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All-plastic brake pedal receives SPE Grand Award

An all-plastic brake pedal with an insert made of Tepex dynalite from LANXESS has been awarded first place in the “Body Interior” category of the Automotive Award of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).



Extremely tough – even at low temperatures

LANXESS markets new polyamide 6 for engine oil pans.



LANXESS offers new polyamides and polyesters for welded components

LANXESS has developed four polyamide and two polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounds for welding plastic parts.



LANXESS increases focus on E&E industry

The use of thermoplastics in the electrical and electronics industry (E&E) will continue to grow strongly in the future thanks to megatrends such as Industry 4.0, LED lighting and the digital networking of building services engineering, household appliances and entertainment electronics.



Wide processing window, reliable process

LANXESS continues to expand its family of pseudoplastic polyamides for hollow components under the hood. The newest members are the polyamide 66 Durethan AKV 320 Z H2.0 and the polyamide 6 Durethan BKV 320 Z H2.0.



Halogen-free alternative with high mechanical performance

Extremely fire-resistant / Higher tracking resistance and dielectric strength / Enhanced UV and heat resistance



Truck air filter carriers made of highly reinforced polyamide 66 from LANXESS

Polyamides reinforced with a high glass fiber content can also replace metals in commercial vehicles, as demonstrated by two air filter carriers, which will be installed in the Mercedes-Benz Actros starting early next year. These structural parts are made of Durethan AKV 50 H2.0 from LANXESS, a polyamide 66 with a glass fiber content of 50 percent by weight.



LANXESS pigments meet highest demands in the plastics industry

The use of colored plastics is becoming increasingly widespread and the number of applications is rising continuously. At K 2016, taking place in Düsseldorf from October 19 to 26, specialty chemicals company LANXESS will present its extensive line of Colortherm-brand inorganic color pigments for coloring plastics.



Protection against aging

Rubber is everywhere. This sealing, damping, cushioning and insulating material is highly versatile but requires protection against aging that is tailored to the specific stresses encountered.



Creating value

Fully integrated solutions address customer requirements quickly, flexibly and precisely / Expansion of Central Organics Pilot Plant (ZeTO) on schedule / Demand for Saltidin continues to grow – expansion of Saltigo’s capacity



LANXESS successfully places two EUR 500 million corporate bonds

LANXESS announced today that it has successfully placed two Euro benchmark bonds on the European capital market for the financing of the planned acquisition of the US-based specialty chemicals group Chemtura.



LANXESS Announces Plan to Acquire Chemtura

LANXESS (FRA: LXS) reaches the next milestone on its growth path: The specialty chemicals company announced plans to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT), one of the major global providers of high-quality flame retardant and lubricant additives.



LANXESS realigns marketing of iron oxide adsorbers

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has reorganized the marketing structure for its Bayoxide iron oxide adsorbers. Since September, the Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit has been responsible for sales and marketing activities for this group of water treatment products.



Color pigments from Krefeld-Uerdingen have been making the world a more colorful place for 90 years

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS produces iron oxide and chrome oxide pigments for numerous applications in the world’s largest production plant for inorganic color pigments in Krefeld-Uerdingen – and has been doing so for 90 years.



LANXESS closes acquisition of Chemours' Clean and Disinfect business

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS closed the acquisition of the Clean and Disinfect business of U.S.-based chemicals company Chemours on August 31, 2016. All relevant antitrust authorities have approved the transaction.



Five years of reverse osmosis membrane elements from LANXESS in Bitterfeld

The specialty chemicals company has invested a total of 40 million euros in the site in the last five years alone. In addition to the membrane elements plant, LANXESS also operates the world’s largest ion exchange resin plant in Bitterfeld.



Sustainable leather production with no compromises on quality

Company presents technologies for waterproof leather, anti-soiling topcoats and crust leather.



On the way to gold medals with LANXESS

At the summer games in Rio, Bayferrox adds color to the Brazilian Sports Park in Barra da Tijuca.



New processing brochure and new Automotive project group for Tepex

Demand is on the rise worldwide in the automotive industry for Tepex-brand continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic semi-finished composites for lightweight construction applications.



Ultra-thin, decorated composite components in a single processing step

LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG and Bond-Laminates GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, have developed a new material combination and the associated mold technology to produce decorated housing parts with extremely thin walls in a single processing step.