LANXESS Corporation

The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

111 RIDC Park West Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15275 US

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LANXESS expands production capacity for continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites
The company’s Tepex continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites are used in series applications in the automotive, consumer electronics and sports industries.

Hollow-profile hybrid (HPH) technology

Composite + metal: Hollow-profile hybrid technology
LANXESS extends plastic-metal hybrids to tubular structures.

Delivering the potential of thermoplastic composites
Why has the adoption of TPCs been slower than expected, and who is best placed to accelerate it?

Automotive part with Tepex

Tepex Dynalite backseat over 40% lighter than steel part
Continuous glass fiber layers designed to withstand bending and torsional stress.

Lanxess supplies Tepex composite sheet for door module carrier
The door module carrier is produced in a hybrid molding process using forming and back-injection of Tepex directly in the injection mold.

Current state of the M&A and capital markets – sell, sell, SELL!!
Current market conditions suggest that 2017 should see sustained M&A activity, despite the 2016 reduction.

Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell sedan features hybrid-molded rear bumper beam
The rear bumper beam is made of the Tepex composites material from the Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates.

LANXESS starts second production line in NC
The new line represents an investment of about $15 million and doubles the site’s capacity.

Turnkey manufacturing systems: Materials, markets and maturation
Automated production cells promise affordability and less risk in scaling up composites production, but are they really the path forward?

Slideshow of SPE ACCE 2015
A look at the 15th edition of SPE’s Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE).

Paraglider harness uses sandwich composite with honeycomb core
The paraglider features Tepex dynalite composite material from Lanxess.

Thermoplastic composites feel the love at NPE2015
At NPE2015, some of the key players involved in thermoplastic composites exhibited a variety of solutions that are leading growth in new and emerging markets.

New thermoplastic work cell to test overmolding
Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates has a new work cell for demonstrating automated Tepex forming and overmolding for process development.

SPE ACCE report
Automotive composites still on the horizon — are they getting closer?

CAMISMA’s car seat back: Hybrid composite for high volume
Recycled fibers, in-situ polymerized PA12 and steel inserts combined in one-shot process to cut weight 40 percent at competitive cost, cycle time and safety.

SPE ACCE 2014 report
Automotive composites still on the horizon — are they getting closer?

Pre-consolidated, multiaxial, thermoplastic composite structures
LANXESS reports that its subsidiary Bond-Laminate has begun production of pre-consolidated, continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic Tepex composite laminates that feature fiber layers oriented at almost any conceivable angle.

The Composites Group strengthens senior management
Hector Diaz-Stringel, Dwight Morgan and Marc Imbrogno join top leadership at the Highlands Heights, Ohio-based supplier of thermoset molding compounds and molded composites.

Aachen University center will focus on production of lightweight structures
The Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) in Aachen, Germany, will research materials and processes for high-volume manufacturing serving the oil and gas, water, infrastructure, construction and automotive end markets.

Spare wheel well: Functional integration
Gas-assist injection molding enables one-piece, one-shot thermoplastic composite/metal hybrid.

Product Categories of LANXESS Corporation

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Nylon (polyamide)
    • Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
  • Compounds
    • Thermoplastic, long fiber-reinforced (LFRT)
    • Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives