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LANXESS taps TotalEnergies for biobased styrene

LANXESS taps TotalEnergies for biobased styrene

January 9, 2023 |

In France, TotalEnergies has agreed to supply styrene produced from pulp industry by-product tall oil to German chemical company LANXESS. The move supports LANXESS’s ambition to make its upstream and downstream supply chains climate neutral by 2050. LANXESS will use the styrene to produce ion exchange resins, which are primarily used to treat wastewater and […]

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LANXESS and Matrìca team to produce bio-based biocide preservatives

LANXESS and Matrìca team to produce bio-based biocide preservatives

February 17, 2022 |

In Italy, specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Matrìca, a 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 vegetable oils which LANXESS will use to manufacture […]

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LANXESS and bp team to produce plastics from sustainable raw materials

LANXESS and bp team to produce plastics from sustainable raw materials

October 25, 2021 |

In Germany, specialty chemicals company LANXESS and bp are entering into a strategic partnership for the use of sustainable raw materials in high-tech plastics production. bp will supply sustainably produced cyclohexane to the LANXESS’ production site in Antwerp, Belgium, starting in the fourth quarter of 2021. The sustainable origin of the raw materials is certified […]

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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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