LEVERKUSEN, Germany – The Inorganic Pigments business unit of LANXESS was recently honored once again in Brazil as the best supplier of iron oxide color pigments by the trade journal Paint & Pintura.

LANXESS also won first prize in the category “Best Advertising 2010.” Garnering first-time honors for the company was the advertising campaign “Sustainability – a matter of principle” by LANXESS Inorganic Pigments. In this series of ads, the business unit showcases the 12 principles used in implementing a production process for iron oxide color pigments that protects the environment, conserves raw materials and resources, and is both safe and energy efficient.