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Lanxess to Acquire Emerald Kalama Chemical

15.02.2021 -

Germany’s Lanxess has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Emerald Kalama Chemical from affiliates of private equity firm American Securities. The US specialty...

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Lanxess Disinfectant Kills Covid Fast, Study Shows

31.07.2020 -

In a study carried out by an independent laboratory, the Rely On Virkon broad-spectrum surface disinfectant produced by Lanxess was shown to inactivate the SARS-CoV-2...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

New Mobility, Urbanization and Digitalization

09.07.2019 - Lanxess will be focusing primarily on the topics of new mobility, urbanization and digitalization. Six business units – High Performance Materials, Urethane Systems, Polymer...

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Lanxess to Buy Solvay's US Phosphorus Additives Business

15.11.2017 - In a move to expand its additives portfolio, Germany’s Lanxess has clinched a deal with Solvay to acquire the Belgian chemical producer’s US phosphorus chemicals business based at...

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Lanxess to Acquire Chemtura for $2.5 Billion

26.09.2016 - Flush with cash from the sale of a major chunk of its rubber business to Saudi Aramco, German chemical producer Lanxess has signed a “definitive agreement” to acquire US specialty...

Strategy & Management

Water and Jobs

23.03.2016 - The theme for this year’s World Water Day proclaimed by the United Nations for March 22 was “Water and Jobs”. In getting the message out, the UN and its partners have underscored...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

A Perfect Symbiosis of Material and Design

05.10.2014 - Replacing sheet metal with Tepex dynalite continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites delivers significant additional weight savings in numerous areas of plastic-metal...

Strategy & Management

The Steep Climb Back to Profit

04.06.2014 - If Matthias Zachert mounted the steep steps to the new Lanxess headquarters on the Rhine River in Cologne, when returning to the German chemical producer as CEO on April l, he may...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Water – Fuel for Processes and Products

02.04.2014 - Sustainable Management of Resources - Water is the origin of all life and is extremely important to each and every one of us. That is why, in 1993, the United Nations introduced an...

Strategy & Management

Urbanization as a Growth Driver

12.02.2014 -

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is expanding its global production network for inorganic pigments and building a new plant in China for the Inorganic Pigments...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Making Cars 'Greener' with Plastics

31.01.2014 -

More Plastics, Less CO2 - Plastics are playing a pivotal role in the development of "green" vehicles. This is evident, for example, in a lightweight front-end carrier...

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Lanxess Narrows 2013 Guidance After Weak Q3

14.11.2013 - After a 26% plunge in EBITDA to €187 million in the third quarter, German specialty chemicals producer Lanxess has narrowed its guidance for full year 2013. The company now expects...

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75 Years of Perlon

29.01.2013 - In 1938, chemist Paul Schlack discovered the basic principles needed to develop a robust synthetic fiber that has become world famous under the name Perlon. The fiber first made...

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Lanxess builds new polyamide plant in Belgium

31.05.2012 - Lanxess is investing €75 million in the construction of a new plant for high-tech plastics in Antwerp. The world-scale facility for polyamide plastics is designed for an annual...

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Right Trends, Right Markets

16.04.2012 - Finance - For all the planning that goes into any company's strategy, there will always be outside factors that limit the ability to control one's financial destiny. Right now...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Thermoplastic Lightweight Construction Solutions for Green Mobility

14.03.2012 - Thermoplastic composite constructions open up great potential in the automotive industry for weight reduction, thus allowing a significant reduction of the emissions and the fuel...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Polyamide Oil Pans for Trucks

17.02.2012 - VIP-Vision in Plastics - Oil pans fitted in the 12.8 liter Euro 6 engines for the Mercedes Actros from Daimler are up to 120 cm long, 40 cm wide and 35 cm deep. To date, they are...

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Saltigo Examines the State of Custom Manufacturing in the New Year

24.01.2012 - Optimism Springs Eternal - 2011 was a year fraught with uncertainties, and many industries are wearily eyeing the year to come. The state of the worldwide economy as well as the...

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X-Tan: Tanning Made in Germany

09.12.2011 - Organic Tanning - In September 2011, Lanxess launched X-Tan, an innovative organic tanning technology based on a newly introduced tanning agent. CHEManager Europe has asked...

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Lanxess Acquires U.S. Biocide Specialist Verichem

10.11.2011 - Lanxess has acquied Verichem, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, based biocide maker. The German specialty chemicals company said the purchase will significantly bolster its position in...

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Lanxess to Invest €30 Million in Brazil

18.10.2011 - Lanxess has announced three investments totaling €30 million in Brazil. The company said investments will support the growing trend toward green mobility in the Latin American...

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Lanxess Posts €181 Million Q2 Net Income

11.08.2011 - Lanxess posted second quarter net income of €181 million or €2.17 per share, up from €131 million or €1.57 per share last year. EBITDA pre exceptionals in the second quarter rose...

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Lanxess Expanding Krefeld Menthol Facility

21.07.2011 - Lanxess has begun the expansion of its menthol facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site; the company said it will double its capacity. Completion of the project is scheduled for the...

Wolfgang Schmitz on 5 Years of Saltigo

27.06.2011 - Saltigo celebrated its fifth birthday at this year's Chemspec Europe trade show in Geneva. CEO Wolfgang Schmitz talked to Brandi Schuster about the company's evolution over the...

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Lanxess In Talks Over €1 Billion Belgian Buy

01.06.2011 - German rubber chemicals group Lanxess is in talks to buy Belgian chemicals group Taminco from private equity firm CVC for about €1 billion, the Financial Times Deutschland reported...

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Lanxess Upbeat On 2011 On Strong Car Market

12.05.2011 - Lanxess published a consensus-beating 2011 outlook after robust demand for synthetic rubber in the auto and tire industries boosted its business in the first quarter. The world's...

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Lanxess Posts Record Results for Q1

12.05.2011 - Lanxess said it will exceed the €1 billion earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) pre-exceptionals mark in 2011 after achieving its best-ever...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Culture-Independent Bacteria Identification

16.03.2011 - Product Protection - Aqueous products such as emulsion paints, lacquers and a number of plasters partly consist of organic components that can be used as sources of nutrient by...

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Lanxess Breaks Ground on Production Facility in North Carolina

09.03.2011 - Lanxess is expanding its global production network for high-tech plastics and broke ground for a new compounding facility in North Carolina on Wednesday. Additionally, Lanxess and...

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Lanxess Produces 5,000,000th Metric Ton Of Caprolactam

02.02.2011 - With the beginning of February 2011, the specialty chemicals group Lanxess has produced the five millionth metric ton of its plastics precursor caprolactam at its facility in...

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Lanxess' DSM Deal Under Closer Antitrust Scrutiny

31.01.2011 - Germany's antitrust watchdog said it started a more detailed probe into the planned takeover of DSM's Elastomers unit by Lanxess, the world's largest synthetic-rubber company. "We...

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CFO Matthias Zachert Jumps From Lanxess To Merck

26.01.2011 - Merck KGaA received instant approval from investors as it hired Matthias Zachert, the finance chief of German specialty chemicals group Lanxess, as its CFO. Shares in Merck gained...

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Lanxess Invests €40 Million in 2 Projects at Krefeld-Uerdingen Site

18.01.2011 - Lanxess has announced a €40 million investment in two projects at its Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany site.The company is building a production plant for the formalin needed to make...

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DSM Elastomers to be Acquired by Lanxess

14.12.2010 - Lanxess and Dutch company Royal DSM have reached an agreement in principle involving the sale of DSM Elastomers to Lanxess for €310 million on a cash and debt-free basis. DSM...

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Dr. Hubert Fink To Head Lanxess’ Basic Chemicals Business Unit

10.12.2010 - On Jan. 1 Dr. Hubert Fink, head of Lanxess' Semi-Crystalline Products (SCP) business unit, will take on a new position at the helm of the Basic Chemicals (BAC) business unit. He...

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Lanxess Opens New Plant for Ion Exchange Resins in India

02.12.2010 - Today, specialty chemicals group Lanxess opened Asia's most state-of-the-art plant for ion exchange resins in India. The new plant was constructed over a period of two years in the...

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Lanxess Posts Strong Q3 Results

10.11.2010 - Lanxess achieved a strong set of results in the third quarter of 2010 due to strong demand for its synthetic rubber and high-tech plastics. As a result, the specialty chemicals...

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“A New Era of Growth”

06.10.2010 - Lanxess is targeting EBITDA pre exceptionals of approximately € 1.4 billion in 2015. The specialty chemicals company plans to achieve its mid-term earnings target through a dual...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Elastomers for Sustainable Technologies

01.10.2010 - When people talk about sustainability, they seldom consider the tremendous opportunities that rubber offers in today‘s technological world. In fact, nowadays there are few machines...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Every Gram Counts

30.09.2010 - Easy-flowing, highly reinforced polyamides and polyesters, foamable thermoplastics and innovative material composites with organic sheet are opening up new possibilities in the...

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Lanxess Announces Management Changes in 3 Business Units

27.09.2010 - There will be a change in management at three of the 13 business units of specialty chemicals company Lanxess. Dr. Hans-Georg Schmitt, head of the Basic Chemicals business unit...

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Lanxess sets ambitious growth target

24.09.2010 - Lanxess plans to increase its leading earnings indicator by roughly 80 % in the coming five years. The specialty chemicals company is targeting EBITDA pre exceptionals of...

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Lanxess Sponsors Largest European Chemistry Congress

26.08.2010 - Specialty chemicals group Lanxess is taking part in the 3rd Euchems chemistry congress, the largest of its kind in Europe, which is being held in Nuremberg from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2...

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Lanxess Credits 'Strategic Positioning' for Strong Q2

06.08.2010 - Lanxess has reported significantly better-than-expected results in the second quarter of 2010, which the company says is due to its strategic positioning in the emerging markets...

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Lanxess Expands Capacities for High-Tech Plastics in China

20.04.2010 - Lanxess said it will expand capacities at its plant for high-tech plastics in Wuxi, China. The German specialty chemicals company will invest in a third production line at the...

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Expansion of Basic Chemicals Facilities at Lanxess on Schedule

23.03.2010 - In the coming weeks, the capacity expansion program for chlorotoluenes, cresols and their derivatives that Lanxess announced in late October 2008 will reach completion, the company...

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Lanxess Confident After Strong Final Quarter 2009

18.03.2010 - Specialty chemicals group Lanxess said it is confident for the business year 2010 after ending 2009 with a strong final quarter. The company said its optimism is supported by the...

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Lanxess Invests In Leather Applications Technology

12.03.2010 - Lanxess said it is focusing on optimizing its top coat systems, especially those used for automotive leathers, and on expanding its share of the market. To this end, the Leather...

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Lanxess to Expand Global Capacity Of High-Performance Rubber Nd-BR

10.03.2010 - Specialty chemicals group Lanxess said it will expand the global capacity of its high-performance rubber Nd-BR (neodymium butadiene rubber). The €20 million investment will...

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Lanxess in Talks to Buy Rubber Group Eliokem

04.03.2010 - Lanxess is in talks to buy synthetic rubber company Eliokem, in a move that would bolster its position as the world's largest producer of synthetic rubber. Lanxess managers met...

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Lanxess: New Jhagadia Site Up and Running

03.03.2010 - Lanxess has completed the first phase of construction of its new site in Jhagadia, Gujarat state, India. The production of the rubber chemicals plant was started up, as planned...

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Lanxess Named 'Supplier of the Year'

11.02.2010 - The Tire Technology Expo has named Lanxess "Tire Industry Supplier of the Year." The panel of judges, comprising international representatives of the tire industry, automotive...

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Lanxess to Build New Formalin Facility At Its Krefeld-Uerdingen Site

09.02.2010 - Lanxess plans to build a new facility for formalin production at its site in Krefeld-Uerdingen. The specialty chemicals group will then no longer be dependent on buying in the...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Lanxess Acquires PTAP Product Line

22.01.2010 - Lanxess has acquired the Nipacide PTAP product line from Clariant .The active ingredient p-tert-amylphenol (PTAP) complements the phenolic active ingredients portfolio of Lanxess'...

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Lanxess Divests Sites; Heitmann ‘Optimistic’ for 2010

22.01.2010 - Lanxess has sold its 55% stake in the hydrazine hydrate joint venture Lanxess Yaxing (Weifang) Chemicals Company to its Chinese partner Weifang Yaxing Group. The joint venture was...

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LANXESS builds new plant in Germany

21.01.2010 - LANXESS AG is building a new chemical plant at its site in Bitterfeld, Germany. This marks the specialty chemicals group's move into a new segment of the water treatment business...

Strategy & Management

Climate-friendly Production

11.12.2009 - By putting a second nitrous oxide reduction plant (LARA) into operation at the Chempark Krefeld-Uerdingen site in Germany, specialty chemicals group Lanxess has moved a big step...

Products from this company

Chemicals & Distribution

Planning tool for industrial water treatment

LANXESS Deutschland GmbH - Lanxess launches a new planning tool for the industrial water treatment. The LewaPlus design software is a tool for ion exchange resins (IX) and reverse osmosis (RO) membrane...

Chemicals & Distribution

New Flame-Retardant Polyamide 66 for Consumer Electronics

LANXESS Deutschland GmbH - The polyamide 66 Durethan DP AKV 30 FN00 from specialty chemicals group Lanxess is proving extremely successful as a material for flame-retardant components in consumer electronics...

Chemicals & Distribution

High Performance on the Green

LANXESS Deutschland GmbH - As the first commercial application for Buna CB21 neodymium polybutadiene rubber (Nd-BR) from specialty chemicals group Lanxess, the Kira Star golf ball is truly a revolution in...

Chemicals & Distribution

Saltigo: Optimized Project and Cost Management

LANXESS Deutschland GmbH - Saltigo will showcase itself at the Informex chemical exhibition in San Francisco from Feb. 16-19, 2010. The globally active custom synthesis specialist will demonstrate the...

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50569 Köln
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