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  • Envalior presents itself at the "PIAE" congress as a hub of innovation and ideas for the latest automotive trends

    At the international VDI congress Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2024 (PIAE), June 19-20, in Mannheim, Germany, Envalior will present material and technology solutions that make cars safer, lighter and more sustainable. The new plastics company, which was created through the merger of two industry leaders – DSM Engineering Materials (DEM) and LANXESS High Performance Materials (HPM) – offers a very extensive and versatile product portfolio of high-performance thermoplastics and advanced composite solutions.

  • Ahrend partners with Envalior to deliver Remode — the sustainable office chair made with Akulon® RePurposed

    Envalior announces it has supported the Dutch based manufacturer Ahrend to deliver Remode, a sustainable office chair. The chair’s structural seat components, backrest mechanism and the star base are manufactured from Akulon® RePurposed, a versatile, high-performance polyamide, made from recycled fishing nets. The mechanical recyclate from ghost fishing nets closes Remode’s value chain designed for recycling and reduces CO2 emissions.

  • Envalior Makes its North American Debut at NPE 2024

    Envalior, a new global engineering materials company, debuted its sustainable and high-performance engineering materials portfolio for the first time at NPE 2024: The Plastics Show, May 6-10, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, USA. Envalior showcased innovative, safer, and lightweight solutions for the automotive, medical, consumer goods, and building and construction industries.

  • Envalior opens new distribution center in Evansville, Indiana

    Envalior is excited to announce the opening of a new third-party operated 225,000-sq.ft. distribution center in Evansville, Indiana, USA. Located next to Envalior’s Evansville production facility via a bridge, the new distribution center will provide Envalior with increased capacity and flexibility for its Evansville operations. It will support the growing demand for Envalior high-performance and sustainable engineering materials across various industries, including automotive, medical and consumer goods.

  • Envalior makes debut appearance at Chinaplas 2024, showcasing material innovations

    Envalior, the new engineering material powerhouse, emerged from the combination of two highly complementary industry leaders in engineering materials – DSM Engineering Materials (DEM) and LANXESS High Performance Materials (HPM), made its debut appearance at Chinaplas 2024 in Shanghai. The company revealed its latest innovations across various application fields, with a focus on the innovative trend of new mobility and sustainability.

  • Envalior and KOKI deliver a highly efficient lightweight automotive shift fork made with ForTii ® ACE

    Envalior announces that it has partnered with KOKI TECHNIK Transmission Systems GmbH, a leading Transmission Shifting Systems manufacturer, to deliver a shift fork used within an E-Powertrains Decoupling Unit. KOKI chose ForTii® ACE PPA for its shift fork application because the material offers extreme high stiffness up to 160°C, design freedom and maximum wear resistance without the need for additional bushings.

  • Low-thickness thermoplastic composite passes strict thermal runaway tests

    Envalior is offering a new composite under the Tepex brand that, even with very low test specimen thicknesses, passes the standard thermal runaway tests for electric vehicle battery housings. The high resistance of this composite to the extreme conditions of a battery cell fire can be attributed to the non-flammable long and continuous fibers that reinforce the material in a multi-layer structure.

  • Supplier of the Year 2022

    STIHL has named LANXESS Performance Materials GmbH, which is now part of Envalior, as one of its “Suppliers of the Year 2022” alongside four other companies. The family company has been honoring suppliers for outstanding performance in terms of quality, technology, innovation, service, and value for money since 1990.

  • Envalior at Battery Show Europe 2023

    Envalior will have its own booth at Battery Show Europe 2023 in Stuttgart, Europe’s biggest trade show for cutting-edge technologies and production processes for batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles.

  • Envalior at JEC World 2023

    At JEC World, which will take place in Paris from April 25 through 27, Envalior will be showcasing new material and technological developments in its portfolio of continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites under the Tepex brand.

  • Tepex from Envalior for best times in short distance running

    The Puma Fast-FWD NITROTM Elite is an ultra-lightweight shoe that offers mechanical support to propel the wearer forward. It is designed as a race-day shoe for distances of around five kilometers. The maximized energy transfer can be attributed to a new technique developed by Puma for midsoles combining a carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic plate – or PWRPLATE as it’s called – and a foam layer.

  • Envalior enters the engineering materials market as a new global leader

    Envalior, a global leader in engineering plastics, today announces its official launch as a company. With a turnover of around EUR 4 billion and a highly qualified and diverse team of around 4,000 employees worldwide, Envalior is one of the leading companies in the field of engineering plastics.