We are a leading specialty chemicals company based in Cologne. With around 14,300 employees in 33 countries, we are an established company on the global market. Our primary expertise lies in producing, developing and marketing chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics, with annual sales of EUR 6.8 billion (2019).
We manage our operating business through four segments: Advanced Intermediates, Specialty Additives, Consumer Protection and Engineering Materials. These include 11 Business Units, through which we work with a broad range of applications and markets. As a specialist and efficient partner, we offer solutions to the challenges faced by our customers.
The LANXESS Asia-Pacific region covers Greater China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Headed by Ming Cheng Chien, it was launched in 2018 as a new regional setup to promote synergies between countries and business units. The new organization demonstrates the company's commitment for further growth throughout the region.
On Jan 31, 2005, the company was initially listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and LANXESS Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. officially started its operation. LANXESS have 15 subsidiaries, 7 R&D centers, 8 production sites with around 1,500 employees in Greater China.