ENB Overview:

NCTI’s first ENB production unit was started in 1979. Since then, NCTI has brought online two more production units and now produces over 50% of the world’s ENB product demand. With manufacturing sites in Pasadena, TX and Japan, NCTI is well positioned to serve the global demand for product both internationally and domestically.


ENB (Ethylidene Norbornene) is primarily used as a diene monomer in the production of EPDM (Ethylene-Propylene-Diene-Monomer) rubber. This synthetic rubber shows superior heat, wear and weather resistance which help to make this product a key component that goes into the following markets:

  • Automobile Seal Parts
  • Industrial rubber parts
  • Automotive hoses
  • Tires & hoses
  • Wire and cable coatings
  • Building materials

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