LANXESS launches finishing agents for high-quality leather

The Leather business unit at specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its portfolio for the leather industry with the addition of HYDRHOLAC CL-20 Emulsion and OPTI-MATT AD-20 Duller. The two new binders for finishing high-quality automotive leather were...

KUSAM-MECO launches 3 new innovative products

KUSAM-MECO, an ISO 9001:2008 Company based in Mumbai, India, has introduced three new products — AC/DC TRMS Digital Clampmeter, professional grade Solar Power Meter and Clampmeter. The new AC/DC TRMS Digital Clampmeter Model KM 2777 has features, functions and...

LANXESS to invest EUR 100 million in capacity expansion

The Advanced Industrial Intermediates, the business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, plans to invest some EUR 100 million in expanding production facilities for chemical intermediates. Around EUR 40 million each will be invested in the Leverkusen and...

Zeon, Sumitomo S-SBR joint venture starts operations

ZS Elastomers Co. Ltd. (ZSE), a solution styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR) joint venture between Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., has commenced operations. Having already obtained regulatory approvals or clearance on the business consolidation both in Japan...

LANXESS develops solutions for clean water

LANXES has come out with various products that filter hazardous substances from water. The products include Ion exchange resins from Leverkusen, reverse osmosis membrane elements from Bitterfeld and iron oxide adsorbers form Krefeld. Among other applications, ion...

BASF opens Innovation Campus in Mumbai

BASF has inaugurated its new Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Mumbai,India. The Base Group will invest Euro 50 million in the project which marks the Group’s largest research and development investment in South Asia. All global research operations at BASF...