LANXESS continues to expand its activities in the growing Latin America region. The specialty chemicals company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Rhein Chemie will invest a single-digit million USD amount in its newly-acquired production site in Burzaco, Argentina.
Subsidiary Rhein Chemie to become one of the leading release agent providers worldwide - Access to tire bladder technology - Further investments planned in BRIC nations - Mobility mega-trend underpinning demand for tires
Environmentally friendly tire tread marking inks tie in nicely with Rhein Chemie solutions for the tire industry
Company expands its chemical offerings to include “sulfur safe” curative technology for the fluoro-polymer market.
Japanese rubber processors take advantage of Rhein Chemie’s Premium solutions and the company’s strong global orientation.
Rhenomark® MP is a cost-effective alternative to solvent-based products
New Process Promoters for Highly Loaded Silica Tire Tread Compounds.
Rhein Chemie Corporation will showcase its expertise in rubber and polymer technology.
Therban® (HNBR) is a high performance elastomer especially used for seals, o-rings, and belts.
Many accelerators used in rubber formulations create harmful N-nitrosamines, that have been shown to be carcinogenic. Dithiophosphates offer an effective way to compound around these potentially hazardous materials.
Rhein Chemie just recently has introduced diphenyl guanidine (DPG) in powder form. This is for the benefit of particularly those rubber manufacturers who are not able to process DPG in pre-dispersed, granular form, e.g. in latex or in pharmaceutical applications.
On May 13, 2010 LANXESS officially started work on construction of its first production facility in Russia. In the future, LANXESS subsidiary Rhein Chemie will produce rubber chemicals in Dzerzhinsk in the Nizhny Novgorod region for the markets in Russia and the CIS.
In Russia the demand for higher product quality and efficiency in production is increasing. Awareness of health and environmental issues is also increasing.
Rhein Chemie is launching the construction of a production plant in Russia, near the city of Nizhny Novgorod, which lies to the east of Moscow. Polymer-bound rubber chemicals (Rhenogran®) and release agents for the rubber processing industry – for example manufacturers of technical rubber goods and tires – will be produced here.
The Rubber Division, ACS hosted 3,200 attendees for the Rubber ExpoTM and 176th Technical Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 13-15, 2009.