• 13 September 2023

    Lanxess plan to cope with the weak development phase

    With its “Forward” action plan, special chemical company Lanxess counteracts the phase of weak economic development. This will initially save Lanxess around 100 million euros in 2023 through one-time cost reductions and lower investments. In addition, the group is positioning itself more efficiently and will permanently reduce its annual costs...
  • 22 March 2023

    Lanxess continues to grow in Italy

    Despite an environment characterised by many upheavals, specialty chemicals company Lanxess continues to grow on the Italian market. Sales in 2022 reached 296.4 million euros in Italy increasing by 31.4% compared to previous year's sales of 225.6 million euros.
  • 09 November 2022

    Certified carbon footprint for polyamide 6, PBT and glass fibres

    The specialty chemicals company Lanxess is one of the world’s first plastics manufacturers to offer its customers - processors of its Durethan polyamides and Pocan polyesters (PBT) - certified values for the carbon footprint of the base resins. Certification was done by an accredited verification body and includes...
  • 06 April 2022

    Lanxess increases sales and earnings in 2021

    Lanxess closed fiscal year 2021 successfully. Despite immense increases in energy, raw material and freight costs, the specialty chemicals company significantly improved its sales and earnings. Group sales amounted to 7557 billion euros in 2021, up 23.8% on the previous year’s figure of 6104 billion euros...
  • 02 February 2022

    Italian-German agreement for biocides from renewable raw materials

    Specialty chemicals company Lanxess, and Matrìca, joint venture between Versalis (Eni) and Novamont, have partnered to produce sustainable biocide preservatives from renewable raw materials. Starting in January 2022, the Matrìca plant at Porto Torres (Sardinia, Italy) will supply Lanxess with bio-based raw materials from...
  • 05 October 2021

    Materials for fireproof household appliances

    According to a study conducted by the Nuremberg Society for Consumer Research (GfK), sales of technical consumer goods increased in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. The demand for household appliances, too, remains strong because many consumers are increasingly investing in their own four walls. The result is...
  • 08 September 2021

    Very low diisocyanate content prepolymers

    The Urethane Systems business unit of specialty chemicals company Lanxess presented two new prepolymers of the Adiprene range that are produced using LF (low free) technology, so they contain very low diisocyanate content. The low free TDI Adiprene LF TR400 high-temperature prepolymer, which is based on...
  • 23 March 2021

    Lanxess makes a confident start to fiscal year 2021

    Is starting the new fiscal year 2021 with confidence, Lanxess: the specialty chemicals company expects that many of its customer industries will recover and therefore anticipates Ebitda pre exceptionals of between 900 million euro and 1 billion euro for the full year...
  • 16 February 2021

    Lanxess pushes towards climate neutrality

    Lanxess has taken another major step on the road to climate neutrality: the specialty chemicals company inaugurated a nitrous oxide reduction plant at its site in Antwerp on February 10, Belgium. The plant breaks down around 500 metric tons of nitrous oxide per year, which is equivalent to the climate impact of 150,000 metric tons of CO2. Lanxess…