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Solutions and expertise for the entire rubber industry

LANXESS at the 2015 International Elastomer Conference

Pittsburgh, PA – October 7, 2015 – Global synthetic rubber producer LANXESS is exhibiting at the International Elastomer Conference in Cleveland from October 12-15, 2015.  Together in booth #1024, the business units High Performance Elastomers (HPE), Tire & Specialty Rubbers (TSR), and Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD), represent LANXESS’ full spectrum of solutions and expertise for the rubber processing and tire industries, which includes a broad range of high quality polymers and additives. 


LANXESS will also play a key part in the technical conferences taking place during the expo, with in-depth papers exploring a variety of topics, scheduled as follows:


·       Butyl Rubber for Pharmaceutical Packaging
Dana Adkinson, Tire & Specialty Rubbers
Monday, October 12, 2:00 p.m.


·       Matching the Proper Process Promoter to the Performance and Processing Requirements for Modern Tire Applications
Steven Monthey, Rhein Chemie Additives
Tuesday, October 13, 1:00 p.m.


·       Green EPDM Compounds
Neils van der Aar, High Performance Elastomers
Tuesday, October 13, 2:00 p.m.


·       Global Tire Survey 2014: Regional Trends for Innerliner and Tread Technologies
Steven Teertstra, Tire & Specialty Rubbers
Thursday, October 15, 8:00 a.m.


·       Formulating Ultra High Molecular Weight EPDM to Match Fatigue and Dynamic Performance of Natural Rubber While Maintaining Superior Heat and Environmental Resistance
Pete Spanos, High Performance Elastomers
Thursday, October 15, 2:45 p.m.


Synthetic rubber products produced by the Tire & Specialty Rubbers and High Performance Elastomers business units are used mainly in the production of tires and  technical applications such as hoses, belts and seals.  LANXESS’ rubber portfolio includes regular and halobutyl rubber, polybutadiene rubber (including for HIPS), styrene butadiene rubber, EPDM, CR, EVM, HNBR and NBR.


Rhein Chemie Additives provides a variety of solutions for rubber processing, including polymer-bound chemicals and additives; processing promoters; specialty and standard chemicals; zinc oxide products; anti-sun check waxes; anti-ozonants; specialty rubbers and functional additives; release agents; tire marking inks and tire curing bladders.



LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 8.0 billion in 2014 and about 16,300 employees in 29 countries. The company is currently represented at 52 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. LANXESS is a member of the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World) and FTSE4Good.


Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by LANXESS AG management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.



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