Made-to-measure materials for maximum technical performance

More powerful components with reduced system costs – our thermoplastic high-performance compounds make this possible. At the same time, the material properties are precisely matched to the applications and the processing technique. Our products, marketed under the brand names LUVOCOM®, LUVOSINT® and LUVOCOM® 3F stand for quality and reliability all over the world. Through its Customized Polymer Materials business unit, Lehmann&Voss&Co. has been a partner of industry since 1984 with regard to material selection, development and manufacture as well as consultancy and support for applications technology, from engineering design through to production. 

Our service portfolio

  • Made-to-measure materials with application-specific modifications for sophisticated uses
  • Selection of polymer, reinforcement and additives according to the demands of the application
  • Short material development time and implementation in series production
  • A market leader for
    • Thermoplastics with carbon-fibre reinforcement
    • Compounds based on PAEK (polyaryletherketone) – e.g. more than 400 different PEEK compounds
    • Thermoplastics with tribological modification
    • 3D printing materials for individualized mass production
  • Extensive experience with more than 3,000 high-performance compounds already developed
  • Recognized development partner of OEMs, system suppliers and processing firms

Global presence

We are represented around the world. To help us react better to individual client and market requirements as well as to shorten supply routes and processing times, we produce on three continents. Apart from at our main plant in Hamburg, Germany, we also produce in the USA and China. Our local market development staff provide on-site support.


1983Acquisition of a production licence from Wilson Fiberfil (now DSM), Evansville. Registration of the LUVOCOM® trademark
19851105/CF/10/GR/10/TF/10 – one of the first tribological compounds worldwide based on PEEK
2000Acquisition of DSM’s special compounds business in Europe
2001Development of PTFE-free tribological nanocompounds with high wear resistance
2004Acquisition of DSM’s special compounds business in the USA
2005Development of LUVOCOM XCF technology for high-strength and extremely impact-resistant carbon fibre compounds. 
2008Development of a new generation of detectable compounds for food technology
2012Market launch of LUVOSINT® and LUVOCOM® P. Powders for 3D laser sintering and electrostatic coating
2013Foundation of LEHVOSS North America, LLC
2014Acquisition of Performance Compounding  in the USA Production of LUVOCOM and contract compounding
2014Foundation of LEHVOSS (Shanghai) Chemical Trading Co.Ltd.
2015Foundation of LEHVOSS Korea.
More than 2,500 formulations
2016Foundation of LEHVOSS New Material (Kunshan) Ltd. and start of LUVOCOM production in China
2017Market launch of LUVOCOM® 3F. Material for extrusion based 3D printing technologies, e.g. FFF


21.02 – 23.02.2019

TCT Asia, Shanghai, China

12.03 – 14.03.2019

JEC, Paris, France

14.03 – 15.03.2019

Additive Manufacturing Forum, Berlin, Germany

03.04 – 04.04.2019

PIAE Automotive Congress, Mannheim, Germany

06.05 – 09.05.2019

OTC, Houston, USA

21.05 – 24.05.2019

Chinaplas, Shanghai, China

22.05 – 23.05.2019

IVS, Bergamo, Italy

16.10 – 23.10.2019

K 2019, Duesseldorf, Germany

125th Anniversary

As the only 22-year-old Helmuth Voss founded Lehmann&Voss&Co. on August 8, 1894 in Hamburg, he put his entire savings of 750 marks in the company. ..more