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LANXESS expands capacity for

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current production capacity is to be increased by 25 percent.

LED spotlights: saving energy

TECTON strip light system from Zumtobel provides pleasant and energy-efficient lighting with its combination of LEDs and PLEXIGLAS.

Evonik starts construction

Evonik breaks ground for stretching and polishing plant for large-format PMMA aircraft materials.


Evonik invests eight-figure

Evonik begins construction of new production plant for multi-layer films in Weiterstadt.

Evonik constructs plant for

Evonik to invest two-digit million euro amount in new stretching and polishing plant at its Weiterstadt (Germany) site.

Evonik at K 2016

From October 19 to 26, the chemical company will present extraordinary solution approaches and creative ideas developed in close collaboration with customers.

Evonik increases prices for

Effective October 1 Evonik will increase prices for Plexiglas and Deglas by 6 percent.

Evonik opens Plexiglas plant

New plant will produce several thousand metric tons of semi-finished material per year for the African market.

Plexiglas helps performing

Helicopter glazing made from Evonik's Plexiglas guarantees clear visibility and maximum safety.

Evonik establishes joint venture

On May 1 Evonik Industries established a joint venture, Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA), with the South African plastics processor Ampaglas Plastics Group for extrusion of PLEXIGLAS sheet products.

Evonik doubles production

The last quarter of 2011 has seen phase-two expansion of Evonik’s PMMA plant in Shanghai completed and put online, thereby doubling its regional manufacturing capacity for molding compounds made of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) to around 40,000 metric tons.

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