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Ten years of Saltigo – a strong company with strong roots

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2016-03-21 | Press Releases , Company News , Trade & Technical Press , Advanced Intermediates , Saltigo

Ten years of Saltigo – a strong company with strong roots

Saltigo GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals company LANXESS, celebrates its 10th anniversary on April 1.

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Background information

   
Background information_Saltigo Business Unit.pdf

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Background information_Milestones_Saltigo.pdf

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Download Biography Schmitz

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Download Biography Derr

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On April 1, 2016, Saltigo GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals group LANXESS, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. At the same day, Torsten Derr (left), currently Head of the Board of Management’s Commercial & Supply Chain Excellence initiative, will take over as Chief Executive Officer of Saltigo. Wolfgang Schmitz is retiring after a 41-year career in the chemical industry. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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One of the pipe junction systems at ZeTO (Central Organics Pilot Plant) supplies the Leverkusen production plant of Saltigo GmbH with liquid feedstocks and enables all vessels to be interconnected with each other quickly and flexibly. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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One of the “workhorses” of Saltigo at ZeTO II – the fully automated 12,500 liter reactor is used to produce large-volume agrochemicals. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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Saltigo specializes in complex chemical and technical processes. These include phosgenations, high- pressure hydrogenations, organometallic reactions at low temperatures, synthesis of chiral compounds and handling of reagents with high energy content or strongly exothermic reactions. A comprehensive reaction and technology portfolio is available for developing, piloting and producing active ingredients and refined intermediates. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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Filling of solid intermediates and active ingredients in big bags at Saltigo in Leverkusen under clean-room conditions. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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The headquarters of Saltigo GmbH at the CHEMPARK Leverkusen site. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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Wolfgang Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer of LANXESS subsidiary Saltigo GmbH, will be retiring on April 1, 2016 after a 41-year career in the chemical industry. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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Dr. Torsten Derr, head of the LANXESS Board of Management’s Commercial & Supply Chain Excellence initiative, will take over as Chief Executive Officer of Saltigo GmbH on April 1, 2016. Photo: Saltigo GmbH

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