EPPM's most-read stories of 2017

We look back on the top European plastics stories to get EPPM readers clicking in 2017 - and sustainability is definitely the overarching theme. more

15 Dec 2017 10:36 editor's blog

As it continues to strengthen its global presence, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is galvanising its operations in China to capitalise on potential growth in automotive and E&E. more

4 Dec 2017 12:25 materials

LANXESS has contributed to global greenhouse gas emission reduction by slashing its CO2e pollution by 13.8 million metric tons over ten years. more

22 Nov 2017 16:51 industry

Belgian chemical group Solvay has split with its American additives unit, selling it to German plastics firm LanXess. more

15 Nov 2017 11:22 materials

LanXess has made a stabilising system for Durethan PA, providing long-term temperature resistance up to 230°C. more

18 Oct 2017 12:19 materials

LanXess reveals its plans for the showing at Fakuma, where its work to make high temperature stabilisation will be central. more

14 Sep 2017 11:42 FAKUMA 2017

German chemical specialist LanXess has announced a transfer of divisions for its rubber and colourant businesses, absorbing them into Rhein Chemie. more

4 Jul 2017 16:55 materials


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Halogen-free and flame-retardant polyesters and polyamides will be at the forefront of LANXESS’s stand at the Plastics in E&E Conference in Würzburg, Germany. more

24 May 2017 10:56 industry

LANXESS is expanding its Board of Management to help with the Chemtura merger, appointing Stephen Forsyth as Chief Integration Officer. more

12 May 2017 15:56 industry

Speciality chemicals company LanXess projects its highest ever results in company history, following a very strong first quarter of 2017 and the successful closing of the acquisition of U.S. based company Chemtura. more

11 May 2017 10:14 industry


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April brought EPPM readers some fairly high-profile plastics news, including LANXESS' acquisition of Chemtura, Milliken and 3M being singled out among the most ethical companies on the planet. more

28 Apr 2017 10:58 blog

LANXESS has completed its acquisition of Chemtura, one of the world's leading suppliers of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

21 Apr 2017 15:08 materials

Lanxess is boosting its facilities at four European sites in Germany and Belgium to increase production of chemical processing intermediates. more

16 Mar 2017 15:09 industry

Leading specialty chemicals company LANXESS has moved forward in its deal to acquire Chemtura. more

3 Feb 2017 15:30 materials

LANXESS has announced the biggest acquisition in its history, revealing it is planning to buy US-based Chemtura Corporation, a major global provider of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

26 Sep 2016 12:08 industry

LANXESS' has been recognised for its overall sustainability efforts and in particular its climate strategy by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. more

8 Sep 2016 11:45 materials

LANXESS Bayferrox inorganic pigments have helped bring some of the colour and vibrancy the world expects from the Rio Olympic Games. more

4 Aug 2016 16:24 materials

ALBIS PLASTIC has been doing a lot of celebrating lately and its successful partnership with LANXESS is not to be left out of the festivities, as ALBIS is marking 50 years of distribution success with LANXESS. more

27 Jul 2016 16:28 materials

Day Two of the K 2016 Preview for media was Materials Day and the news came thick and fast for EPPM Editor Rose Brooke from Wacker, Huntsman, Lanxess and BASF. more

29 Jun 2016 09:09 industry


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LANXESS has put its materials intelligence to good use in the new Honda FCV (fuel cell vehicle) Clarity Fuel Cell, the latest hydrogen electric vehicle produced by the carmaker. more

14 Apr 2016 16:28 materials

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