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LANXESS Wins Outstanding Supplier and Responsible Care® Awards

Shanghai – July 1, 2021 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS won the honor of Outstanding Raw Material Supplier of the 12th Gold Award of China Coatings and the 2021 AICM Responsible Care® Chairman Award for its persistence in product quality and active implementation of Responsible Care®.



New design for electric vehicle charging inlets

Shanghai – June 30, 2021 – The boom in electric vehicles is causing a sharp rise in demand for plastics destined for charging infrastructure.



LANXESS holds Polymeric Flame Retardant Symposium in Shanghai with CABEE and Industry Partners

Shanghai – May 12, 2021 – On May 12, LANXESS co-hosted the Polymeric Flame Retardant Symposium in Shanghai together with the China Association of Building Energy Efficiency (CABEE), DuPont, ICL, Shandong Sunris New Materials, and FUDATEC.



LANXESS raises guidance for fiscal year 2021

Shanghai – May 13, 2021 – LANXESS is raising its guidance for the full year 2021 following a good first quarter: The specialty chemicals company now expects EBITDA pre exceptionals of between EUR 950 million and EUR 1 billion. Previously, the company had assumed earnings of between EUR 900 million and EUR 1 billion.



Reliable coloration of ultra-high-performance concretes thanks to Bayferrox pigments from LANXESS

Shanghai – April 29, 2021 – Ultra-high-performance concretes (UHPCs) are reckoned to be the construction material of the future. When they are colored, however, you have to ensure that the prescribed compressive strength of more than 150 megapascals is still achieved. The iron oxide pigments from LANXESS’s Bayferrox brand are perfect for UHPCs, as has been verified by the association of German cement manufacturers (VDZ) based on an analysis of compressive strength conducted to DIN EN 12390-3.



New version high quality water-based blocked isocyanate crosslinkers

Shanghai – April 26, 2021 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS expands its unique Trixene Aqua range of water-based blocked isocyanate dispersions. The product family now includes new grades, specifically designed to expand the application areas and meet more demanding customer needs.




Shanghai – April 13, 2021 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS is exhibiting at Chinaplas 2021 in Shenzhen from April 13-16, 2021. The business units High Performance Materials (HPM), Polymer Additives (PLA) and Inorganic Pigments (IPG) are showcasing innovative products, technologies and solutions regarding engineering plastics, flame retardant plastics and plastics coloring.



LANXESS Makes a Confident Start in 2021, Enters Battery Chemistry Business

Shanghai – April 2, 2021 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS today held its Annual Press Conference in Greater China on financial results in 2020 and business strategy for 2021. The company’s sales last year reached EUR 6.104 billion and EBITDA pre exceptionals stood at the upper end of the guided range at EUR 862 million.



Cost savings and excellent performance

Shanghai –March 29, 2021 –In the manufacture of transmission oil pans, polyamides offer numerous advantages over sheet steel or die-cast aluminum in terms of lightweight construction, cost-cutting functional integration and design flexibility. Polyamide 66 in particular has therefore found widespread use in series production of these large injection-molded parts in recent years. However, polyamide 6 is also very well suited to the purpose, as is evident from an increasing number of applications.



The worlds’ first carbon fiber smartphone, developed in Germany

Shanghai –March 19, 2021 –A smartphone that sets new standards for lightness, slim design and sustainability is making its debut on the market this March: the Carbon 1 MK II from Berlin-based start-up Carbon Mobile.



LANXESS makes a confident start to fiscal year 2021: Earnings expected to be between EUR 900 million and EUR 1 billion

Shanghai –March 12, 2021 –LANXESS is starting the new fiscal year 2021 with confidence: The specialty chemicals company expects that many of its customer industries will recover and therefore anticipates EBITDA pre exceptionals of between EUR 900 million and EUR 1 billion for the full year.



Smooth and nimble cutting through sheet metal

Shanghai –March 10, 2021 –Craftsmen understand the importance of lightweight, powerful and accurate power tools. Tailor-made high-performance plastics are the material of choice for the production of these tools. The SCV 18 LTX BL 1.6 cordless sheet shears and the NIV 18 LTX BL 1.6 cordless nibbler from Metabo are perfect examples for this.



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.