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LANXESS successfully starts test operation for on-site production of retanning agent

Since the end of November 2017, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has started the operation of a pilot plant for the in situ production of the retanning agent X-Biomer in practice.



Saltigo celebrates 50 years of pioneering chemistry

Saltigo GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, has not one, but two reasons to celebrate in November 2017.



LANXESS improves quality and durability of metalworking fluids

LANXESS is making sure everything runs smoothly when it comes to metalworking and the use of engines and machinery across virtually all sectors of industry. The specialty chemicals company offers a comprehensive range of products that enhance the quality and durability of lubricants.



LANXESS: Price increase for Durethan and Pocan compounds

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS adapts the prices for its Durethan and Pocan compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA region) with immediate effect.



LANXESS: Holger Hüppeler to lead the Inorganic Pigments business unit

Holger Hüppeler (50) will take over the management of the Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit at the specialty chemicals company LANXESS from December 1, 2017.



LANXESS presents leather fashion trends for spring-summer season 2019

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, a world-leading manufacturer of leather chemicals, is unveiling leather trends for the spring-summer season 2019.



New distribution partner for membrane elements in Middle East

The Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world’s leading suppliers of water treatment products and solutions, is looking to expand its business with reverse osmosis membrane elements in Saudi Arabia. On November 1, 2017, it signed a distribution agreement for Lewabrane membrane elements with Riyadh-based Saudi company Industrial and Chemicals Supplies Co. Ltd. (ICSCO).



LANXESS offers new mixed-bed exchanger for demineralizing water

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed the Lewatit NM 3367 mixed-bed ion exchange resin to demineralize the water used to charge and top up modern hot water heating systems.



A system for efficient water treatment

The LANXESS booth at this year’s Aquatech Amsterdam (October 31 through November 3, 2017) focuses on the company's integrated expertise and longstanding experience in water treatment.



Even more attractive to life science and fine chemical industries

Saltigo GmbH, a subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, will be exhibiting at CPhI 2017 as a flexible service-provider and one-stop supplier for the life science industries and users of fine chemicals.



Cost-efficient, tailor-made water treatment for power plants

The appearance of the specialty chemicals group LANXESS at the annual “Chemistry in Power Plants” conference of VGB PowerTech e. V. and the trade exhibition held in parallel from October 24 to 26, 2017 in Koblenz will focus on cost-efficient, tailor-made solutions for water treatment in power plants.



LANXESS is committed to materials for new forms of mobility

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS sees new, more environmentally friendly forms of mobility as a major growth area for its Durethan polyamides, Pocan polybutylene terephthalates (PBT) and Tepex thermoplastic composites.



Local reinforcement of injection-molded SUV front ends

The continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites Tepex from LANXESS have many potential applications as inserts for the local reinforcement of injection-molded components.



Long-term temperature resistance up to 230 °C

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed a new heat stabilization system called XTS2 (Xtreme Temperature Stabilization) for polyamide 66 variants of Durethan.



Hard to beat

In regions where road surfaces are poor, vehicle underbodies are subjected to tough conditions, having to withstand the impact of stones thrown up from the surface and, in extreme cases, even direct contact with the ground. A major German car manufacturer is therefore equipping the first vehicles of various model series that are delivered to countries with poor road infrastructure with an engine undertray made of a particularly robust thermoplastic composite construction.



LANXESS offers new halogen-free, flame-retardant polyesters and polyamides

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its portfolio of halogen-free, flame-retardant compounds based on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyamide (PA 6, PA 66).



LANXESS: Price adjustment for brominated flame retardants

The Additives business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally increases the prices for its polydibromostyrene products (PDBS) and its branded decadibromophenyl ethane (DPDPE) flame retardant, Firemaster 2100R, up to 15 percent for each product effective November 1, 2017.



LANXESS Urethane Systems will enhance research on next generation materials

The Urethane Systems business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS decided to join the Center for UMass/Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, in order to enhance its scientific research on next generation materials.



LANXESS Adds New Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO) Module to Its Innovative LewaPlus Design Software

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has announced a significant addition to its LewaPlus software suite of reverse osmosis (RO) and ion exchange (IX) system dimensioning capabilities.