The bromine manufacturing sites at LANXESS Solutions U.S. are located in rural south Arkansas and sit atop of a bromine-rich brine reserve, the second largest known brine reserve in the world.
With access to large concentrated bromine reserves and ongoing investment in our bromine production facilities and ISO tank fleet, we are one of the leading global suppliers of bromine derivatives. Bromine and bromine based intermediates serve as building blocks for producing highly complex molecules that meet specific performance, environmental, and quality requirements.
Bromine and its intermediates are utilized in many applications including foam insulation for building and construction, fine chemical/pharmaceuticals, agriculture, power generation, transportation, water treatment, oil field services, and more.
LANXESS is amongst the global leaders in flame retardant products and solutions for use in applications such as furniture foam, electronic components, electrical enclosures, building products and more. Brominated flame retardants provide optimal processing while maintaining outstanding physical properties in a cost effective manner.
LANXESS bromine flame retardants products include the brands Firemaster® and Emerald Innovation®. Emerald Innovation® 3000 was introduced as an environmentally friendly alternative to Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) flame retardant for polystyrene foams.