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Lanxess opens new chloroprene rubber production plant at Dormagen

2:54 AM MDT | June 18, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Lanxess has announced that it has completed expanding a Baypren polychloroprene solid rubber production facility at Dormagen, Germany. Werner Breuers, member of the board; and Jan Paul de Vries, head/high-performance elastomers, officially inaugurated the line today. The plant uses innovative dry-finishing production technology developed by Lanxess. The process enables Baypren to be manufactured in a more resource-friendly way, the company says. The expansion, which involved an investment of €18 million ($24.4 million), raised solid rubber capacity at...

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