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Bjørn Thorsen partner ExxonMobil to increase its global capacity to manufacture Santoprene™ TPV

On Wednesday, July 20, ExxonMobil announced plans to expand its specialty elastomers plant in Newport, Wales. The project will result in a 25% increase in its global capacity to manufacture Santoprene TPV – high performance elastomers used for automotive, industrial and consumer applications.

Santoprene TPV elastomers perform like vulcanized rubber and process like plastic for applications in diverse markets. Like plastic, Santoprene TPV can be extruded, molded or thermoformed easily and economically into a variety of shapes. Like rubber, it is resilient, flexible and resistant to heat, fluids and chemicals. Santoprene elastomers provide manufacturing flexibility, ease of processing and consistent product durability. ExxonMobil’s Vistalon™ EPDM synthetic rubber is a critical raw material in Santoprene TPV.

To read ExxonMobil’s full press release click here.

For further questions, contact Bjørn Thorsen’s Sales Manager Bo Norman on bn@bjorn-thorsen.com.