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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"Modern Plastics Are Not the Problem"


Pocan TS3220 for bumper

July 28 + 29, 2020 | Congress Center Rosengarten

International Conference and Exhibition
Plastics in Automotive Engineering
Digital event:
"Engineering plastics for New Mobility"

"Next generation of fuel tanks for motorcycles"

September 16 to 18, 2020 | Berlin Tempelhof

Visit the GREENTECH EXHIBITON and GREEN LEADERS CONFERENCE. See Dr. Michael Zobel reporting about:
Engineering plastics
empowering sustainable mobility solutions


October 13 to 17, 2020 | 27th Fakuma | Friedrichshafen

Thank you for visiting LANXESS at
International trade fair for plastics processing
Hall B4 | Stand 4209

15 - 17 October 2020 | The Battery Show | Stuttgart

Visit LANXESS (stand 1-1141) at Europe's largest and fastest-growing trade fair for advanced battery and H/EV-technology

02. & 03.12.2020 | NH Hotel Koningshof Veldhoven
Kunststoffen 2020 - Plastics Trade Fair

Stand No. 219

POSTPONED March 9 to 11, 2021 | JEC World | Paris

Visit LANXESS and enter into
customer dialog with us
Hall 5, Booth N 33

POSTPONED March 13 to 18, 2022 | Frankfurt

Visit LANXESS at „Light + Building“


LANXESS increasingly making use of the circular economy for plastics

New Durethan ECO polyamide product range featuring fibers from waste glass


High-tech thermoplastics for the vehicles of the future

LANXESS at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering”, July 28 and 29


Chase Plastics as Distributor of HPM

LANXESS Corporation signs Chase Plastics as distributor of High Performance Materials (HPM) products in the
United States and Canada, effective May 11, 2020.


First all-plastic brake pedal for battery-electric sports car

Around 50 percent lighter than comparable steel design


Polyamide 6 is a cost-effective monolayer solution for fuel tanks

Double-shell, welded motorcycle tank


New head of the High Performance Materials business unit as of June 1, 2020

Frederique van Baarle to head LANXESS’
High Performance Materials business unit.


Vinmar Polymers America as Distributor of HPM

LANXESS Corporation has contracted Vinmar Polymers America to distribute its High Performance Materials (HPM) products in the United States, Mexico and Canada, effective January 1, 2020.


LANXESS Enters SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Hall of Fame

First Plastic-Metal Hybrid Front End Structure Featuring LANXESS Durethan® Engineering Plastic Named 2019 "Hall of Fame" Winner

LANXESS inaugurates high-tech plastics plant in China

High-performance plastics for the automotive sector and the electrical and electronics industry
Production plant designed to be intelligent
Highest standards in environmental protection

New Technical Information

Durethan and Pocan - Electrochemical Corrosion
Mechanisms and influences on
electrochemical behavior of plastics

Alternatives to PA 66

We call it Smart Engineering Plastics Solutions

New Mobility

We, at LANXESS are well prepared.

Durethan XTS

Special Durethan grades with high-temperature stabilization

LANXESS Webmagazine

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