LANXESS overview

We are a leading specialty chemicals company based in Cologne. With around 13,100 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 8.1 billion (2022).
We manage our operating business through three segments: Advanced Intermediates, Specialty Additives and Consumer Protection. These include 10 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.

LANXESS 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. LANXESS have 13 subsidiaries, 5 R&D centers, 5 production sites with around 800 employees in Greater China.