Germany: Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed a debottlenecking project resulting in a 15 percent increase in global production capacity of its
“With LANXESS’s increased footprint from the Chemtura acquisition, we were able to unlock process synergies between our production sites in Mannheim, Germany, and West Hill, Canada to increase output of our corrosion inhibitors products to meet market demand and further enhance our global production network,” said Martin Saewe, Head of the Lubricant Additives business line in LANXESS’s Additives (ADD) business unit.
“The global corrosion inhibitor market is growing and we have seen increasing demand for LANXESS specialty additives products due to their unique performance and technical advantages relative to other product offerings in the market,”
The Additives (ADD) business unit is part of LANXESS’s Specialty Additives segment, which recorded sales of EUR 1.60 billion in
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 9.7 billion in 2017. The company currently has about 15,500 employees in 33 countries and is represented at 59 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing
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