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Lanxess Adds Two New Production Lines for Composite Material Tepex
Lanxess’ wholly-owned subsidiary Bond-Laminates boosts capacity of Tepex by 50%.

SABIC will encourage sustainability with bio-renewable and recycled feedstocks and designing lightweight packaging.

K 2019 Preview: Resins & Additives for Sustainability in Cars, Electronics & Packaging
Material suppliers are committed to the ‘Circular Economy,’ as evidenced by their adoption of new technologies, product introductions and collaborations.

Materials: Broader Range of Biobased and Recycled Resins to Debut at K 2019
Albis Plastics is among several companie to feature an expanded ‘greener’ portfolio of resins and compounds. 

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Report from the K 2019 Preview: The Future of Plastics is Circular
During the K 2019 Preview in Düsseldorf, Germany, machinery and material suppliers discussed new initiatives and technologies dedicated toward incorporating sustainability into their offerings. 

Lanxess Intensifies Blow Molding Support
A new development team, a new suction blow molder, and process simulation capability add to Lanxess’ new emphasis on blow molded nylon in automotive fueltrain applications.

Materials: Nylons, PBTs for Batteries and Electromobility
Lanxess is now offering a range of nylons and polyesters for the electric powertrain. 

Hollow composite license-plate holder for a KTM motorcyle is made by CAVUS HP-RTM process.

Trio of Headlines in Lightweight Composites for Automotive & More
Injection overmolding in automotive; HP-RTM of hollow composite parts; and development of specialized equipment for UD tape stacking and consolidation.

Lanxess to Boost Global Production of Flame Retardants
Major investment planned over next three years.

Nylon 66: Pricing & Supply Issues Spur Processors to Consider Alternatives
While the nylon 66 tightness may not prove long-lasting, resin suppliers, compounders, and distributors have mobilized to offer processors an array of ‘replacement’ materials. 

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Global Engineering Plastics Market to Grow by Over Seven Percent
New study projects strong growth for PC, nylon, ABS, PET & PBT, acetal, and fluoropolymers.

SABIC thermocomp

NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives
Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.

Materials: High Heat Stabilized Nylon 66 for Underhood Applications
Lanxess’ first entry of  the new nylon product line is aimed at offering an alternative to costly semi-aromatic nylons and PPS. 

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Automotive Plastics: New Thermoplastic Solutions Redefine ‘Performance’ from All Angles
Lightweighting and resistance to heat, chemicals and weathering drive developments in thermoplastics for interiors, exteriors, underhood, powertrain and chassis.

Thermoplastics in Expanded Automotive Applications
From all angles, new thermoplastic solutions redefine ‘performance’.

Lanxess Acquisition of Chemtura, a Done Deal
The Chemtura/Great Lakes flame retardants business segment significantly strengthens the company’s competitive position.

Emerging Application for Tepex: Door Module Carrier
Lanxess contracts with German Tier I for use of the composite in large series automotive production.

Lanxess to Acquire Chemtura
Chemtura shareholders approve acquisition which will will make Lanxess one of the major players in additives for a broad range of industries.

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New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

MATERIALS:PBT for Laser Welding of Engine Housing Components
Lanxess'new laser-transparnet PBT compounds are ideal for parts exposed to high heat and humidity.

Kurz, Engel and Lanxess Team for Decorated, Overmolded Continuous Fiber Sheet
A process to decorate a hybrid composite/thermoplastic part with a decorative film in one mold was among several new decorating technologies exhibited at K 2016 by The Kurz Group.

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K 2016 Preview: Materials & Additives
Driving the wide range of new developments in engineered plastics and additives are higher performance, safety, and sustainability.

Product Categories of LANXESS Corporation

Antioxidants
Antistats
Biocides
Color Concentrates, Liquid or Paste
Color Dyes, Pigments
Cooling-water Treatment Chemicals
Crosslinking Agents for Thermoplastics
Epoxy Hardeners
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Fillers--Mineral or Other Inorganic Type
Flame Retardant Concentrates
Flame Retardants/Smoke Suppressants
Impact Modifiers
Melamine
Nylon/Abs Alloys
Nylon--Amorphous
Nylons - Other
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 66
Plasticizers
Polybutadiene
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Processing Aids--Mineral/Inorganic Type
Styrene Maleic Anhydride (SMA)
Surfactants
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyamide Type
Urethane Catalysts
Urethane Crosslinkers, Chain Extenders
UV Stabilizers

Trade Names

Bayferrox
Baymod
Bayplast
Colortherm
Disflamoll
Durethan
Levapren
Macrolex
Mesamoll
Pocan
Ultramoll
Unimoll
Uniplex
Vulkanox