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2020-09-14

LANXESS to launch first online Virtual Day

Shanghai – September 14, 2020 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS will launch on September 15-17 its first-ever online Virtual Day under the theme of “Creating value with partners.” The event is focused on the Asia-Pacific region and will create a platform to communicate with customers and partners and promote latest products and solutions.

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2020-09-08

LANXESS extends use of composite material to extrusion blow molding

Shanghai – September 8, 2020 – LANXESS is expanding the range of applications of extrusion blow molding: Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites of the Tepex brand can also be integrated in the production process.

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2020-08-31

LANXESS showcases comprehensive water and liquid purification solutions at Aquatech China 2020

Shanghai – August 31, 2020 – From August 31 to September 2, specialty chemicals company LANXESS presents its water and liquid purification products and solutions at the 13th Aquatech China.

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2020-08-27

LANXESS CEO Zachert: “We are more strongly positioned than ever before.”

At its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting, specialty chemicals company LANXESS looks back on a successful fiscal 2019 and is proving to be robust even in the current corona crisis.

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2020-08-24

LANXESS launches bio-based prepolymer line Adiprene Green

Shanghai – August 21, 2020 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed a new range of MDI polyether prepolymers containing renewable, bio-based raw materials.

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2020-08-14

LANXESS remains robust: Guidance for 2020 confirmed

Shanghai – August 14, 2020 – LANXESS is continuing to weather the crisis well and is confirming its forecast for the full year. The specialty chemicals company still anticipates EBITDA pre exceptionals of between EUR 800 million and EUR 900 million for 2020.

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2020-08-14

LANXESS to sell organic leather chemicals business to TFL

Shanghai – August 13, 2020 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is selling its organic leather chemicals business to TFL Ledertechnik GmbH. TFL is a global supplier of leather chemicals and a portfolio company of US investment company Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C.

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2020-08-05

New study: LANXESS disinfectant kills coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in just 60 seconds

Shanghai – August 5, 2020 – Rely+On Virkon broad spectrum disinfectant, produced by specialty chemicals company LANXESS, demonstrates extremely rapid efficacy against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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2020-07-22

Media Statement

LANXESS has recently become aware of some online articles pertaining to its Rely+On Virkon disinfectant products. Those articles contain various misrepresentations, cause harm to LANXESS’ reputation and further have led to or could lead to confusion among the customers and the market. As such, LANXESS hereby makes the following statement

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2020-07-20

LANXESS realigns water treatment business

Shanghai – July 20, 2020 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS continues to develop its portfolio and is reorganizing its water treatment technologies business.

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2020-07-09

It’s the combination that does it

Shanghai – July 9, 2020 – Membrane techniques have enormous potential for water treatment.

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2020-07-06

LANXESS first company to settle-in at Shanghai International Chemical New Materials Innovation Center

Shanghai – July 6, 2020 – The groundbreaking ceremony of the building for the new APAC Application Development Center (AADC) of German specialty chemicals company LANXESS was held at Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) on July 3.

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2020-06-30

New Durethan ECO polyamide product range featuring fibers from waste glass

Shanghai – June 30, 2020 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is increasingly making use of recycled raw materials in the production of its thermoplastic compounds and composites.

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2020-05-19

LANXESS to jointly develop student training programs with CG-ITEC

Shanghai – May 19, 2020, 2020 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS and CG-ITEC, a national high-tech industrial park in Changzhou, will cooperate on the joint development of student training programs. The partners signed a corresponding agreement on May 18 at the 2020 China-Germany Innovation Cooperation Forum in Changzhou. Ming Cheng Chien, President of the LANXESS Asia-Pacific Region, said, "Nurturing well-qualified talents is an important part of the high-quality industry development. Since its establishment, LANXESS has launched a number of programs on collaborative education around the world. We are pleased to share our experience and jointly promote the development of talents for the upgrading and transformation of local businesses and Chinese industries.”

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2020-05-19

LANXESS to jointly develop student training programs with CG-ITEC

Shanghai – May 19, 2020, 2020 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS and CG-ITEC, a national high-tech industrial park in Changzhou, will cooperate on the joint development of student training programs. The partners signed a corresponding agreement on May 18 at the 2020 China-Germany Innovation Cooperation Forum in Changzhou.

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2020-05-11

First all-plastic brake pedal for battery-electric sports car

Shanghai – May 11, 2020 – In a battery-electric sports car, every gram of weight counts. That is why the first mass-production vehicle in this segment is using an all-plastic brake pedal. This safety-critical component has been developed by BOGE Elastmetall GmbH, a global provider of vibration technology and plastics applications for the automotive industry, in close cooperation with the LANXESS High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit. It owes its high mechanical strength and very low weight to a thermoplastic composite design. Its structure comprises an insert made from Tepex dynalite, a continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite from LANXESS, and several tapes.

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2020-05-07

LANXESS robust in first quarter of 2020 despite coronavirus crisis

Shanghai – May 7, 2020 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS proved robust in the first quarter of the year – despite the weak economic environment due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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2020-04-29

It all began with a “spirited” idea...

Shanghai – April 29, 2020 – The new barrel storage facility for the world’s northernmost gin and whisky distillery appears at first glance to be clad in old, charred wooden planks. In reality, however, the facade is constructed from textured concrete pigmented with a jet-black pigment. The facade, which won the Finnish Concrete Architecture Award, is colored with inorganic Bayferrox pigments from the specialty chemicals company LANXESS. This stylish building, owned by the Kyrö Distillery Company, was designed by Helsinki-based Avanto Architects (Avanto Arkkitehdit Oy).

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2020-04-10

LANXESS donates one million liters of disinfectant solution

Shanghai – April 10, 2020 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is donating ten metric tons of its highly effective disinfectant Rely+On Virkon to hospitals, authorities and public institutions in 13 countries around the world. The powder disinfectant is diluted with water on site and is sufficient for one million liters of disinfectant solution. It can be used to disinfect hard surfaces and equipment, for example in hospitals.

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2020-03-25

Tepex reinforces child seat headrest

Shanghai – March 25, 2020 – Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials from LANXESS have huge potential for use in many areas, including the lightweight construction of structural safety components. A child seat headrest that has been developed as a technology demonstrator serves to illustrate the opportunities on offer here.

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