The present situation of rubber anti - aging agent production abroad

- Dec 19, 2018-

Rubber anti-aging agent is the main variety of rubber additives, the current global consumption of about 600,000 tons, about 40% of the total amount of rubber additives.

Rubber anti-aging agents can be divided into: p-phenylenediamine, quinoline, diphenylamine, naphthalene amine, phenol and phosphite ester.

Among them, the p-phenylenediamine group accounts for 56%, quinoline group accounts for 20%, and other anti-aging products such as phenols, diphenylamines, phosphite esters are less than 10%.

With the rapid development of rubber additives industry in Asia, especially in China, the production of rubber additives in western developed countries and regions is gradually shrinking.

Major foreign production enterprises continue to merge and restructure, increase industrial restructuring, enhance enterprise competitiveness, and seek new opportunities and space for development.

At present, the following major foreign anti - aging agent production enterprises.


1.Flexsys

The company is affiliated to Eastman chemical, the United States, is the original global product variety of the most complete, the largest scale of rubber additives manufacturers.

At present, they retain only p - phenylenediamine anti - aging agents, insoluble sulfur and a few other rubber additives products.

Fulex's leading product is insoluble sulfur, with a total production capacity of 200,000 tons/year and a monopoly position in the high-end market.


2.Lanxess chemical

Lanxess chemical co., ltd. is a major foreign comprehensive rubber fertilizer production enterprises.

In the European market, its rubber accelerator and Chinese accelerator products compete;In Europe and North America, their rubber anti-aging agent TMQ competes with nanhua and comac.


3.Chemtura

Its predecessor is the United States Compton company, has been the acquisition of uniroy company rubber fertilizer and the United States great lakes company (formerly one of the world's largest plastic fertilizer companies), renamed in 2005 koju ya.

Subsequently, the company gradually shut down the rubber agent, especially the aging agent production equipment, to polyurethane elastomer, lubricating oil, surfactant, plastic agent production.

At present, they only retain some small tonnage devices in Taiwan and North America, mainly producing anti-aging agents for special markets.

In addition, some enterprises for its OEM production of some anti - aging agents and promoters.


4.Agrofert

This is the first major chemical company in the Czech republic, whose business scope includes agriculture, chemical industry, food and so on.Rubber fertilizer production capacity of about 30,000 tons/year.

The company is the main rubber fertilizer production company in eastern Europe.


5.Indian national organic chemistry (NOCIL)

NOCIL is located in a chemical industrial park 40km from mumbai.

NOCIL is India's largest producer of rubber chemicals. It produces both rubber accelerators and anti-aging agents, with production capacity of over 10,000 tons for many types.

India also has several rubber fertilizer production enterprises, but the capacity is below 10, 000 tons.

These Indian companies will come to China to purchase p-aminodiphenylamine and produce 6PPD.


6.KKPC

Since 2008, the production capacity of 6PPD of jinghu petrochemical has been rapidly increased, with the scale continuously expanding from 20,000 tons/year to 50,000 tons/year in 2011.

Its intermediate, p - aminodiphenylamine, is mainly supplied by jiangsu shengao chemical co., LTD.

At the end of 2012, the company expanded its MIBK production facility.

At present, jinghu petrochemical has become the first MIBK producer in Asia and the second in the world.

Foreign major rubber aging agent production enterprises and capacity see the table below.