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14.08.2019

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Lanxess Sells Chrome Chemicals Business

Lanxess is selling its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises, a Chinese leather chemicals producer. Both companies signed a respective agreement on August 12, 2019.

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07.08.2019

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Bayer and Lanxess Sell Stakes in Chemical Park Operator Currenta

Bayer and Lanxess sell their stakes in the chemical park operator Currenta to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (Mira), the world's largest infrastructure investor. Both companies signed corresponding agreements on August 6, 2019.

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11.06.2019

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Anno Borkowsky is New ‘Board of Management’ Member at Lanxess

Under Anno Borkowsky’s new role, he will be responsible for handling Lanxess’ Specialty Additives segment. In addition to this, the members of the Board of Management at Lanxess will be expanded to five members.

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03.02.2019

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High-Performance Prepolymer Technology for Hotmelt Adhesives Meets Stringent Requirements

Lanxess will be attending the In-Adhesives Symposium in Munich this year with an expert presentation. Ronald M. Emanuel, Senior R&D Scientist, Global Research and Development Adhesives, at the company’s Urethane Systems business unit, will speak about “Unique High Performance...

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04.01.2019

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Lanxess Completes Sale of Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco

Lanxess has completed the sale of its remaining 50 % interest in the rubber company Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco. All relevant antitrust authorities have granted the necessary approvals for the transaction announced in August 2018.

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12.12.2018

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Lanxess Expands Production of Flame Retardants

Lanxess announced plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around $ 226 million over the next three years.

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12.11.2018

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Lanxess Invests in Production of Ion Exchange Resins

Lanxess is investing in its ion exchange resin production facility at the Leverkusen, Germany, site. The company is optimizing its process technology and operating efficiency for a eight-figure Dollar amount. The project is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2019.

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17.10.2018

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Lanxess to Increase Production of High Performance Materials

The firm intends to increase production of continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites as well as invest in its global production network for high performance plastics.

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06.09.2018

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Lanxess Commences Specialty Additives Production Line at Mannheim Site

Owing to the production line, the annual production capacity of Additin brand corrosion inhibiting additives has doubled. This move will also assist the firm to meet the requirements for high-quality lubricant additives.

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08.08.2018

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Lanxess to Sell Stake in Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco

Lanxess announced plans to sell its remaining 50 % stake in Arlanxeo to its joint venture partner Saudi Aramco. The two companies, that founded Arlanceo in 2016 as a 50:50 joint venture for synthetic rubber, signed a respective agreement.

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13.07.2018

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Lanxess to Open AD & TS Laboratory for Polyurethane Dispersions

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess announced plans to open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy.

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13.07.2018

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Lanxess to Open AD & TS Laboratory for Polyurethane Dispersions

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess announced plans to open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy.

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15.05.2018

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Wolfgruber Succeeds Stomberg as Chairman of Lanxess' Supervisory Board

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber (64) has been appointed the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of speciality chemicals company Lanxess. The former CEO of Altana succeeds Dr. Rolf Stomberg (78), who resigned from his office after the end of the Annual Stockholders' Meeting. Wolfgrub...

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15.03.2018

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Lanxess Invests Eight Million Dollars for Expanding Production Capacities

With an annual capacity of up to 10,000 metric tonnes, the company has set up a new production line for thermoplastic specialty compounds in Germany.

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14.03.2018

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Lanxess Announces Changes to Supervisory Board

The current Chairman of Lanxess' supervisory board, Dr. Rolf Stomberg (77) will resign from his office as a member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board after the end of the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on May 15, 2018.

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02.12.2017

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Saltigo Celebrates Five Decades of Central Organics Pilot Plant in Leverkusen

Saltigo, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company Lanxess, celebrates 50 years of operation of the Central Organics Pilot Plant (Zeto), which accounts for around one-fifth of the company's total capacity. During this anniversary celebration, work was completed on ...

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23.11.2017

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Lanxess to Construct Compounding Plant in China

Lanxess invests € 20 million in a new plant for high-performance plastics in Changzhou, China. From Q2 2019, the compounding plant is to produce up to 25,000 tons of Durethan- and Pocan-branded high-tech plastics for the automotive sector and the electric and electronics industry...

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15.11.2017

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Lanxess Announces Acquisition of Solvay's Phosphorus Additives Business in the USA

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess and Solvay have signed an agreement for the Germany company to acquire the phosphorus chemicals business with a US production site from Belgian chemical group.

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14.08.2017

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Lanxess Expects Upward-Trend to Continue

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess continues to expect the highest earnings in the company’s history for the current financial year. Global sales of the company increased by almost 30 % to € 2.5 billion, up from € 1.9 billion a year earlier.

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02.08.2017

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Lanxess Doubles Membrane Production for Water Treatment Applications

Lanxess has doubled its membrane capacities for reverse osmosis elements at the plant in Bitterfeld.

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25.07.2017

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Against the Tide: What Has Lanxess Planned with its State-of-the-Art Production in Belgium?

A German chemicals group planning a major investment in Central Europe is certainly something out of the ordinary. But a company that spends several hundred million Euros in ramping up capacities in a seemingly saturated market must have something in mind. Just like the polymer s...

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07.07.2017

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Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Following the acquisition of US firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company Lanxess has revised its organizational structure. The two business lines Rubber Additives Business (RAB) and Colorant Additives Business (CAB) now both belong to the Rhein Chemie busines...

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06.07.2017

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Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Following the acquisition of US firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company Lanxess has revised its organizational structure. The two business lines Rubber Additives Business (RAB) and Colorant Additives Business (CAB) now both belong to the Rhein Chemie busines...

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05.07.2017

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Lanxess Expands Range of Membranes for Reverse Osmosis

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO).

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22.05.2017

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Lanxess Expands Production of Alternative Flame Retardant

Specialty chemicals group Lanxess has announced the successful completion of a project which increases the capacity of its Emerald Innovation 3000 flame retardant production unit from 10,000 to 14,000 mt per year.

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01.05.2017

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Lanxess Invests in Polyamide and Plastics Precursors Production

Lanxess announced plans to expand its integrated production complex for polyamide and precursors for plastics in Antwerp.

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25.04.2017

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Lanxess Completes Acquisition of Chemtura

German chemical company Lanxess has successfully completed the acquisition of US company Chemtura, a leading supplier of flame retardant and lubricant additives, earlier than originally expected. All required regulatory authorities have cleared the transaction.

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27.10.2016

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Lanxess Honored by Climate Protection Initiative

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess received several accolades from the international investors’ initiative, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).

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01.09.2016

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Lanxess to Close Acquisition of Chemours’ Clean and Disinfect Business

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has 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.

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08.07.2016

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Lanxess Launches Inline Process Control

The Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit of Cologne-based specialty chemicals company Lanxess is showcasing practical applications of Rhenowave inline process control at K 2016.

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02.06.2016

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Insect Repellent in Demand due to Zika Virus

At this year's Chemspec Europe exhibition in Basel, Saltigo has amongst other showcase their insect repellent Saltidin, which is in strong demand due to the outbreak of Zika virus.

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09.05.2016

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How Exclusive Synthesis Tuned Saltigo Into a Real Success Story

Ten years after starting Saltigo is one of the world’s leading exclusive synthesis specialists. Its business development is based on know-how and experience, proprietary synthesis processes and a wide range of technologies and products. Now the company is to be invested around EU...

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17.03.2016

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The Executive Team of Arlanxeo is Fixed

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess and Saudi Aramco have announced the members of the Executive Board of Arlanxeo, their previously announced 50:50 synthetic rubber joint venture. As the antitrust approval process was completed earlier than expected, Arlanxeo will already launch...

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17.03.2016

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Lanxess to Lay the Foundations for Growth

Speciality chemicals company Lanxess can look back on a successful fiscal 2015 – despite a challenging market environment. Read the details of the company’s annual press conference.

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17.02.2016

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Multifunctional Membrane

Lanxess has introduced novel reverse osmosis elements from its Lewabrane product line. Novel feed spacer used in the membrane element allows low energy consumption and high fouling resistance.

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13.02.2016

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Debottlenecking: Exploiting Opportunities to Boost Performance

The goal of debottlenecking is to increase production capacity at an existing plant by making modifications to the equipment configuration or workflow. This is accomplished by eliminating bottlenecks that limit throughput. It can be an extremely profitable exercise for users, bec...

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12.02.2016

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New Head of Lanxess Subsidiary Saltigo

Torsten Derr, 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.

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11.02.2016

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Lanxess and Saudi Aramco Rubber Joint Venture to be Launched Under the Name Arlanxeo

The new player in the global market for synthetic rubber is called Arlanxeo. As specialty chemicals company Lanxess and Saudi Aramco told, the joint venture for synthetic rubber is going to start in April.

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02.02.2016

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Higher Performance Levels With New Reverse Osmosis Elements

Speciality chemicals company Lanxess launches new reverse osmosis elements on the market. By the use of this elements the company expect dwell times to be extended.

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19.01.2016

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Lanxess Completes Production Capacity Expansion in North Carolina

Speciality chemicals firm Lanxess launches its second production line for high-performance plastics compounding in Gastonia, North Carolina, thus completing its US $ 15 million dollar expansion project.

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