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Waxes & Polymers

Waxes and EVA-copolymers – The Hidden Heroes

Specialty waxes are central to the production of an array of everyday products, including printed products, window frames, cables, lacquers and toners.


Dedicated Special Applications:
Halogen Free Flame Retardants (HFFR) – VISCOSPEED 
Bitumen / Asphalt Additives – VISCOBIT 

VISCOWAX® – The First Choice for High Quality Waxes

Specialty waxes play a central role in the production of various everyday items, such as printed products, window frames, cables, lacquers, and toners.

At our state-of-the-art high-pressure polymerization and wax oxidation plants in Leuna, Germany, we manufacture high-quality polyethylene (PE) waxes and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) waxes for a range of end products. Our VISCOWAX® products serve as processing aids, enhancing product properties, or facilitating the utilization of specific processes.


  • PE
  • Oxidized PE
  • EVA
  • Oxidized EVA

Key Applications:

  • Plastics: lubricants for PVC, masterbatches
  • Coatings: printing inks, paints, lacquers, varnishes, paper coating, corrosion protection
  • Compounds: candles, hotmelts, insulating & cable compounds
  • Emulsions: textile & leather processing, fruit coating
  • Polishes: floor polish, shoe polish, car polish
  • Release agents: plastics industry, aluminium die cast

For further information, direct contact to us as well as technical data sheets please visit our dedicated wax homepage under

FLEXAREN® – EVA-plastics offer flexibility and compatibility with other plastics.

Our FLEXAREN® EVA-plastics are produced by high pressure polymerization. Our portfolio offers various grades with different vinyl acetate contents and melt flow indices tailored for many requirements. We also provide special grades for niche markets.