'Thermoplastics' by LANXESS: Material to drive future mobility
LANXESS has established itself as leading specialty Chemicals Company, globally present in 25 countries with over 74 production sites worldwide. The company is identified as a prominent manufacturer for the marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. With a constant focus on development geared toward market requirements, the company manufactures products with high quality standards and strives to exceed industry benchmarks with every new innovation.

With an endeavor to achieve sustainability, LANXESS has purposefully worked towards developing products to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Like for example, LANXESS has created 'Thermoplastics' which are used in the automotive sector to reduce the weight of a car, making it much more fuel -efficient which consequently reduces vehicle emission. While making a valuable contribution towards protection of the environment, utilization of Thermoplastics in the automobile, also ensures greater flexibility in usage and wider design possibilities. Encouraged by the benefits, companies in the automotive industry as well as in the electronics and construction industry have been progressively utilizing these innovative materials in recent years .

Considering the future trends and needs in the automotive sector, the company has developed materials and technologies for lightweight structures as well as heat-dissipating, flame-retardant polyamides and polyesters for thermally stressed electrical and electronic components. Global megatrends like autonomous driving, electrification of vehicular power trains and new logistic concepts are also considered as important growth drivers for the company's polyamides, polyesters and ther moplastic composites.

Numerous automakers and providers are looking for extra lightweight materials that can be utilized as adaptable substitutes for metal components , without compromising on the overall performance. One long-established solution in this area is the patented hybrid technology from LANXESS. This technology efficiently combines plastic and metal. It facilitates weight reduction up to 20 percent.