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Thermoplastics tailored to LEDs

LANXESS is making its first ever appearance at the Light + Building trade show in Frankfurt, where the specialty chemicals company will be showcasing its wide-ranging portfolio of new thermoplastic materials for LEDs (light-emitting diodes) and other lighting technology.



Modern, more efficient and safer – the aromatics network

The production of aromatic intermediates is a core competency of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, as demonstrated by a recently completed, three-year investment program totaling over EUR 20 million aimed at expanding the company's aromatics network.



Continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites – on the road to success in large-scale series production

LANXESS subsidiary Bond-Laminates is exhibiting new applications for its Tepex range of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites at the JEC World Composites Show & Conference 2016.



LANXESS subsidiary Saltigo sees surge in demand for active ingredient in mosquito repellents

Saltigo, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, is currently experiencing a marked increase in demand for icaridin, an active ingredient in insect repellents.



An uncomplicated, reliable and precise way of designing condensate polishing

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will be unveiling the new condensate polishing module for its LewaPlus integrated design software to the expert audience at this year’s Power Plant Process Water Treatment Conference, organized by U.S. research institute EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute). The conference is taking place in St. Petersburg, Florida, on February 17-18, 2016, in the United States.



Torsten Derr takes over as head of LANXESS subsidiary Saltigo

From April 1, 2016, Torsten Derr (46), currently head of the LANXESS Board of Management’s Commercial & Supply Chain Excellence Initiative, will take over as head of Saltigo, a subsidiary of the specialty chemicals company.



Combining business segments bears fruit

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS combined all its additive-related business segments in the new Rhein Chemie Additives business unit (ADD) in early 2015, and the move is bearing fruit.



LANXESS and Saudi Aramco rubber joint venture to be launched on April 1, 2016, under the name ARLANXEO

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Saudi Aramco have announced ARLANXEO, the name of their new joint venture for synthetic rubber.



Using Saltidin to guard against the Zika virus

People traveling a long way from home to tropical regions need to take particular care at the moment, because malaria and dengue fever are not the only diseases that can result from a mosquito bite in these warm and humid areas.



LANXESS launches new reverse osmosis elements on the market

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is taking advantage of this year's Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition, hosted by the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA), to introduce novel reverse osmosis (RO) elements from its Lewabrane product line that display improved performance.



High-performance leather chemicals for the Indian market

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will be presenting a comprehensive range of products for the manufacture of shoe upper, upholstery and automotive leathers at the India International Leather Fair (IILF) in Chennai, India, from February 1 to 3, 2016.



Training the spotlight on tires

The Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit of Cologne-based specialty chemicals company LANXESS is presenting itself in top form at the Tire Technology Expo 2016.



Experienced partner for the tire industry

The Tire and Specialty Rubbers (TSR) business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS will showcase its latest developments for the tire industry at the Tire Technology Expo that is taking place in Hanover from February 16 to 18.



Dirk Van Meirvenne to take charge of Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit

Effective May 1, 2016, Dirk Van Meirvenne (52) will take charge of the Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit at specialty chemicals company LANXESS.



LANXESS completes capacity expansion for high-performance plastics in the USA

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has started up a second production line for high-performance plastics compounding at its facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, as planned.



LANXESS: Price adjustment for chloroprene rubber and adhesives

The High Performance Elastomers business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS will globally raise its prices for chloroprene rubber and adhesive grades effective January 1, 2016.



The global pigments industry in transition – Turning challenges into sustainable value creation

LANXESS, the world’s leading manufacturer of synthetic iron oxide pigments, held its second LANXESS Pigments Symposium in Shanghai, China, on November 19, 2015.



LANXESS: Latest Leather Fashion Trends for Spring-Summer Season 2017

LANXESS’ Leather business unit is now offering a sneak preview of the upcoming leather trends for the spring-summer season 2017.



Further industrial-scale deployment of Lewabrane in Europe

The reverse osmosis separation elements produced by specialty chemicals company LANXESS have again proven their worth in practice: some 400 Lewabrane elements have been reliably treating brackish water in a new industrial-scale plant in Serbia for one year now.



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