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LANXESS in Greater China

On Jan 31, 2005, the company was initially listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and LANXESS Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. officially started its operation. With the acquisition of U.S. company Chemtura effective April 21, 2017, LANXESS has 17 subsidiaries including 3 joint ventures, as well as 9 R&D centers, 9 production sites with around 1,900 employees in Greater China. On August 1, 2016, LANXESS’s joint venture ARLANXEO China commenced operations officially. Headquartered in Changzhou, the company has production facilities in Changzhou and Nantong, as well as a sales office in Shanghai.

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 FTSE4Good.