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2017-11-23

LANXESS expands global production network for high-tech plastics

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is strengthening its presence in the growth market China: The Cologne-based company is building a new plant for high-performance plastics in Changzhou for around EUR 20 million.

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2017-11-16

LANXESS reduces greenhouse gas emissions

LANXESS has spared the environment 13,800,000 metric tons of gas emissions over the last decade, which is equivalent to the level of CO2 emitted by all cars registered in Cologne and Bonn (approximately 600,000) within the same period.

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2017-11-15

LANXESS: Holger Hüppeler to lead the Inorganic Pigments business unit

Holger Hüppeler (50) will take over the management of the Inorganic Pigments (IPG) business unit at the specialty chemicals company LANXESS from December 1, 2017.

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2017-11-15

LANXESS on course for record year after excellent third quarter

Following an excellent third quarter of 2017, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is still on course for the highest earnings in its history.

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2017-11-15

LANXESS to acquire Solvay's US phosphorus additives business

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its Additives segment and plans to acquire the phosphorus chemicals business with a US production site from Belgian chemical group Solvay.

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2017-10-24

LANXESS once again in leading position of climate protection scoring

At the United Nations World Development Information Day the international climate protection initiative CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) honored specialty chemicals company LANXESS.

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2017-10-03

LANXESS to consolidate global production of lubricant precursors

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS intends to cease production at its Ankerweg site in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where it produces base oils for industrial lubricants. Operations shall be terminated latest in November 2018.

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2017-10-02

LANXESS: Price increase for urethane products

With immediate effect the Urethane Systems business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS increases prices for its products.

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2017-09-07

LANXESS listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Europe and World

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is listed again in two Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. LANXESS will again be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Europe (DJSI).

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2017-09-05

LANXESS accelerates profitable growth

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS intends to accelerate measures for profitable growth. The company plans to further improve its stability and profitability over the next years and has set new medium-term financial targets accordingly.

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2017-08-10

LANXESS continues to expect record earnings for 2017 following strong second quarter

Following a good second quarter 2017, specialty chemicals company LANXESS continues to expect the highest earnings in the company’s history for the current financial year.

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2017-06-21

LANXESS to streamline the chrome value chain of its leather business

Argentinean chrome chemicals production to be discontinued / Chrome value chain to be centralized in South Africa / Stronger focus on innovative, service-intensive specialties for leather production

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2017-05-26

LANXESS increases dividend after successful fiscal year

At this year’s Annual Stockholders’ Meeting, specialty chemicals company LANXESS was able to look back at a year of strong figures and groundbreaking changes.

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2017-05-11

LANXESS appoints Stephen C. Forsyth for the Chemtura integration as further member of the Board of Management

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its Board of Management: effective June 1, 2017, Stephen C. Forsyth (61), a British citizen, will serve as Chief Integration Officer responsible for integrating the Chemtura businesses into the Cologne-based company.

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2017-05-11

LANXESS expects best results in company history in 2017

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS projects the highest full year results in company history, following a very strong first quarter of 2017 and the successful closing of the acquisition of U.S. based company Chemtura.

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2017-05-05

Jens-Christian Blad appointed new head of Corporate Development at LANXESS

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has appointed a new head of Corporate Development. Dr. Jens-Christian Blad (39) will assume responsibility for the group function by September 1, 2017, at the latest.

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2017-04-25

LANXESS invests in its production site in Lillo/Antwerp

LANXESS announced plans to further strengthen its integrated production complex for polyamide and precursors for plastics in Antwerp.

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2017-04-21

LANXESS successfully completes acquisition of Chemtura

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed the acquisition of U.S. company Chemtura, one of the world’s leading suppliers of flame retardant and lubricant additives, earlier than originally expected effective April 21, 2017.

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2017-03-16

LANXESS invests EUR 100 million, primarily in its German sites

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS continues to target growth. During the next three years, its business unit Advanced Industrial Intermediates will be investing some EUR 100 million in expanding production facilities for chemical intermediates.

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2017-03-15

A very successful 2016 and a strong start to 2017

In fiscal 2016, specialty chemicals company LANXESS successfully advanced its transformation, underscoring this with strong performance data. EBITDA pre exceptionals increased by 12.4 percent to EUR 995 million, compared with EUR 885 million a year earlier.

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