Rhein Chemie Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of chemicals company LANXESS Corporation, announced that the week of July 3rd marked the start of production at Rhein Chemie’s Chardon, Ohio site for the polymer dispersion product line that had been relocated from their former Trenton, New Jersey manufacturing site.
Rhein Chemie Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of chemicals company LANXESS Corporation, announced that Bruce Ernst has been named Vice President of the company's Polyurethanes / Plastics - Americas Division. This newly created position demonstrates the company's growing commitment to this specialty segment of its business.
Rhein Chemie Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of chemicals company LANXESS Corporation, announced today that it will increase prices across all rubber division product lines effective July 1, 2006, or as contracts allow.
Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH, a known innovative and reliable partner to the rubber industry, continues to expand its portfolio of additives for high-performance applications. The rubber specialist helps customers meet the rising demands imposed on end products by supplying complete tailor-made packages and the ongoing expansion of its product lines. New in the range of products are Aflux® 18, a processing promoter which is highly effective even in very low dosage, and the vulcanization retarder Rhenogran® ZDDT-50.
For several years now Batch-Ready® products have been facilitating quality assurance in the management of minor chemical components in the rubber industry. Batch-Ready® pre-weighed, non-dusting chemical blends are ideal for meeting expanded environmental protection and work safety requirements.
The Rhein Chemie Group achieved global sales of EUR 295 million in the 2005 financial year. The reduction of EUR 18 million compared with the previous year is due to portfolio streamlining measures, such as the sale of the subsidiary iSL-Chemie GmbH & Co. KG, Kürten, on December 1, 2005 which is no longer included in the figures. Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH, Mannheim reported that operating profit before write-downs increased by five percent in the year under review.
Rhein Chemie Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of chemicals company LANXESS Corporation and a supplier of products and services for the polymer and chemical processing industries, announced further steps in the realignment of its business, which includes the expansion of its U.S. production facilities and continued investment in expert personnel.