ERJ staff report (BC)
Leverkusen, Germany – With effect from 1 January, Lanxess’s Technical Rubber Products business unit (TRP) was divided into two separate units.
Keltan Elastomers, whose core product is ethylene-propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) is now trading independently. The rest of the TRP product portfolio (NBR, HNBR, EVM and CR) comes under a new High Performance Elastomers (HPE) business unit.
TRP expanded its EPDM business by acquiring Keltan from DSM in May 2011. Former TRP head Guenther Weymans said â€œThe successful strategic development of EPDM to make us…