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Lanxess to present lightweight solutions at VDI show

4th Jul 2020

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will showcase lightweight solutions based on its Tepex-branded continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites for brake pedals as well as structural components of the vehicle body and high-voltage battery at the VDI Congress - Plastics in Automotive Engineering - to be held virtually due to the Corona pandemic.

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Baarle to head Lanxess high performance materials unit

17th Mar 2020

Lanxess, a Germany-based leading specialty chemicals company, has announced that Frederique van Baarle will take over as head of the high performance materials business unit with effect from June 1, 2020, succeeding Michael Zobel. The business unit's portfolio mainly comprises high-performance plastics for the automotive and electronics industries.

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German project produces child safer seat headrest

16th Mar 2020

Scientists under a transnational project, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, have produced a child seat headrest as a technology demonstrator with significant weight reduction. The team used Tepex continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials from Lanxess to show their potential in lightweight...

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Lanxess making composites from recycled polycarbonate

11th Mar 2020

Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates is developing continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites with recycled polycarbonate. Half of the matrix for the new products is recyclates, produced during recycling of reusable polycarbonate water bottles. These products will be used in laptop covers and housings for smartphones, tablets, e-books, and...

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Lanxess' Tepex dynalite used in FuPro project

13th Dec 2019

Lanxess' endless fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite material Tepex dynalite has been used extensively in the FuPro project under the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The material has made a major contribution to its success. The project meant to achieve process, structural and functional integration for reducing weight of vehicle...

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Bond-Laminates contributing to Campus plastics database

27th Sep 2019

The Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates is part of a project that is collecting the standards-compliant material data of commercial composites to upload these to the Campus plastics database. Several other international producers are also part of the project. The properties and processing characteristics of high-performance materials are still unknown.

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Anno Borkowsky appointed to Lanxess board of management

13th Jun 2019

The supervisory board of Lanxess AG has appointed Anno Borkowsky to the board of management of the specialty chemicals company, effective June 1, 2019. In his new role, Borkowsky, who holds a doctorate in chemistry, will take responsibility for the Specialty Additives segment. Currently, he is heading the Additives business unit at Lanxess.

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Lanxess expands production network for flame retardants

20th Dec 2018

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has planned to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around €200 million over the next three years. The company runs a strongly backward integrated production network for bromine and phosphorous based flame retardants with plants in the US, Germany, France and UK.

Lanxess shows premium plastics at K-2016 expo
Lanxess shows premium plastics at K-2016 expo

25th Oct 2016

Lanxess, a leading specialty chemicals company, is showing presenting its latest developments in materials, processes and technologies for premium plastics and high-performance additives for processing, at the ongoing K 2016 expo, a leading trade fair for plastics and rubber, from October 19 to 26, 2016, in stand C76/C78, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Lanxess sets up project group for Tepex
Lanxess sets up project group for Tepex

5th Jul 2016

Lanxess has set up a project group that is geared to the needs of the automotive industry and supports partners through all stages of Tepex component development right up to production launch.This was done after witnessing rise for Tepex-brand continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic semi-finished composites for lightweight

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