LANXESS expands production capacities in Asia

  • Production capacity of light-color aminic antioxidants for the lubricants industry to be increased by 2022
  • LANXESS is investing in its Taiwan site
  • Investment strengthens supply chain resiliences in Asia, USA and Europe
Cologne
Lubricant runs over roller bearings
LANXESS
Lanxess expands its production capacities for light-color aminic antioxidants.

LANXESS is expanding its production capacity for light-color aminic antioxidants at its Taiwan site by several kilo tons. The specialty chemicals company is investing an upper single-digit million Euro amount to expand its facility in response to growing demand in APAC and further regions. The additional volumes are expected to be available by end of 2022.

“We have seen rapid market growth in aminic antioxidants in the recent months and years,” says Martin Saewe, Head of LANXESS’s Lubricant Additives Business (LAB). “With our strategically located three assets in Canada, Italy and Taiwan and our backwards integration into the key raw material, we stand for supply resilience in the industry. We intend to use the additional capacity to strengthen our market position and to grow with our customers.”

Veronika Sauer, Head of Marketing Lubricant Additives, says “To be ahead of the curve, we continue to develop safer, more sustainable, and higher performing antioxidants that are capable to meet changing market requirements. We are evaluating to offer some of these from our Taiwan site as well”.

LANXESS markets its aminic antioxidants under the brand name Naugalube.The investment at its Taiwan site will support globally harmonized specification of its flagship product Naugalube 438L – all sites will produce the antioxidant in light color. The liquid antioxidant is used in a broad range of transportation and industrial lubricants. With excellent high temperature performance, Nauglaube 438L reduces oil oxidation, prolongs lubricant life and extends service intervals.

Detailed information on the Lubricant Additives Business portfolio is available at www.lab.lanxess.com.

Information for editors:
All LANXESS news releases and their accompanying photos can be found at http://press.lanxess.com.
Recent photos of the Board of Management and other LANXESS image material are available at http://photos.lanxess.com.

You can find further information concerning LANXESS chemistry in our digital magazine “Inside LANXESS” at http://inside.lanxess.com.

 

MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC

PRESS RELEASE
Battery housing of a C-segment electric vehicle: technology demonstrator has a length and width of around 1,400 millimeters each. The system is a technically sophisticated, large-format all-plastic housing part with a weight in the mid-double-digit kilogram range.

Think big large-format plastic housings for high-voltage batteries of electric vehicles

November 30, 2021
PRESS RELEASE
Battery mount made from PA6 and Tepex for Mercedes Benz S class

Lightweight bracket for firm clamping

November 29, 2021
PRESS RELEASE
Connector made from Durethan BKV30FN04 for cable harnesses in electric models produced by a European-US automotive manufacturer. The halogen-free flame-retardant polyamide 6 can also be dyed in bright colors like orange (RAL 2003)

Secure connections in numerous colors

November 26, 2021
PRESS RELEASE
LANXESS subsidiary Saltigo produces among others active ingredients for the pharmaceutical and agro industry.

LANXESS at the Battery Show Europe 2021

November 25, 2021
PRESS RELEASE
Entrance gate of the HPM Site in Changzhou, China

LANXESS to expand high-tech plastics production in China

November 24, 2021
X
Usage of Cookies
We would like to use cookies to better understand you use of this website. This enables us to improve your future experience on our website. Detailed information about the use of cookies on this website and how you can manage or withdraw your consent at any time can be found in our Privacy Statement.

OK Other Settings