LANXESS at a glance

LANXESS – at the heart of the chemical industry

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 9.7 billion in 2017 and about 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 74 production sites worldwide.

The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

Among our businesses, we are:

  • A global manufacturer and marketer of high-performance additive components, building blocks for synthetic lubricant base-stocks (Industrial Performance Products).
  • A world leader in high-performing calcium sulfonate specialty greases and phosphate and polyol ester-based fluids (Industrial Performance Products).
  • A global leader in the development and manufacture of hot cast elastomers (Industrial Performance Products).
  • One of the three largest developers and manufacturers of bromine and bromine-based products.