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LANXESS invests EUR 40 million in Krefeld-Uerdingen site

Specialty chemicals group LANXESS is strengthening its Krefeld-Uerdingen site by investing about EUR 40 million in two major projects for the Basic Chemicals (BAC) business unit.



LANXESS increases prices for ion exchange resins

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is to increase its prices worldwide for ion exchange resins with immediate effect as a result of the continued high costs of raw materials and higher energy and transportation expenses.



LANXESS increases prices for iron oxides

Subject to existing contracts, specialty chemicals group LANXESS is increasing its prices worldwide for iron oxide pigments by at least Euro 110 (or local currency equivalent) per metric ton, with immediate effect.



LANXESS starts up new plant for ion exchange resins in India

Today, specialty chemicals group LANXESS opened Asia’s most state-of-the-art plant for ion exchange resins in India. The new plant was constructed over a period of two years in the chemical park in Jhagadia in the Indian state of Gujarat.



Megatrend mobility drives strong earnings momentum in Q3

LANXESS achieved a strong set of results in the third quarter of 2010 due to strong demand for its synthetic rubber and high-tech plastics. As a result, the specialty chemicals group has lifted for the second time this year its earnings forecast for 2010.



LANXESS buys businesses from Flexsys

LANXESS has agreed to acquire two businesses from Flexsys, a division of U.S.-based Solutia Inc. (St. Louis, Missouri) to strengthen the portfolio of its Rubber Chemicals business unit.



Innovations in Polymers Energized by LANXESS

“Innovations in Polymers Energized by LANXESS” is the specialty chemical company’s slogan for the international K 2010 plastics fair in Dusseldorf.



Nobel Prize-winning chemistry in industrial use

For the globally operating custom synthesis specialist Saltigo GmbH based in Langenfeld, catalyzed cross-couplings are an integral part of its established technology portfolio.



LANXESS expands iron oxide manufacturing facility in China

LANXESS started a new production unit for high quality black iron oxide pigments at its site in Jinshan, Shanghai. The produced color shades are the most advanced bluish type black pigments in the industry.



Yellow makes it big

With Bayscript Yellow 4GF, the specialty chemicals group LANXESS has launched a product that is optimally tailored to meet the needs of the ink jet industry.



Joint separation

Saltigo GmbH, the globally operating specialist in custom synthesis based in Langenfeld, Germany, and Reuter Chemische Apparatebau KG (RCA) of Freiburg, Germany, concluded a cooperation agreement on October 1.



Conserving resources, improving service

LANXESS’ Inorganic Pigments business unit is in the process of equipping the Bayferrox iron oxide color pigment production plant at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site with new pre-filter units.



Change in Management at three LANXESS business units

There will be a change in management at three of the 13 business units of specialty chemicals company LANXESS.



LANXESS sets ambitious growth target

LANXESS announced today its goal to increase its leading earnings indicator by roughly 80 percent in the coming five years.



LANXESS to provide EUR 100,000 of emergency aid for flood victims in Pakistan

LANXESS AG is donating EUR 100,000 to the German children’s charity Kindernothilfe e.V. to provide emergency aid for victims of the flood disaster in Pakistan.



Saltigo increases prices for 1,2,4 Triazol

Global custom synthesis specialist Saltigo GmbH will be raising its prices for the product group 1,2,4 Triazol (CAS 00288-88-0) by 10 % effective September 1, 2010.



Small steps can also lead to success

Global custom synthesis specialist Saltigo GmbH will present its extensive portfolio of services at the upcoming CPhI Worldwide (the international trade fair for pharmaceutical ingredients) in Paris from October 5-7, 2010. The focus will be on exclusive organochemical syntheses for the entire life cycle of active pharmaceutical ingredients.



A little bit of LANXESS in every shoe

German specialty chemicals group LANXESS will be presenting a comprehensive range of products for the leather industry at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) in Shanghai from September 1 to 3, 2010, including new products for innovative shoe upper, upholstery and automotive leathers.



High tech for high fashion

The German specialty chemicals group LANXESS is one of the leading manufacturers of leather chemicals worldwide. Under, the company is now offering a sneak preview of the leather trends for Fall/Winter 2011/2012.



A good red

The specialty chemicals company LANXESS is responding to increasing market demand for halogen-free red dyes for the coloration of plastics with Macrolex Red A.