Lanxess builds new production plant high performance materials

Lanxess builds new production plant for high performance materials

9:57 AM, 29th December 2018
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COLOGNE, GERMANY: Bond-Laminates GmbH, subsidiary of Lanxess is increasing production capacity for continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites of the brand Tepex. LANXESS, is currently building a new, fourth production hall of around 1,500 m2 at its Brilon site.

Two additional production lines are scheduled to go into operation there in mid 2019. The company already produces innovative composites for the automotive industry and also for the electrical and sports industries on an area of around 5,000 m2. With this expansion, Bond-Laminates will create up to 30 new jobs.

New compounding plant for high performance plastics

The LANXESS High Performance Materials business unit is also investing in its global production network for high performance plastics, and is building a further compounding plant at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site. LANXESS will produce Durethan and Pocan engineering plastics, which are used primarily in the automotive, electrical, and electronics industries. In addition, a warehouse and a silo facility will be built. The investment will create around 20 new jobs at the Krefeld-Uerdingen site.

Lightweight solutions for modern mobility

High performance plastics and composite materials from LANXESS make it possible to design components that replace metal parts in vehicles and thus contribute to reducing weight, fuel consumption, and emissions. The innovative materials are used in engine applications, door structures.

The continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites of the Tepex brand are increasingly used in series applications in the automotive, consumer electronics, and sports industries. The highly resilient material is processed by injection molding without additional postprocessing steps. 

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