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Innovative solutions for the leather industry

Shanghai – August 29, 2018 – Specialty chemicals group LANXESS is presenting its new developments and innovative solutions for the leather industry at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) in Shanghai. LANXESS Leather business unit will showcase its range of chemicals for the production of leather for the footwear, apparel, furniture and automotive industries. These include chemicals for the beamhouse process, mineral and synthetic tanning agents, preservatives, retanning agents, fatliquors, dyes and numerous finishing products.



Leather trend articles and forecast autumn/winter 2019/2020

Shanghai - Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world's leading manufacturers of leather chemicals, can give its customers a real competitive advantage by forecasting future colors and trends. In a specially made collection LANXESS is revealing leather patterns with the novelties for the autumn / winter 2019/2020. The leather patterns reflect the future leather fashion in terms of appearance, surface touch and overall look. The sample collection also contains recipes and practical processing suggestions so that the tanners are well-equipped to reproduce the new trends.



Virkon S effective for African Swine Fever biosecurity

Shanghai - August 14, 2018 - With China reporting its first outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) on August 3, and with the heightened threat of this highly contagious disease spreading to Japan and the Korean Peninsula, specialty chemicals company LANXESS offers Asian swine producers the proven broad spectrum virucidal disinfectant Virkon S for ASF biosecurity prevention and control measures.



CN_PR: LANXESS provides wings

Shanghai, Aug 13, 2018 – Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have undergone rapid development over the past few years. Whether as a toy for children and adults or – in top quality – as support for rescue operations and in farming, drones are becoming increasingly common.



LANXESS plans to sell remaining 50 percent stake in joint venture ARLANXEO to Saudi Aramco

Shanghai – August 9, 2018 – Specialty chemicals group LANXESS plans to sell its remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO to its joint venture partner Saudi Aramco. The two companies, that founded ARLANXEO in 2016 as a 50:50 joint venture for synthetic rubber, signed a respective agreement today.



Following a good second quarter, LANXESS specifies its earnings forecast for 2018

Shanghai – August 3, 2018 – Following a good performance in the second quarter, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has specified its earnings forecast for 2018. The Group now expects an increase of the operating result at the upper end of the guidance of five to ten percent that was presented in May. In the previous year, comparable EBITDA pre exceptionals was around EUR 925 million. The contribution from ARLANXEO, the joint venture between LANXESS and Saudi Aramco for synthetic rubber, is not taken into account in the full-year forecast for 2018 and, with immediate effect, will no longer be reported in the Group’s sales and operating result.



Quality Secures: LANXESS Urethane Systems Offers Customized Solutions for ATMs and Roller Coasters

Aug. 1, 2018, Shanghai – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS is showcasing solutions for polyurethane applications at the 16th PU China 2018 held from Aug. 1-3 in Shanghai. From ATMs to roller coasters, wind power,mining and transportation, the urethane systems on display are garnering attention.



LANXESS Greater China CEO Ming Cheng Chien to lead new APAC region

Shanghai – July 23, 2018 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS will establish a new regional structure for the growth in the region. As part of the new organization, Greater China CEO Ming Cheng Chien will be appointed as Regional Head of the company’s APAC (Asia-Pacific) region effective Aug. 1, 2018. He is based in Shanghai, China.



LANXESS signs marketing and distribution cooperation agreement with filtration membranes and system manufacturer Polymem

July 5, 2018, Shanghai – The Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit of the specialty chemicals group LANXESS, one of the leading suppliers of products and solutions for water treatment, has entered into a cooperation agreement with French company Polymem SA, Toulouse.



LANXESS: Price adjustment for PA 6.6 compounds

SHANGHAI – LANXESS is raising its prices for Durethan A (Polyamide 6.6) compounds in Greater China by RMB 5/kg with immediate effect.



The Dragon Boat Festival is coming, enjoy Fresh Summer with LANXESS Saltidin®

June 15, 2018, Shanghai - “Eating a rice dumpling wrapped with bamboo leaves, wearing a crown with a bunch of wormwood.” It is the custom for Chinese people to burn wormwood to repel mosquitoes by the incense during the Dragon Boat Festival since ancient times. This is because the festival is near midsummer when people are prone to disease and plagues spread easily. In summer, mosquitoes are interrupting your sleep always and everywhere, bringing more than 80 infectious diseases such as dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis (JE).



LANXESS supports sustainable leather production

ShangHai – After the inclusion of NMP (N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone) as an SVHC candidate (Substances of Very High Concern) in 2011, the European Commission issued a restriction on the sale of chemical products containing NMP in May of this year and also announced a restriction on the use of NMP in consumer products in the coming fall. Now, many leather manufacturers need to make it transparent how they produce leather items without this substance. The specialty chemicals company LANXESS provides the industry with suitable alternatives without the need to make any compromises with regard to the quality of the finished leather.



The Fourth LANXESS "Clean Water for Better Life" - University Students Research Competition kicked off in Shanghai

May 31, 2018, Shanghai - The fourth LANXESS China “Clean Water for Better Life” - University Students Research Competition was officially kicked off at the headquarters of LANXESS Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "LANXESS") in Shanghai. Ming Cheng Chien, CEO of LANXESS Greater China, Zhihong Yu, President of China WTO Tribune, representatives of new partners of “Sustainable Clean Water Ecosystem”, LANXESS volunteers and student representatives attended the kick-off ceremony.



LANXESS and XPS Professional Committee of CPPIA hold Fire Safety Symposium in Beijing

May 29, 2018, Beijing – Construction is booming in China and the Chinese government has been taking an active role in promoting green buildings. With the Fire Safety Symposium on May 29 in Beijing, LANXESS and the XPS Professional Committee of China Plastics Processing Industry Association (CPPIA), Beijing, China, are bringing together about 150 material manufacturers, constructors, architects, associations, and policy-makers to discuss the future of insulation with regard to sustainable fire safety solutions for the construction industry.



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.