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 BKV315Z - thermoformed engine bonnet


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.


LANXESS at Light + Building

LANXESS will present new tailor-made plastic compounds for home and building automation as well as for lighting, electrical and security technology


Safely filling up with electricity at home

Wallbox charging cable connector made of halogen-free flame-retardant polyamide 6


Planned joint venture for high-performance engineering polymers

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors with a well established track record in chemicals investings, are establishing a joint venture for high-performance engineering polymers.


Giving heat the cold shoulder

Cooling element made from PA6 for the charge controller of an electric sports car


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