“We are focusing on profitable specialty chemicals and here consumer protection products play an important role. Once we complete the planned acquisition of Theseo, we will yet again expand our high-margin business in this area,” said Matthias Zachert, Chairman of the Board of Management of LANXESS AG.
“A successful acquisition of Theseo will allow us to strengthen our position in the field of animal hygiene and to expand our portfolio with further renowned premium products,” said Michael Schäfer, head of the Material Protection Products business unit. “The strong presence of Theseo in Europe will drive our business and complement our global presence. We are looking forward to benefitting from experienced employees, technical and regulatory expertise, well-known brands and an established distribution network.”
DSM announces portfolio of reworkable and repulpable high-performance alternatives to conventional food and non-food paperboard packaging
77 percentage of textile coloration professionals believe there is a widening skills gap in the dyeing industry with 53 percentage of agreeing this is now at crisis point says SDC survey
Antwerp/Cologne, February 24, 2021 – LANXESS has taken another major step on the road to climate neutrality: the specialty chemicals company inaugurated a nitrous oxide reduction plant at its site in Antwerp on February 10, Belgium. The plant breaks down around 500 metric tons of nitrous oxide per year, which is equivalent to the climate impact of 150,000 metric tons of CO2. LANXESS has invested around EUR 10 million in its construction. A second plant is scheduled to start up in 2023 and is exp Read More
Waalwijk (NL), 23 February 2021 - DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces its portfolio of reworkable and repulpable barrier coating resins for the food and non-food packaging industry. Now manufacturers have an alternative to traditional, less eco-friendly LDPE coatings. Read More
Cologne, February 19, 2021 – Katja Borghaus will take over as head of LANXESS’ Human Resources group function by July 1, 2021, at the latest. The 51-year-old will join the specialty chemicals company from Aramark Holding Deutschland GmbH. There, as member of the Executive Board, she has been responsible for Human Resources, Occupational Safety, Hygiene and Quality since 2011. In 2016, she additionally assumed responsibility for human resources in the Continental Europe region. Read More
THE TEXTILE dyeing industry is experiencing a global skills gap, now reaching crisis point, as younger people fail to enter the profession, says a new survey from the Society of Dyers and Colourists. Lack of knowledge is now harming textile production, and adding to coronavirus woes, agreed a majority of over 100 respondents from 14 countries. Read More