Toyo Awarded China Synthetic Rubber Plant Contract - Tire Review Magazine

Toyo Awarded China Synthetic Rubber Plant Contract

(Clacton, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Toyo Engineering Corp. has received a contract for a synthetic rubber plant to be built by Bridgestone (Huizhou) Synthetic Rubber Co., Ltd., a Bridgestone Corp. affiliate, in China.

The plant will be constructed in the Huizhou Dayawan Economic and Technological Development Zone in Guangdong Province to produce 50,000 tonnes a year styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR).

The Rubber World report said Toyo is responsible for engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, and construction on a lump-sum basis, plus commissioning assistance. The plant is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2008.

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