Cologne, Germany – Lanxess has restructured following the acquisition of Chemtura, affecting the rubber additives business and colorant additives business units.
The two business lines now both belong to the Rhein Chemie business unit.
The goal is to adopt a more targeted approach with a stronger customer focus, according to a company statement. The unit will cover specialty business with active ingredient compounds, specialty chemicals and processing aids for the rubber, plastics and colorants industries.
“The two business lines have similar requirements and the realignment caters to our…