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GOOOAAAAL!!! ARLANXEO scores a goal with biobased soccer ball for 2018 World Cup

GOOOAAAAL!!! ARLANXEO scores a goal with biobased soccer ball for 2018 World Cup

December 1, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, ARLANXEO is scoring big goals with its new Keltan Eco soccer ball that will be used as the official match ball for the soccer 2018 World Cup. The rubber layer in the adidas soccer ball is made from bio-based EPDM rubber. The rubber is made with bio-based ethylene extracted from sugarcane – […]

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Value-Add(itive): The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to the Lanxess-Chemtura merger

Value-Add(itive): The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to the Lanxess-Chemtura merger

September 26, 2016 |

In Germany, we reported today that Lanxess will acquire the US-based speciality chemical maker Chemtura, one of the major global providers of high-quality flame retardant and lubricant additives, for $2.69B, a 18.9% premium to the stock’s current share price. What does it mean for Lanxess and for Chemtura? The companies offered this illuminative presentation deck on […]

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Lanxess to acquire Chemtura for $2.69B

Lanxess to acquire Chemtura for $2.69B

September 26, 2016 |

In Germany, Lanxess will acquire the US-based speciality chemical maker Chemtura, one of the major global providers of high-quality flame retardant and lubricant additives, for $2.69B, a 18.9% premium to the stock’s current share price. The transaction will be financed by LANXESS mainly through senior and hybrid bonds, as well as from existing liquidity. The […]

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LANXESS releases new antioxidants for stabilizing biodiesel

LANXESS releases new antioxidants for stabilizing biodiesel

January 27, 2015 |

In Pennsylvania, LANXESS Corporation has added two new highly concentrated antioxidants to its existing range of biodiesel stabilizers. Baynox Ultra, a highly active liquid oxidation stabilizer, is an easy-to-use additive that effectively prolongs the shelf life of biodiesel, especially for soybean and sunflower methyl esters. It contains a balanced blend of highly active antioxidants and […]

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Lanxess adds biodiesel stabilizer to product range

Lanxess adds biodiesel stabilizer to product range

February 13, 2014 |

In Germany, Lanxess has added Baynox Extra, a highly concentrated liquid stabilizer for biodiesel, to its range. The easy-to-meter additive effectively prolongs the shelf life of biodiesel, even when it contains polyunsaturated fatty acids. This combination of the two established antioxidants Baynox and Baynox Plus has an active ingredient content of 50 percent. Baynox Extra […]

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LANXESS develops liquid stabilizer for biodiesel

LANXESS develops liquid stabilizer for biodiesel

January 20, 2014 |

In Germany, LANXESS has added a highly concentrated liquid stabilizer for biodiesel, called Baynox Extra. The additive prolongs the shelf life of biodiesel, even when it contains polyunsaturated fatty acids, at temperatures as low as minus 10 degrees Celsius, meaning that the antioxidant tank does not need to be heated. The product will be presented […]

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Lanxess adding five new grades of Keltan Eco by end of 2013

Lanxess adding five new grades of Keltan Eco by end of 2013

July 4, 2013 |

In Germany, Lanxess will be adding not one but five new grades to its portfolio of “green” ethylene-propylene-diene elastomers, Keltan Eco, before the end of 2013. This will lead to a further significant increase in the range of applications for this synthetic rubber using ethylene from a state-controlled, biobased source. The five new grades are […]

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Lanxess adding five new grades of Keltan Eco by end of 2013

Lanxess adding five new grades of Keltan Eco by end of 2013

July 4, 2013 |

In Germany, Lanxess will be adding not one but five new grades to its portfolio of “green” ethylene-propylene-diene elastomers, Keltan Eco, before the end of 2013. This will lead to a further significant increase in the range of applications for this synthetic rubber using ethylene from a state-controlled, biobased source. The five new grades are […]

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Lanxess converts 20 tons of Genomatica BDO into PBT, in commercial-scale trial

Lanxess converts 20 tons of Genomatica BDO into PBT, in commercial-scale trial

June 25, 2013 |

First production of bio-based polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) in a world-scale plant using 1,4-butanediol (BDO) made from renewable feedstock Product quality of bio-based PBT fully within specification and equivalent to petro-based PBT In Germany, Lanxess has run a production campaign of bio-based PBT in Lanxess’ world-scale production plant using 20 metric tons of bio-based BDO made […]

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BioAmber, LANXESS partner for succinic-based plasticizers project

BioAmber, LANXESS partner for succinic-based plasticizers project

October 21, 2011 |

In Minnesota, LANXESS, a global leader in phthalate-free plasticizers and BioAmber, a leader in sustainable chemistry, have partnered to develop succinic acid based plasticizers that are both renewable and phthalate-free.  Under the terms of their joint development agreement, LANXESS and BioAmber are developing a portfolio of renewable succinic-based plasticizers that can exceed the performance of […]

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