2020-05-19

LANXESS to jointly develop student training programs with CG-ITEC

Shanghai – May 19, 2020, 2020 – German specialty chemicals company LANXESS and CG-ITEC, a national high-tech industrial park in Changzhou, will cooperate on the joint development of student training programs. The partners signed a corresponding agreement on May 18 at the 2020 China-Germany Innovation Cooperation Forum in Changzhou.


Ming Cheng Chien, President of the LANXESS Asia-Pacific Region, said, "Nurturing well-qualified talents is an important part of the high-quality industry development. Since its establishment, LANXESS has launched a number of programs on collaborative education around the world. We are pleased to share our experience and jointly promote the development of talents for the upgrading and transformation of local businesses and Chinese industries.”


CG-ITEC is located at Changzhou Science & Education Town. It has been selected as one of the 12 key EU-China Urbanization Cooperation support projects in China, being the only one located in Jiangsu province. The cooperation between LANXESS and CG-ITEC aims to actively train application-oriented, technology-based and versatile talents through integration between industry and the education field.


Dr. Hu Dongqi, General Manager of LANXESS (Changzhou) Co., Ltd., said, “Changzhou has an excellent environment for investment and business, with a full-fledged upstream and downstream supply chain and supportive industrial services. All of these are impossible to achieve without talents. We look forward to the success of the joint training programs and welcome these future talents to join LANXESS."


The joint development of student training programs with CG-ITEC is an example of LANXESS commitment to education. From 2008 to 2018, LANXESS has launched more than 500 educational programs worldwide, covering more than 700,000 people. The company is actively supporting education in China by offering various programs such as scholarships, self-developed chemistry kits, the LANXESS-PASCH sponsorship, the “Clean Water for Better Life” University Students Research Competition and Open-to-Public Days.


As a company actively fulfilling its corporate social responsibility, LANXESS has received multiple appreciations and has been honored with the China Annual Excellent Company Award in 2019, the 2019 Responsible Branding Award at the 9th China Charity Festival and other various awards. 


About LANXESS
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.8 billion in 2019. The company currently has about 14,300 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

 

LANXESS China
On January 31, 2005, the company was initially listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and LANXESS Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. officially started operations. LANXESS has 15 subsidiaries, 7 R&D centers and 8 production sites with around 1,500 employees in Greater China. LANXESS works closely with its local partners to develop market-oriented solutions that meet local market needs.

 

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