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ISP Announces Expansion Of ESBR Capacity In Port Neches

International Specialty Products (ISP) has broadened its program to increase capacity of its Port Neches, TX, plant, which manufactures emulsion SBR Elastomers for the global market. Having acquired the Port Neches plant in 2003 and expanded its capacity in 2004 to 400 million lbs, the capital expansion will increase the capacity to 750 million lbs within two years. The multimillion-dollar expansion program will include the installation of new reactors and finishing lines. Mel Martin, ISP senior vice president and general manager of the Elastomers Business, stated, "Our investments have not only increased our volume capability but have also improved our product quality to the highest levels expected by our global customers. The planned capital investments will also enable us to provide a wider range of elastomer products for our customers' future needs."

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