Asahi Kasei is to increase the manufacturing capacity of its SSBR plant in Singapore. The company will expand both production lines at the facility by a combined 30,000 tons/year, increasing the total capacity to 130,000 tons/year.
The company has identified SSBR operations as a key strategic business for global development with an emphasis on expansion in automotive applications. Many tire makers around the world are said to already use the company’s technology.
August 2, 2017