Durethan® and Pocan®

The High Performance Materials (HPM) business unit is one of
the leading suppliers of high-tech 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
high-tech plastics that lower the weight of automotive parts leading to increased fuel efficiency.

We invite you to discover our high-performance Durethan® (PA 6, PA 66) 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"


Durethan BKV30H2.0EF - frontend produced by hybrid technology with nylon composite sheet

May 12 to 14, 2020 | JEC World | Paris

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

July 28 + 29, 2020 | Congress Center Rosengarten

International Conference and Exhibition
Plastics in Automotive Engineering
Visit us in Mannheim at stand 6:
"Engineering plastics for New Mobility"

Lecture i.a. with Klaus Küsters
"Next generation of fuel tanks for motorcycles"

September 27 to October 02 | Frankfurt

Visit LANXESS at „Light + Building“
Hall 8.1 | Booth J 58

15 - 17 October 2020 | The Battery Show | Stuttgart

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


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