Durethan® and Pocan®

The High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit is one of
the leading suppliers of Engineering Plastics for the automotive and electronic industries.
The name reflects the numerous advantages our product portfolio provides to you as our customers.
One example is Engineering Plastics that lower the weight of automotive parts leading to increased fuel efficiency.

We invite you to discover our high-performance Durethan® (PA6, PA66) and Pocan® (PBT, PBT blends) thermoplastic resins. Get to know with HiAnt® how we can considerably support you from component concept
until production.


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Durethan BKV130 for latch unit


New brochure

Sustainability through circular economy and climate neutrality


New brochure

Durethan TC - Thermally conductive polyamides for thermal management


Secure connections in numerous colors

Connectors made from LANXESS polyamide 6 for cable harnesses in electric vehicles


LANXESS at the Battery Show Europe 2021

High-tech thermoplastics for electromobility


LANXESS to expand high-tech plastics production in China

Durethan and Pocan - capacity expansion by 30,000 metric tons


New dye from LANXESS increases safety under the hood

New, bright RAL 2003 orange for high-voltage components in electric vehicles


LANXESS' High Performance Materials business unit to become legally independent

New structure for best possible growth opportunities in the high-performance plastics business


Sustainably produced cyclohexane

bp and LANXESS join forces on renewable raw materials for plastics production


Polyamide 6 compound made from 92% sustainable raw materials

LANXESS launches sustainable high-performance plastic


Designed for short cycle times

New unreinforced polyamide 6 compound with outstanding flame resistance


Lightweight load compartment well for luxury sedans

On-board power supply battery remains firmly secured even in case of a crash


Pretty biological

LANXESS launches full biocomposite


ISCC PLUS Certificates

International Sustainability and Carbon Certification for several locations available now

High hydrolysis resistance with plenty of extras

PBT product range Pocan XHR is proving a practical all-rounder

New Mobility

We, at LANXESS are well prepared.

Durethan XTS

Special Durethan grades with high-temperature stabilization

LANXESS press releases

High Performance Business Unit

LANXESS Webmagazine

Exciting, up-to-the-minute news on
Durethan, Pocan and Tepex
Why plastic is a sustainable material