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LANXESS signs contract to acquire Emerald Kalama Chemical

Shanghai –February 23, 2021 –Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is accelerating its growth course and signed a binding agreement to acquire 100 percent shares in Emerald Kalama Chemical on February 14, 2021.



LANXESS:EBITDA pre exceptionals for fourth quarter 2020 estimated above market expectations

Shanghai –January 29, 2021 –Specialty chemicals company LANXESS expects to achieve fourth quarter 2020 EBITDA pre exceptionals that considerably exceeds average market expectations and previous years’ level.



LANXESS acquires biocides specialist INTACE

Shanghai –January 27, 2021 –Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its position as one of the world's leading manufacturers of biocides and antimicrobials by acquiring French company INTACE SAS. The Paris-based biocide company is a manufacturer of specialty fungicides for the packaging industry.



LANXESS Certified as Top Employer in China for Fourth Consecutive Year

Shanghai –January 25, 2021 –German specialty chemicals company LANXESS has today been awarded Top Employer China 2021. This marks the fourth consecutive year the company has been certified by the prestigious Top Employers Institute.



LANXESS aims to acquire disinfection and hygiene solutions provider Theseo

Shanghai –January 20, 2021 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS intends to further expand its Consumer Protection business and has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the Theseo group.



LANXESS receives keys to new APAC Application Development Center

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS achieved another milestone in the construction of its new Asia Pacific Application Development Center (AADC) as the building was handed over to the company on December 15.



LANXESS Awards Winners of the 6th "Clean Water for Better Life" University Students Research Competition

German specialty chemicals company LANXESS awarded the winners of the 6th "Clean Water for Better Life" University Students Research Competition (hereinafter referred to as "Water Competition") at a ceremony in Shanghai.



LANXESS again achieves top positions in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

LANXESS' commitment to greater sustainability is again paying off in fiscal 2020: The specialty chemicals company is at the top of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe in the "Chemicals" category, as it was last year, and improved to second place in the DJSI World.



On course: LANXESS confirms and narrows corridor for 2020 guidance

LANXESS remains on track despite the impact of the coronavirus crisis: Following the third quarter, the specialty chemicals company is confirming and narrowing the corridor for the guidance for 2020 and now expects EBITDA pre exceptionals for the full year to come in between EUR 820 million and EUR 880 million. Earnings were previously expected in the range of EUR 800 million to EUR 900 million.



LANXESS launches Virkon™ for veterinary hospitals

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has launched an environmental disinfectant for veterinary hospitals under its brand Virkon™.



LANXESS offers new flame-retardant thermoplastic composite materials with a polyamide 6 matrix

Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites from LANXESS are characterized by their high inherent flame-retardant properties.



High hydrolysis resistance with plenty of extras

Shanghai – September 30, 2020 – The new Pocan XHR (Xtreme Hydrolysis-Resistant) product range from LANXESS boasts outstanding resistance to hydrolytic degradation in very hot and humid conditions. In internal testing with standardized test specimens based on the stringent SAE/USCAR2 Rev. 6 long-term hydrolysis tests of the US Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the compounds reached Class 4 or Class 5 – the top two ratings.



LANXESS plans to expand capacity for Oxone monopersulfate - a main active ingredient for disinfectants

Shanghai – September 30, 2020 – Due to the continuous strong demand for disinfectants, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is planning to expand its production capacity for Oxone monopersulfate by around 50 percent. To this end, the company intends to invest a lower double-digit million euro sum in its production facility in Memphis, USA.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.