“We are delighted to join WBCSD and the other member companies who are part of this vital commitment to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. Sustainability is an important pillar of our business strategy and our customers rely on us to deliver innovative solutions that address their sustainability needs. We are particularly interested in WBCSD’s innovative work in relation to sustainable cities, climate and energy and the circular economy and look forward to contributing with our knowledge and innovation expertise”, said Christian Kohlpaintner, Member of Clariant’s Executive Committee.
WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker said: “WBCSD is pleased to welcome Clariant as our newest member. We are dedicated to working towards a transformation of the key systems across society, and this can only be achieved in collaboration with companies across the full value chain. Clariant is active in multiple value chains and we are excited to see how we can jointly help to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.”
LANXESS enters battery chemistry business electrolyte production for lithium-ion batteries in Leverkusen Germany
Leuna, April 13, 2021 - DOMO Chemicals has developed a new product family PA66 based black plastics suitable for laser welding, a technology that is increasingly used in joining together thermoplastic parts. DOMO’s new laser transparent Technyl® STAR AF 219 V30 black LT is now available on the market. Read More
Cologne/Leverkusen, April 5, 2021 – LANXESS enters the field of battery chemistry by cooperating with Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology Co. (Tinci), a leading global manufacturer of lithium-ion battery materials. Starting already next year, LANXESS will produce electrolyte formulations for lithium-ion batteries under the authorization of the Chinese company. Read More
Cologne, April 2, 2021 – In the manufacture of transmission oil pans, polyamides offer numerous advantages over sheet steel or die-cast aluminum in terms of lightweight construction, cost-cutting functional integration and design flexibility. Polyamide 66 in particular has therefore found widespread use in series production of these large injection-molded parts in recent years. However, polyamide 6 is also very well suited to the purpose, as is evident from an increasing number of applications. Read More
Cologne, March 30, 2021 – A smartphone that sets new standards for lightness, slim design and sustainability is making its debut on the market this March: the Carbon 1 MK II from Berlin-based start-up Carbon Mobile. “Designed and engineered in Germany, the Carbon 1 MK II reignites miniaturization and drives sustainability in connected devices by replacing plastics and aluminum with advanced composite materials for the first time”, says Firas Khalifeh, CEO of Carbon Mobile. The base material for Read More