Lanxess Invests in Rubber Production Plant in France, Pigments Facility in Germany
8:06 AM MDT | September 18, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas
Lanxess says it is investing to enhance productivity and energy efficiency at the company's high-performance rubber facility at La Wantzenau, France. The total amount of the investment is expected to be at least €40 million ($52.21 million) by 2020, the company says. Lanxess's plant at La Wantzenau, which is the largest of its type in the world, produces nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) with an annual capacity of more than 100,000 m.t., the company says. Products made from NBR are more resistant to oil, ozone, Ultraviolet light, heat...
Already an IHS Chemical Week member? Login here
Forgot your user ID or password? Click here to have it sent to you.
Click here for 6 months access to the lates news, data and statistics on sustainability. PLUS all the news and analysis from the Chemical Week editorial team updated everyday on IHS Chemical Week