ExxonMobil doubles capacity at elastomers plant

|About: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)|By:, SA News Editor

ExxonMobil (XOM -1%) expands its specialty elastomers manufacturing plant in Newport, Wales, doubling the plant's capacity and increasing global manufacturing capacity of Santoprene thermoplastic elastomers by 25%.

The plant added two new production lines, adding 35 full-time jobs at the plant.

Santoprene thermoplastic elastomers, a synthetic rubber-like material, are used to make automotive and consumer products.

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