Our first synthetic rubber plant outside Japan is located on Jurong Island of Singapore. Sumitomo Chemical’s S-SBR has consistently earned high praises from customers in the tyre manufacturing industries both in Japan and overseas for being a highly fuel-efficient tyre material with outstanding abrasion resistance. Building on this reputation, our Singapore S-SBR plant has already become one of the primary suppliers of synthetic rubber to tyre manufacturers and factories in Asia.
Location: Merbau, Jurong Island, Singapore
Production capacity per annum:
Styrene-butadiene rubber (40,000 tons)
Production process: Solution polymerisation
Our MMA Plant and PMMA Plant (SUMIPEX®) are both located on Jurong Island with vertical integration from raw material to product and customers. Raw materials are available through pipelines as well as bulk imports.
SUMIPEX® is the registered trademark of Sumitomo Chemical for its SUMIPEX® PMMA moulding resins, manufactured in Singapore with a 150,000Mt annual production capacity. Sumitomo Chemical is one of the largest SUMIPEX® PMMA producers in Asia.Click here for detail PMMA information
Location: Sakra Jurong Island, Singapore
Production capacity (MMA monomer):
Production capacity (SUMIPEX® PMMA moulding resins):
Milestone of SUMIPEX® Production
1999 — First PMMA plant with annual production capacity of 25,000mt.
2005 — De-bottlenecking of First PMMA plant to 50,000mt.
2008 — Second PMMA plant began operation, increasing total annual output to 100,000 mt.
2012 — Third PMMA plant completed, further increasing total annual production capacity to 150,000mt.