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LANXESS at ACLE 2017 with sustainable solutions for the leather industry

August 18th, 2017, Shanghai – “We are committed to sustainability in terms of more efficient production, by-product material recycling and reduced emissions,” states Luis López-Remón, head of the Leather business unit (LEA) at LANXESS. The specialty chemicals company is highlighting this at ACLE (All Chinese Leather Exhibition) in Shanghai. From August 30 to September 1, 2017, the company’s exhibit at the trade show will focus on sustainable solutions.



Performance and sustainability in perfect combination

August 16, 2017, Shanghai - Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has added new, water-based dyestuffs to its portfolio of leather finishing products. The Levaderm WB range includes the color shades yellow, orange, red, bordeaux, blue, navy blue, green, light brown, medium brown, black brown, gray and black. They are suitable for spray or throughfeed dyeing, effect, base and top coats. “The new Levaderm WB range is characterized by high yield, pure brilliance, very good leveling power and excellent fastness properties,” says Dr. Thomas Brackemeyer, head of the Organic Leather Chemicals business line in LANXESS’s Leather business unit (LEA).



LANXESS continues to expect record earnings for 2017 following strong second quarter

August 14, 2017, Shanghai – Following a good second quarter 2017, specialty chemicals company LANXESS continues to expect the highest earnings in the company’s history for the current financial year.



LANXESS Saltidin Brings More Choices for Chinese Consumers to Stay Away From Mosquito

August 3, 2017, Shanghai – Under the scorching sun of summer, all kinds of pests have begun to ravage, bringing people painful, itchy insect bites, and greatly increasing the risk of the spread of infectious diseases along with the global trade, travel, urbanization and climate change. If you want to spend the summer outdoors comfortably, you should have effective protection against the insect bites.



LANXESS at the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry

August 1st, Shanghai – LANXESS’s Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit will be exhibiting at two stands for the first time at drinktec, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, being held in Munich from September 11 to 15, 2017. The company will showcase its effective cold sterilization technology for soft drinks in Hall B1, Stand 502. At the SIMEI@drinktec wine technology trade fair, taking place simultaneously during drinktec, LANXESS will be in Hall C3, Stand 225, to present Velcorin as an oenological method for stabilizing wine.



Extremely low warpage and particularly high flame retardance

July 21, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has developed a new compound called Pocan AF4130 in collaboration with HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co., based in Lippstadt, Germany. It serves as a housing material for a battery management unit (BMU) and two cell monitoring units (CMU). The blend of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and acrylic ester-styrene-acrylonitrile (ASA) contains 30 percent by weight glass fibers and a halogen-based flame retardance package. “The particular advantages of the material are its extremely low warpage and shrinkage, combined with its high flame retardance. We see great potential for application in precision components for vehicle battery systems,” says Marc Marbach, head of Sales Segments E&E in the LANXESS High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit. It took just two-and-a-half years to go from the initial idea to extensive testing and finally to use in full-scale production.



LANXESS expands range of membranes for reverse osmosis

July 17, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO). The new Lewabrane RO ULP line has three product grades available immediately for water treatment. They display higher water permeability than the standard elements, while offering the same high level of rejection of critical substances. The operating pressure required in the pressure vessel is 40 percent lower, which reduces operating costs. Furthermore, the new membranes are a good option for removing trace elements from wastewater and drinking water.



Successful practical test

July 13, 2017, Shanghai – Reverse osmosis membrane elements from specialty chemicals company LANXESS have successfully completed a year-long practical test in Germany's largest industrial water treatment plant. The new element grades with ASD feed spacers impressed ZellstoffStendal GmbH based in Arneburg with their performance and consistently high level of rejection. Optimized for applications in brackish water, these Lewabrane-branded elements are characterized by very low energy consumption (LE = low energy) and high fouling resistance (FR = fouling-resistant).



LANXESS presents leather trends for the autumn-winter season 2018/19

Shanghai – Specialty chemicals group LANXESS, one of the leading manufacturers of leather chemicals worldwide, is now offering a sneak preview of the upcoming leather trends for the autumn-winter season 2018/19.



LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie business unit combines rubber and colorant specialties

July 5, 2017, Shanghai – Following the acquisition of U.S. firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has revised its organizational structure. The two business lines Rubber Additives Business (RAB) and Colorant Additives Business (CAB) now both belong to the Rhein Chemie business unit.



Intelligence Invigorates Innovation, Quality Works for Life

June 16, 2017, Shanghai – Recently, the specialty chemical company LANXESS has organized the Open-to-Public Day events themed as “Intelligence Invigorates Innovation, Quality Works for Life” in its Qingdao and Liyang sites.



LANXESS won More Than a Market Award 2017 organized by German Chamber of Commerce in China

June 22, 2017, Shanghai — the second More Than a Market Awards Gala was held in Shanghai. The specialty chemical company LANXESS stood out from 75 submitted projects and won the award with its “Clean Water for Better Life” University Students Water Research Competition project, being a role model of German enterprises in the practice of fulfilling its social responsibility in China.



The 3rd LANXESS “Clean Water for Better Life" University Students Research Competition Kicked off in Shanghai

June 9, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS kicked off the 3rd LANXESS China “Clean Water for Better Life” University Students Research Competition at its Greater China HQ in Shanghai.



QUALITY PURIFIES: LANXESS presents comprehensive water purification solutions

June 5, 2016, Shanghai – The global leading water treatment solutions supplier and specialty chemicals company LANXESS will showcase at AQUATECH China 2017 – the world‘s top water treatment exhibition in Shanghai during June 7 – 9.



Safeguarding the future through investment

May 26, 2017, Shanghai – Saltigo GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, will be showcasing its range of contract and exclusive synthesis services at Chemspec Europe. This international trade fair for fine and specialty chemicals is being held in Munich from May 31 to June 1, 2017. Saltigo specializes in the exclusive synthesis of active chemical ingredients and intermediates, and will use the fair to present its broad range of expertise targeted at customers in the agricultural, pharmaceutical and fine chemicals industries.



LANXESS: Capacity Expansion For Emerald Innovation 3000 Flame Retardant

May 23, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals group LANXESS has announced the successful completion of a project which increases the capacity of its Emerald Innovation 3000 flame retardant production unit. The debottlenecking project increases the sustainable output from 10,000 to 14,000 MT per year.



Rudy Ricciotti wins Colored Concrete Works Award 2017

May 19, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS presented its third Colored Concrete Works Award in Berlin on May 17, 2017, to a distinguished architect who has achieved something unique in the use of colored concrete. This year’s award goes to Rudy Ricciotti for his “Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée” (MuCEM) project in Marseille in the south of France.



Quality outstands: LANXESS attends CHINAPLAS 2017 with high-performance green products and solutions

May 16, 2017, Shanghai - Specialty chemicals company LANXESS releases its comprehensive offerings of green solutions for the plastics industry at the Chinaplas 2017 during May 16-19 in Guangzhou.



LANXESS expects best results in company history in 2017

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS projects the highest full year results in company history, following a very strong first quarter of 2017 and the successful closing of the acquisition of U.S. based company Chemtura.



QUALITY PURIFIES: LANXESS presenting strong technologies for clean water

May 4, 2017, Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of water treatment solutions, is exhibiting at IE EXPO in Shanghai, the largest and most important environmental trade show in Asia from May 4 to 6.