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


Frederique van Baarle appointed new member of the LANXESS Board of Management

The Supervisory Board has appointed her as Labor Director.


Truck component carrier made from LANXESS polyamide receives GKV/TecPart Innovation Award

Replaces DLFT-based (Direct Long Fiber Thermoplastic) composite design


Tough performers

LANXESS composite material Tepex for underbody paneling component in Chinese SUVs


LANXESS enables smaller carbon footprint thanks to PA6 high-performance plastics

Polyamide 6 (PA6): a cost-effective and more climate-friendly alternative to polyamide 66 compounds


Large battery enclosures made from plastic series-ready

Feasibility of plastic enclosures for high-voltage batteries in electric vehicles proven


High Performance Engineering Materials joint venture

Advent International and LANXESS announce future global business structure and designated management team members


certified carbon footprint for polyamide 6, PBT and glass fibers

Industry comparison confirms significantly lower CO2 emissions during polyamide 6 and glass fiber production


Pocan E

New PBT product range from LANXESS with outstanding tracking resistance


Calum MacLean as CEO-designate

Advent International and LANXESS announce Calum MacLean as CEO-designate for the envisaged high-performance engineering materials joint venture.


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