LANXESS India participates in Paint India 2010
03/04/2010

• Showcases premium range of products from business units Inorganic Pigments and Material Protection Products

Online PR News – 04-March-2010 – – Mumbai, March 4, 2010: German specialty chemicals company LANXESS India Private Limited is participating at Paint India 2010 which is held in Mumbai from March 4-6 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre.
PAINT INDIA, established in 1993, is the premier coatings exposition for the coatings industry in the Indian sub-continent. This exhibition helps foster the interaction between manufacturers and distributors of raw materials with their end users. The event is attended by paint manufacturers from across India and the globe.

The Inorganic Pigments and Material Protection Products business units will showcase a comprehensive range of products. The range includes premium products which reconcile cost effectiveness with environmental protection.
Dr. Joerg Strassburger, Managing Director and Country Representative, LANXESS India, says, “Paint India 2010 is an important forum for us to meet many consumers and distributors and to help us maintain a good understanding of the requirements of our important Indian customers. We look forward to the exhibition and appreciate all the efforts being made to ensure that it is a success.”
INORGANIC PIGMENTS
The Inorganic Pigments business unit of LANXESS is one of the world’s largest producers of synthetic iron oxide pigments. The business unit will showcase a range of high-performance synthetic iron oxide pigments from its proven Bayferrox® product line. Premium products for the coatings industry include micronized pigment powders with high tinting strength, clean color shade, good dispersability and unmatched consistent quality. Examples include the popular Bayferrox® 303T and the heat-resistant iron oxide black for a variety of industrial coating applications. Additionally, special yellow pigments such as Bayferrox® 3910 LV and Bayferrox® 915 enable the formulation of low-viscosity pigment preparations needed in universal tinting systems.
Furthermore, heat-stable yellow pigments from the COLORTHERM® range such as COLORTHERM® 10 and brown pigments like Bayferrox® 645T are of special interest for coil coating and powder coating applications because of their outstanding performance.

Dr. Wolfgang Oehlert, Vice President of the Asia Pacific operations of the LANXESS Inorganic Pigments business unit, says, "We showcase our tailor made products for the paint and colorants industry at the Paint India 2010 exhibition to help our customers meet the highest technical requirements with products that are produced with state-of-the-art environmental technology and standards."
The Inorganic Pigment business unit also offers a broad range of iron oxide and chromium oxide pigments under the names Bayoxide® and COLORTHERM® and Chrome Oxide Green (GN, GX, and GN-M), which are manufactured specifically to meet the demanding requirements of a wide variety of end-use applications.
In our everyday life, color is gaining greater importance. For many decades now, Bayferrox® and chrome oxide pigments have been used as colorants for concrete, roof tiles, coatings, plastics and paper, as well as in special applications such as toners and water purification. LANXESS products are characterized by their high quality and environmentally friendly production processes.
With unique and sustainable processes employed by LANXESS, the business unit Inorganic Pigments continues to be a market leader in the field of colored inorganic pigments. The in-depth knowledge and expertise gained with over 80 years of manufacturing experience enable the company to offer a broad and innovative product range, together with cutting edge technical service to meet the ever-increasing demands of the market.

Detailed information on the extensive product portfolio from the Inorganic Pigments business unit can be found at http://www.bayferrox.de.

MATERIAL PROTECTION PRODUCTS
Tradition and modernity, experience and innovation—a unique combination of apparent opposites has made the Material Protection Products business unit of LANXESS one of the leading suppliers of microbiocides and preservatives. With comprehensive know-how and expertise, the business unit is able to provide customers an extensive range of registered active ingredients and products. Thanks to their full compliance with the EU 98/8/EC Biocidal Products Directive, the range will continue to be authorized in the future for a wide range of biocidal applications, while at the same time meeting global regulatory requirements

LANXESS sees itself as a partner that offers its customers a customized, flexible range of services and solutions, of the highest quality—from technological solutions, R&D and registration management, through production, to special service centers and a worldwide distribution network.

At Paint India 2010, LANXESS is presenting its latest range of products for the coatings industry, both for in-can preservation of paints during storage as well as dry film preservation after application. The product range includes time tested biocidal products and the latest environmentally friendly formulations, free of Volatile organic compounds (VOC) and Adsorbable Organic Halogen (AOX).

Detailed information on the extensive product portfolio from the Material Protection Products business unit can be found at http://www.protectedbypreventol.com.

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.58 billion in 2008 and currently 14,600 employees in 23 countries. The company is represented at 43 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals.

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