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Rhein Chemie's 125th Anniversary (June 2014)
In 2014, as we celebrate our 125th anniversary, we can look back with pride on our impressive company history: 125 years in which our motto, “Focusing on Progress,” has always guided us to new challenges, opportunities and success through exciting developments, technologies and industries
K2013 fair in Dusseldorf. The Highlights. (October 2013)
The K is the world's largest trade fair for plastics and rubber and attracts more than 3,000 exhibitors. LANXESS presented innovative lightweight design, technological innovations, service offers and many rubber applications that were combined in the motto "Technology @ work". Highlights definitely were a real Harley-Davidson and a huge boat which contain our materials. LANXESS TV visited the booth in Duesseldorf and interviewed our experts there. The result can be seen in our latest LANXESS TV video clip.
Inauguration of the LANXESS Tower (September 3, 2013)
The specialty chemicals group inaugurated officially its new Headquarters in Cologne on September 3. Guests of honor have been the minister for economic affairs of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia Garrelt Duin, the minister of finance of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the mayor of Cologne Jürgen Roters.
First plant in Russia (July 2013)
LANXESS officially opened its first production facility in Russia. At the new plant in Lipetsk, LANXESS subsidiary Rhein Chemie will produce its globally successful Rhenogran product line for the automotive and tire industries in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
"A plant is born": Singapore Butyl Rubber Opening (June 2013)
With the new plant in Singapore, LANXESS completes its global production network for high tech butyl rubber. Around 400 guests attended the inauguration ceremony on Jurong Island. For the full story, watch the newest LANXESS TV video clip.
3,500 tons of steel (June 2013)
3,500 tons of steel ..... 350 kilometers of cables ...... and around 80 kilometers of piping – these are impressive figures characterizing one of the most important milestones in the history of LANXESS. Over a period of approximately two years, more than 2,500 construction workers working closely with LANXESS experts built the biggest and most state-of-the-art butyl rubber facility in Asia.
Young Euro Classic Orchestra in Brazil (May 2013)
LANXESS supports LANXESS Young Euro Classic concerts in Brazil: Culture is key for good relations between two countries. This is one of the main messages of the year "Germany + Brazil 2013-2014". LANXESS supported a series of concerts on that occasion. And German President Joachim Gauck attended the concert!
Seven Letters for Cologne (May 2013)
They have a length of 8.7 and a hight of 2.5 metres. Together the letters widely visible spell LANXESS on the new headquarters in Cologne and mark a milestone in the upcoming move. Some 7.500 LED lights will illuminate the letters in the future. See a video clip about the installation of the letters.
Geleen HQ opening: Our home is our castle (April 2013)
LANXESS officially opened solemnly the new headquarters of the business unit Keltan Elastomers in the Netherlands. This business unit is currently present in nine locations on four continents. Some 700 employees, including 270 here at the Chemelot Campus in Geleen, are working as an international team to promote the business unit's continued global success.
LANXESS confirms its cultural engagement in Japan
LANXESS extends its support to the Ozawa International Chamber Music Academy for another three years. The specialty chemicals company announced its continuing commitment at a press conference in Tokyo. The OICMA champions young talents with excellence and innovation and gives precious young musicians a great opportunity to learn and experience. Seiji Ozawa is one of the most famous conductors of Japan.
Five years LANXESS Central Eastern Europe s.r.o. (March 2013)
LANXESS celebrated the fifth birthday of its sales company Central eastern Europe s.r.o. in the residence of German’s ambassador. Since this time LANXESS could extend and improve the customer relations in the region and its business. Innovative technologies and high-performance products for the tire and automotive industries are key growth drivers in this respect.
2012: Best year for LANXESS so far (March 2013)
At its annual press conference, specialty chemicals company LANXESS presented strong results for the last fiscal year 2012. As well as steadily expanding its presence in the emerging markets, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, LANXESS is strategically aligned to the global megatrends. 2012 was the best year so far in LANXESS’ history of growth. At the press conference not only on business topics were centered but also on the upcoming relocation of LANXESS headquarters. The new Group headquarters will be inaugurated on September 3, 2013.
Lightweight Materials (January 2013)
We produce innovative high-performance products - clever material combinations for many application possibilities. For dynamic driving fun while saving fuel through energy efficiency. And we also offer lightweight solutions with very high quality but with the smallest weight. See more in our image video...
Sustainable growth in India’s tire and automotive industry
About 300 attendees from industry, science, associations and government participated at the second LANXESS Rubber Day. Prominent experts spoke in presentations and panels on the future of green mobility, sustainable technologies and road safty in India. The Rubber Day India took place in Mumbai, at 21. of January, followed by the India Rubber Expo, sponsored by LANXESS.