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LANXESS increases dividend after best-ever fiscal year

May 17, 2018, Shanghai – The specialty chemicals company LANXESS looked back on a record year at this year's Annual Stockholders' Meeting. “Last year proved impressively that our strategy is paying off and that we are fully geared up for growth,” stated LANXESS CEO Matthias Zachert to stockholders at Cologne's LANXESS arena.



LANXESS raises its guidance for fiscal year 2018 after strong first quarter

May 7, 2018, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has followed up its successful fiscal year 2017 by posting the best quarterly result in its history, and has raised its earnings guidance for 2018.



Quality Shapes: LANXESS presents series of innovative plastic solutions at Chinaplas 2018

April 23, 2018, Shanghai – From April 24 to 27, specialty chemicals company LANXESS will present at Chinaplas 2018 in Shanghai. The theme of LANXESS for the event is “Quality Shapes”. At stand T31, extending over 120 square meters in Hall 7.2, the specialty chemicals company is presenting its latest developments in materials, processes and technologies for premium plastics solutions and high-performance additives. Also on display are color pigments developed for the polymer industry.



LANXESS receives National Green Plant certificate

April 11, 2018, Shanghai –The specialty chemicals company LANXESS recently received the National Green Plant certificate for its plant in Ningbo from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People’s Republic of China. The Ningbo plant is located in Ningbo Petrochemical Economic & Technology Development zone (NPETD), a national level chemical park which is ranked top 3 in China.



LANXESS increases prices for leather chemicals

April 3, 2018, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS increases the prices for selected leather chemicals with immediate effect due to constantly rising raw material costs. This measure includes selected chrome chemicals, such as Chromosal (Basic Chrome Sulfate), Chromic Acid and Sodium dichromate, which will be increased by up to 10%.



LANXESS posts record earnings for 2017 and a good start to the new fiscal year

March 22, 2018, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS continues its profitable growth path. The company ended fiscal year 2017 with record earnings. LANXESS has also made a good start to the new year.



LANXESS: “Quality Works” to Upgrade Beauty

March 19, 2018, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS attends the 2018 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show in Shanghai with Distribution (LD), LANXESS group’s sales and trading partner to showcase a range of popular high-quality ingredients for personal care products.



High-tech thermoplastics for future mobility

Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS presents in Mannheim at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” with a special focus on “High-tech thermoplastics for future mobility”.



LANXESS receives the German Innovation Award for Climate and the Environment

March 5, 2018, Shanghai–Lately, LANXESS, the specialty chemicals company, has been honored with the 2017 German Innovation Award for Climate and the Environment. State Secretary at Ministry for Environment Jochen Flasbarth and Holger Lösch, Deputy Director General of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), presented the award to Luis López-Remón, head of the LANXESS business unit Leather in the course of a formal event in Berlin.



New solutions for the tire industry

February 14, 2018, Shanghai – LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie business unit will be presenting its versatile solutions for the manufacture of tires at the Tire Technology Expo in Hanover from February 20 to 22, 2018 (booth 4014). These include a wide range of environmentally friendly Rhenodiv release agents, Rhenomark tire marking paints, Rhenoshape tire vulcanization bladders, Rhenogran aramid-fiber masterbatches, and additives.



LANXESS successfully completes acquisition of Solvay’s phosphorus additive business

February 13, 2018, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed the purchase of the phosphorus chemicals business from Belgian chemicals group Solvay including its U.S. production site in Charleston, South Carolina. All relevant antitrust authorities have cleared the transaction. LANXESS and Solvay agreed to the purchase in mid-November 2017.



Virkon S effective for African Swine Fever biosecurity

January 31, 2018, Shanghai – African swine fever (ASF) is currently threatening indigenous livestock in Eastern and Central Europe. In order to prevent the spread of the pathogen, biosafety measures must be taken. Specialty chemicals company LANXESS offers swine producers the proven broad spectrum virucidal disinfectant Virkon S for biosecurity prevention and control measures.



LANXESS Unveils 2018 with two CSR awards

Recently, the world leading specialty chemical company LANXESS Greater China has harvested two CSR awards.



LANXESS increases prices for Macrolex and Ceres solvent dyes

Cologne – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally increases the prices by up to 20 percent with immediate effect for selected products of its solvent dyes portfolio marketed under the brand names Macrolex and Ceres. The price adjustments predominantly affect solvent dyes used in the plastics and automotive industries. This measure is necessary due to the current market situation, significantly higher raw material costs and rising costs for environment, health and safety as well as maintenance.



LANXESS raises prices for sodium dichromate

December 20th, 2017, Shanghai –Specialty chemicals company LANXESS globally raises the prices for sodium dichromate by up to 20 percent with immediate effect. Increasing operational costs combined with an ongoing high demand for re-investments in its assets to ensure long term supply security for customers make this step unavoidable.



LANXESS Royco aviation lubricants certified by COMAC

December 14, 2017, Shanghai – On October 18, 2017, a grand meeting building on the past convened in Beijing. At the opening ceremony of the 19th CPC National Congress, Secretary General Xi Jinping pointed out that China's economy has shifted from high-speed growth to high-quality development, and that it is in the challenging process of changing development mode, optimizing economic structure and transforming growth drivers. On May 5, 2017, China's first mainline civil aircraft the C919 made its maiden flight, setting a good example of technological innovation.



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

December 11, 2017 Shanghai – 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. In the modular system installed at the HELLER-LEDER tannery in Hehlen, Lower Saxony, the first ton of high-quality liquid X-Biomer was produced under real operation conditions. It was made from two cubic meters of wet white shavings.



Top Employer China 2018 unveiled with LANXESS included for two years in a row

December 4, 2017, Shanghai – The results of Top Employer China 2018 were announced and specialty chemicals company LANXESS Greater China was included in the list for the second consecutive year.



LANXESS on course for record year after excellent third quarter

November 23, 2017 Shanghai - Following an excellent third quarter of 2017, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is still on course for the highest earnings in its history.



LANXESS builds a low carbon green road for the coatings industry with Quality Works solutions

November 15, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS showcases a comprehensive range of environmentally friendly solutions for the coatings industry at CHINACOAT 2017. At its over 100 square meters booth, the exhibits of four business units including a variety of sustainable and innovative inorganic pigments; preservatives and fungicides to protect paints and coatings; urethane products used in special coatings, adhesives, textile sizing and other fields; and colorful solvent-free pigment preparations and colorants used in inkjet printing, and stationery inks.



Xiao Aoshuang

Xiao Aoshuang
Corporate Communications

LANXESS Chemical (China) Company Limited
Shanghai Office

6F, 5 Corporate Avenue

150 Hu Bin Road, Huangpu District

200021 Shanghai

China, CN

Phone: +86 21 6109 6666

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