Lanxess AG (Lanxess) is a specialty chemical manufacturing company. It develops, manufactures, and markets chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. The company’s products find applications in agrochemicals, automotive, construction, aromas and flavors, pharmaceuticals, tire chemicals, electrical, electronics, leather processing and water treatment among others. It carries out R&D in alliance with institutes and universities. Some of its major brands include Rhenogran, Aktiplast, Aflux, Vulcuren, Perkalink and Rhenoshape among others. The company operates through a network of manufacturing facilities across the world. It has presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and North America. Lanxess is headquartered in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Headquarters Germany

Address Kennedyplatz 1, Koeln, 50569

Telephone 49 221 88850

No of Employees 14,876

Industry Chemicals

Ticker Symbol & Exchange LXS (ETR)

Revenue (2021) $8.9B 23.8% (2021 vs 2020)

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Net Income (2021) XXX -69.8% (2021 vs 2020)

Market Cap* $3.4B

Net Profit Margin (2021) XXX -75.7% (2021 vs 2020)

   

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Products and Services

Products Brands
Advanced industrial intermediates : Mesamoll
Aromatic compounds Rhenogran
Amines Aktiplast
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History

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Year Event Description
2022 Contracts/Agreements In October, the company selected Emerson as a Global Alliance Partner for automation technology.
2022 Contracts/Agreements In August, the company agreed to sell its esters manufacturing facility in Greensboro, North Carolina to Hallstar.
2022 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers In June, the company along with Advent International Corp acquired DSM Engineering Materials business from Royal DSM.
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Key Parameters Lanxess AG BASF SE Wacker Chemie AG Altana AG Venator Materials PLC
Headquarters Germany Germany Germany Germany United Kingdom
City Koeln Ludwigshafen Am Rhein Muenchen Wesel Stockton-On-Tees
State/Province - - - Nordrhein-Westfalen -
No. of Employees 14,876 111,768 15,476 6,529 3,500
Entity Type Public Public Public Private Public
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Executives
Name Position Board Since Age
Matthias Zachert Chief Executive Officer Senior Management 2014 55
Michael Pontzen Chief Financial Officer Senior Management 2015 53
Matthias L. Wolfgruber Chairman Non Executive Board 2018 69
Stephanie Cobmann Director; Head-Labor Relations Executive Board 2020 49
Anno Borkowsky Member Senior Management 2019 63
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