News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

August 26, 2008

Rubber Chemicals Market Update 2008

Filed under: Rubber Chemicals — Notch @ 6:30 am

Notch Consulting has released a new report entitled Rubber Chemicals Market Update 2008 that provides an overview of current conditions in the global rubber chemicals market. This 22 slide Powerpoint deck is a companion report to the Rubber Chemicals World Data Book 2007, and is provided to subscribers of that report at no charge. The update addresses current extreme tightness in the rubber chemicals market, including contributing causes, the effect on pricing for key products (6PPD, TMQ, sulfenamides, and thiazoles), and the short term outlook. For more information or to order the Rubber Chemicals World Data Book 2007, including this update, contact Notch Consulting at

Lanxess to Move HQ from Leverkusen to Cologne

Filed under: General, Rubber Chemicals — Notch @ 12:26 am

Lanxess plans to move its headquarters from the Leverkusen Chempark operated by its former parent Bayer AG to a new site most likely located in Cologne, Germany. The new location will house about 500 of its top management by 2011. Lanxess will retain a sizable presence in Leverkusen, which will remain the company’s largest production site.

Here is the press release.

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