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NKNK in Russia, the world’s second largest synthetic rubber manufacturer, has launched the production of SSBR for fuel-efficient tires-


Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK), the world's second largest synthetic rubber manufacturer, has started production of solution SSBR for fuel-efficient tires. The opening ceremony was held on May 26, and the President of Tatarstan also attended. With an annual production capacity of 60,000 tons, it is a co-production plant with thermoplastic elastomer (SBS) used in applications such as asphalt modifiers. The grades of modified SSBR produced include state-of-the-art 5th generation modified SSBR with technical support from ETIC, and global tire manufacturers are also in the quality approval process.