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LANXESS Listed on The Corporate Social Responsibility Ranking in China

December 15, 2016, Shanghai – The award ceremony of "2016 Yicai The Corporate Social Responsibility Ranking in China" was officially held in Shanghai with the theme of “Benevolent Business·Innovation Driving Force". At the annual ceremony, the award winners were revealed after selection for nearly six months. As the world's leading specialty chemicals company, LANXESS was listed in the ranking, and won the "Best Practice” award for its outstanding achievements in corporate social responsibility.



LANXESS: Clean Water, Better Life

On December 13, 2016, Shanghai – the Award Ceremony for the specialty chemicals company LANXESS’s 2nd “Clean Water for Better Life” College Students’ Water Resources Protection and Utilization Competition was held by Huangpu River, Shanghai. The event brought together over a hundred experts and scholars, business managers, partners, students and friends from media organizations in Shanghai who shared the clean water project results of college students.



LANXESS Certified as One of the Top Employers China 2017

December 5, 2016, Shanghai——The selection results of Top Employers China 2017 are announced, specialty chemicals company LANXESS Greater China successfully received exclusive Top Employers China 2017 certification.



LANXESS Showcases Efficient and Sustainable Chemistry for Coatings at CHINACOAT 2016

Shanghai —— From November 30 to December 2, LANXESS is exhibiting in Guangzhou at the CHINACOAT 2016, China’s largest coatings show. The theme for this year’s event is “Quality Works”. At stand 37- 42, expanding over 85 square meters in Hall 9.2, the specialty chemicals company is presenting its products, processes and applications of comprehensive and innovative inorganic pigments and material protection chemicals for the paint and coatings industry.



In the land of the pharaohs

Shanghai – Ion exchange resins and membrane elements from LANXESS work virtually “hand in hand” in the new water treatment plant of Egypt’s leading fertilizer manufacturer Alexandria Fertilizers Co. (Alexfert) in Alexandria. The brackish water is pre-treated using reverse osmosis (RO) with a total of 228 Lewabrane B400 FR elements and fully demineralized with Lewatit MonoPlus ion exchange resins. In addition to achieving the required final demineralized water conductivity of below 0.08 μS/cm (microsiemens per centimeter) and 2 ppb SiO2 (silicium dioxide), combining the two technologies also provides a stable and reliable process.



LANXESS again raises guidance for 2016 after strong third quarter

Shanghai - Following a strong third quarter, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has again raised its earnings guidance for 2016. The Cologne-based company now expects to achieve EBITDA pre exceptionals within a corridor of EUR 960 million and EUR 1,000 million. Previously, LANXESS had assumed earnings of between EUR 930 million and EUR 970 million.



LANXESS Shares with L’Oreal and Unilever New Technical Progress on Personal Care

On October 25th, specialty chemicals company LANXESS held the Conference on Materials for Personal Care Products in Shanghai Swissotel Grand Hotel.



LANXESS awards third international architecture prize

Colored concrete is being used increasingly as a premium building material. Numerous buildings are constructed every year around the world that are colored with inorganic pigments.



LANXESS honored by climate protection initiative Carbon Disclosure Project

LANXESS has received several accolades from the international investors’ initiative, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).



Truck air filter carriers made of highly reinforced polyamide 66 from LANXESS

Polyamides reinforced with a high glass fiber content can also replace metals in commercial vehicles, as demonstrated by two air filter carriers, which will be installed in the Mercedes-Benz Actros starting early next year.



Saltigo at CPhI 2016 in Barcelona, Spain

Innovation remains a key means of creating value in the chemical industry. That is according to Deloitte’s latest report “Innovation 4.0 – beyond pure product innovation.” But innovative products are no longer the sole guarantee for market success. Fully integrated solutions to meet complex and dynamically changing customer requirements have taken their place. Added value is achieved with these kinds of customized solutions that combine technologies and services – in other words, diverse innovation.



LANXESS won the "China Automobile and Parts Industry Development and Innovation Award" for the third time in succession

On September 23, "2016 China's Automobile and Parts Industry Development and Innovation Award" ceremony was held in Shanghai. With advanced body insert technology, specialty chemicals company LANXESS won the “Innovative Materials Award" in the Group of Technologies.



LANXESS realigns marketing of iron oxide adsorbers

Shanghai – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has reorganized the marketing structure for its Bayoxide iron oxide adsorbers. Since September, the Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit has been responsible for sales and marketing activities for this group of water treatment products. LPT is thus adding the Bayoxide E range of technical iron oxide adsorbers – produced by LANXESS’ Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit, which has also marketed them up till now – to its comprehensive portfolio of Lewatit ion exchange resins and Lewabrane reverse osmosis membrane elements. In order to harness synergy effects, LANXESS’ water specialist LPT will in the future be responsible for all business involving water treatment products. These are used for purposes such as removing arsenic from drinking water. Responsibility for all other Bayoxide products will remain with IPG.



LANXESS Announces Plan to Acquire Chemtura

LANXESS (FRA: LXS) reaches the next milestone on its growth path: The specialty chemicals company announced plans to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT), one of the major global providers of high-quality flame retardant and lubricant additives.



LANXESS listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World for the sixth time in succession

LANXESS will be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World for the sixth time in succession from September 19, 2016.



LANXESS at the 17th China International Lubricants and Technology Exhibition

LANXESS will present at the 17th China International Lubricants and Technology Exhibition taking place in Guangzhou from September 20 to 22, 2016



LANXESS helps to make delicious mooncake

Lewatit® products decolorize and desalinate raw sugar solutions and make them crystal clear



“New” LANXESS Meets “New Normal”: LANXESS Strategic Realignment Showing Encouraging Business Effect

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS today explains its “new” LANXESS strategies and recent developments at CPCIC 2016 Media Day (2016 China Petroleum and Chemical International Conference).



LANXESS closes acquisition of Chemours' Clean and Disinfect business

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS closed the acquisition of the Clean and Disinfect business of U.S.-based chemicals company Chemours on August 31, 2016. All relevant antitrust authorities have approved the transaction.



LANXESS at the 2016 All China Leather Exhibition

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS provides one of the most extensive portfolios of leather chemicals. At the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) taking place in Shanghai from August 31 to September 2, 2016, the company will showcase its products, processes and systems for the efficient and sustainable production of a wide variety of leather articles.