its 49.9%-owned associate, HeveaConnect Pte, has completed its fourth fundraising of US$5.5 million, led by Provident Capital Partners, DeClout Ventures and HeveaConnect management. Halcyon Agri founded HC in 2018 to…