Plastics and Polymers Lanxess Opens Development Center for India and Far East

Editor: Dominik Stephan

New materials for new markets: Lanxess strengthens its Asian presence by establishing local research and development facilities. The German company has recently opened a new facility for the devlopment of plastics and polymers in Honk Kong...

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Lanxess plans to develop plastic and polymer solutions for India and the far East in Honk Kong.
Lanxess plans to develop plastic and polymer solutions for India and the far East in Honk Kong.
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Leverkusen/Hong Kong – The specialty chemicals company Lanxess has opened a new Asia-Pacific Application Development Center for its high-tech plastics in the Hong Kong Science & Technology Park. It is run by the High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit and provides comprehensive and high-value services ranging from concept development support, computer-aided design, computer-aided engineering and mold-design assistance to part test applications for the automotive industry and other segments.

Local Technology Development for Asia and India

The Asia-Pacific Application Development Center will be the technology hub for customers in the Asia-Pacific region and India. It offers customers comprehensive engineering services in all stages of developing a new application; for injection molded and blow molded parts, as well as for composite sheet applications. Technical support capabilities span from initial feasibility studies to high-tech testing.

Equipped with New Simulation Tools

“The new Application Development Center will support our customers and industry partners with parts development and qualification for successful launching of new applications and plastics parts. With the top-notch simulation tools, we are able to provide innovative solutions for cost reduction, environmental protection, energy savings and shortening time to market,” said Thomas Babl, Head of Technical Marketing & Engineer Services for High Performance Materials APAC.

“This center will help to evaluate the reliability, performance and compliance of prototype parts and mass production parts according to customers’ engineering specifications,“ added Babl.