Sustainability driven by Lipolan™ TERRA

The global demand for latex foam is driving the need for higher productivity in manufacturing processes, whilst reducing their environmental footprint. Lipolan™ TERRA is Synthomer’s promise towards sustainability, leading the transformation of the latex foam manufacturing industry by innovating on our HS-SBR products to reduce the overall environmental impact in the supply chain.

Lipolan™ TERRA 2022F is the first product under the new sustainable range, with many more products to come.

Lipolan™ TERRA 2022F enables a more sustainable latex foam manufacturing by delivering on higher productivity, material efficiency and reduced carbon footprint.

Lipolan™ Terra Webcast
6:27 Min


Norbert Effertz is the Global Head of Technical Service for Synthomer’s Foam, Elastomeric & Rubber Additives business and is based in Germany. He holds an engineering degree from RWTH Aachen University, where he also started his professional scientific career working in latex related industry. Norbert joined PolymerLatex in 2003, which was later acquired by Synthomer in 2011, focusing on technical service and product management.

Contact details

Phone: +49 2365 49 19687
Mobile: +49 171 8146761

Synthomer's high solid latices:

Synthomer produces a range of grades achieving the exact high point-elasticity and flexibility required for the desired durability and hardness, as well as low compression sets and sagging. Synthomer’s broad portfolio of Lipolan F high-solids styrene-butadiene rubber (HSSBR) latices will help you produce latex foams for superior bedding and footwear products. There is a dedicated production plant for HS-SBR in Marl, Germany.

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Synthomer is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Acrylic and Vinyl emulsions polymers, speciality polymers and Styrene-Butadiene and Acrylonitrile-Butadiene latex. We are the market leaders in many market segments including coatings, construction, technical textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves. Synthomer are headquartered and stock listed in the UK and we have more than 35 operational sites in 24 countries of the world with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Company generates revenue in excess of £2.1 Billion and employs 4750 people worldwide.