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Truck tires with less abrasion
Natural rubber from rubber trees is a raw material with a limited supply. Synthetically produced rubber, on the other hand, has not yet been able to match the abrasion behavior of the natural product, rendering it unsuitable for truck tires. But now, for the first time, a new type of synthetic ...
Cologne-based company received proceeds of around EUR 1.4 billion
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS completed the sale of its remaining 50 percent interest in the rubber company ARLANXEO to Saudi Aramco. All relevant antitrust authorities have granted the necessary approvals for the transaction announced in August 2018. Upon completion of the transaction, the ...
Biomimetic strategy leads to strong, recyclable rubber
Inspired by nature, Chinese scientists have produced a synthetic analogue to vulcanized natural rubber. Their material is just as tough and durable as the original. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, they reveal the secret to their success: short protein chains attached to the side-chains of the ...
Joint venture valued at EUR 3.0 billion
Specialty chemicals group LANXESS plans to sell its remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO to its joint venture partner Saudi Aramco. The two companies, that founded ARLANXEO in 2016 as a 50:50 joint venture for synthetic rubber, signed a respective agreement. The transaction is still subject to ...
Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) is the best-selling synthetic rubber and for decades, has been indispensable for many applications. In everyday life, SBR is mainly found in vehicle tires. According to a recent market study by Ceresana, worldwide consumption for this elastomer type amounts to about ...
Findings by scientists could transform the multi-billion-dollar plastics and rubber industries
Synthetic rubber and plastics - used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products - are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those manmade materials could get a lot greener soon, thanks to the ingenuity of a team of scientists from ...
Composition of ARLANXEO’s Shareholders’ Committee announced
On April 1, 2016, specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Saudi Aramco have completed the formation of their 50-50 joint venture for synthetic rubber, ARLANXEO. The deal was first announced in September 2015, and all relevant antitrust authorities had cleared the transaction by February ...
The High Performance Elastomers business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS raises its prices for several synthetic rubbers in Europe, Middle East and Africa effective June 1, 2015 as follows: The price adjustments per metric ton for its EPDM grades is EUR100. The price adjustment ...
The LANXESS High Performance Elastomers unit has transferred its distribution business in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to KRAHN CHEMIE Polska. The core products of this division are the technical rubber products CR, EVM, NBR and HNBR. The portfolio of the High Performance Elastomers ...
LANXESS has completed the expansion of its Baypren polychloroprene solid rubber production operations in Dormagen. Werner Breuers, member of the LANXESS AG Board of Management, and Jan Paul de Vries, head of LANXESS’ High Performance Elastomers business unit, officially inaugurated the new ...