Lanxess to manufacture world's first bio-based EPDM rubber

09/21/2011 | Platts

German firm Lanxess announced that it is planning to manufacture bio-based ethylene-propylene-diene-monomer rubber by the end of this year. The company will use ethylene made from sugarcane in producing EPDM rubber. The bio-based ethylene will be supplied by Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem.

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