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Rubber Day Germany 2011

Press Kit

2011-09-21 | Press Releases, Financial & Business, Trade & Technical Press, Performance Polymers, Butyl Rubber, Technical Rubber Products, High Performance Materials

LANXESS well equipped for the imminent boom in demand for "green tires"

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS expects a boost in demand for high-performance rubbers due to the European Union tire labeling legislation that comes into effect in 2012.

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2011-09-21 | Technical Rubber Products, Trade & Technical Press, Press Releases, Performance Polymers

LANXESS to produce first bio-based EPDM rubber in the world

LANXESS is strengthening its commitment to produce premium synthetic rubbers from bio-based raw materials. The German specialty chemicals company aims to commercially produce ethylene-propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) from bio-based ethylene by the end of the year. It will be the first form of bio-based EPDM rubber in the world.

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Speech Dr. Axel C. Heitmann

2011-09-21 | Speeches

Rubber Day Germany 2011

Address by Dr. Axel C. Heitmann, Chairman of the Board of Management, LANXESS AG

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Dr. Axel C. Heitmann 

Dr. Axel C. Heitmann, Chairman of the Board of Management of LANXESS AG

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Presentation Dr. Ron Commander

   
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Dr. Ron Commander 

Dr. Ron Commander, Head of Butyl Rubber, LANXESS AG

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Speech Dr. Günther Weymans

2011-09-21 | Speeches

Rubber Day Germany 2011

Address by Dr. Günther Weymans, Head of Technical Rubber Products, LANXESS AG

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Dr. Günther Weymans 

Dr. Günther Weymans, Head of Technical Rubber Products, LANXESS AG

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Speech Dr. Joachim Grub

2011-09-21 | Speeches

Rubber Day Germany 2011

Address by Dr. Joachim Grub, Head of Performance Butadiene Rubber, LANXESS AG

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Dr. Joachim Grub 

Dr. Joachim Grub, Head of Performance Butadiene Rubber, LANXESS AG

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Speech Luis López-Remón

2011-09-21 | Speeches

Rubber Day Germany 2011

Address by Luis López-Remón, Head of Rubber Chemicals, LANXESS AG

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Luis López-Remón 

Luis López-Remón, Head of Rubber Chemicals, LANXESS AG

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Speech Dr. Anno Borkowsky

2011-09-21 | Speeches

Rubber Day Germany 2011

Address by Dr. Anno Borkowsky, Head of Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH

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Dr. Anno Borkowsky 

Dr. Anno Borkowsky, Head of Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH

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Pictures for Download

   
Rubber Day 2011 

LANXESS CEO Axel C. Heitmann welcomed the Minister of Economy of North Rhine-Westphalia, Harry K. Voigtsberger, to the second Rubber Day Germany in Düsseldorf.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Some 250 international members of industry associations and media attended at the LANXESS Rubber Day in Düsseldorf. The topic of the symposium was“Innovations for modern mobility”. The Rubber Day took place the second time in Germany.

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Rubber Day 2011 

LANXESS CEO Axel C. Heitmann, during his opening speech for the Rubber Day 2011.

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Rubber Day 2011 

The Minister of Economy of North Rhine-Westphalia, Harry K. Voigtsberger, underlined the importance of the cooperation between economy and politics in order to master the challenges of tomorrow’s mobility.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Some 250 international members of industry associations and media attended at the LANXESS Rubber Day in Düsseldorf. The topic of the symposium was“Innovations for modern mobility”. The Rubber Day took place the second time in Germany.

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Rubber Day 2011 

The Minister of Economy of North Rhine-Westphalia, Harry K. Voigtsberger, LANXESS CEO Axel C. Heitmann and automotive expert Prof. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer in the panel discussion about solutions for the modern mobility.

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Rubber Day 2011 

The Minister of Economy of North Rhine-Westphalia, Harry K. Voigtsberger, in the panel about “Solutions for modern mobility.”

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Rubber Day 2011 

The automotive expert Prof. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer in the panel about “Solutions for modern mobility.”

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Rubber Day 2011 

LANXESS CEO Axel C. Heitmann in the panel about “Solutions for modern mobility.”

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Rubber Day 2011 

The Minister of Economy of North Rhine-Westphalia, Harry K. Voigtsberger, LANXESS CEO Axel C. Heitmann and automotive expert Prof. Ferdinand Dudenhöffer in the panel discussion about solutions for the modern mobility.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Ron Commander, Head of the LANXESS business unit Butyl Rubber, about the cooperation with Gevo to produce bio-based butyl rubber.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo, explains the innovative way of his company to produce bio-based raw materials to produce rubber.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo, explains the innovative way of his company to produce bio-based raw materials to produce rubber.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Günther Weymans, Head of LANXESS business unit Technical Rubber Products, talks about bio-based rubber for automotive applications.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussing about Bio-Sourcing with: Günther Weymans, Head of LANXESS business unit Technical Rubber Products; Carsten Rolle, Head of division Energy and Raw Materials – Federation of German Industries; Patrick Gruber, CEO Gevo; Stephen V. Evans, General Secretary of International Rubber Study Group, and Werner Breuers, Member of the Board of Management of LANXESS.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussing about Bio-Sourcing: CEO Gevo; Stephen V. Evans, General Secretary of International Rubber Study Group.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussing about Bio-Sourcing: Member of the Board of Management of LANXESS

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussing about Bio-Sourcing: Carsten Rolle, Head of division Energy and Raw Materials – Federation of German Industries.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Joachim Grub, Head of the LANXESS business unit Performance Butadiene Rubber, spoke about LANXESS High-Performance Rubber for a sustainable mobility.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Dieter Freitag, Director of Michelin Germany, Austria and Switzerland, spoke about the performance of tires.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about tire labeling with: Professor Horst Wildemann TU Munich; Axel Stepken, CEO of TÜV Süd; Rainier van Roessel, Member of Board of Management of LANXESS; Joachim Grub, Head of the LANXESS business unit Performance Butadiene Rubber; Dieter Freitag, Director of Michelin Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about tire labelling: Professor Horst Wildemann TU Munich.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about tire labelling: Axel Stepken, CEO of TÜV Süd

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about tire labeling: Rainier van Roessel, Member of Board of Management of LANXESS

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about tire labelling: Joachim Grub, Head of the LANXESS business unit Performance Butadiene Rubber.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about tire labelling: Dieter Freitag, Director of Michelin Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Burkhard Wies, Vice President Tire Line Development worldwide of Continental, spoke about challenges for tire and tire supplier industry driven by regulation and market trends.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Werner Breuers, Member of the LANXESS Board of Management, spoke about high performance tires and rubber components in the automotive industry.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about high performance tires and rubber components in the automotive industry with: Professor Horst Wildemann, TU Munich; Uwe Mierisch, Member of Board of Daimler Trucks; Joachim Grub, Head of LANXESS business unit Performance Butadiene Rubber; Werner Breuers, Member of the Board of Management of LANXESS; Jörg Barrenscheen, Head of chassis development of Volkswagen Light Commercials.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Luis Lopéz-Remón, Head of the LANXESS business unit Rubber Chemicals spoke about additives for improved silica tire performance.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Anno Borkowsky, Head of Rheinchemie, spoke about tire bladders and release agents.

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Rubber Day 2011 

Panel discussion about important supplementary components for the production of tires with: Rainier van Roessel, Member of Board of Management of LANXESS; Luis Lopéz-Remón, Head of the LANXESS business unit Rubber Chemicals; Anno Borkowsky, Head of Rheinchemie; Tom Benner, President of Rhodia Silica.

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