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2011-04-15

LANXESS to expand capacities for high-performance rubber in U.S.

Additional 20,000 tons per year SSBR and Nd-PBR in Orange, Texas / Completion of debottlenecking project for 15,000 tons per year Nd-PBR in Orange / New five-year supply agreement with Korea’s Hankook Tire / Meeting growing global demand for ‘green tires’

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2011-03-17

IR_LANXESS growth story to continue

2010 Sales EUR 7.1 billion, up 41% yr-on-yr / EBITDA pre exceptionals EUR 918 million, up 97% yr-on-yr / Net income EUR 379 million vs. EUR 40 million yr-earlier / Proposed dividend: EUR 0.70 per share, up 40% yr-on-yr / Outlook 2011: Sales and EBITDA pre exceptionals to increase yr-on-yr / ‘GOFOR1.4’ initiative on track

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2011-03-09

IR_LANXESS to expand global production network for high-tech plastics

LANXESS breaks ground on new compounding facility in the U.S. / Joint venture between LANXESS and DuPont to double capacity in Germany / Recent investments for high-tech plastics reach Euro 75 million

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2011-03-01

IR_LANXESS acquires Syngenta’s Material Protection business

LANXESS to become a leading biocide supplier for construction materials / Long-term strategic partnership between both companies / LANXESS strengthens focus on megatrend urbanization

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2011-02-15

IR_LANXESS steps up commitment to biobased raw materials

USD 17 million invested in Gevo’s IPO / 10-year exclusive supply agreement with Gevo / Biobased butyl rubber successfully produced in tests

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2011-02-07

LANXESS to adjust asset structure in India

Specialty chemicals group LANXESS is taking steps to adjust its asset structure in India. Production facilities in Madurai, Tamil Nadu state, will be relocated to the company’s recently-opened site in Jhagadia, Gujarat state. This will affect facilities manufacturing leather chemicals, material protection products as well as products from Rhein Chemie.

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2011-02-03

LANXESS AG: Dr. Bernhard Düttmann to become Chief Financial Officer

The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG agreed at its extraordinary meeting today to revoke the contract of Matthias Zachert (43), Member of the Board of Management and Chief Financial Officer, as of March 31, 2011. Zachert had requested the Board to do so accordingly. In his current function, he has been a Member of the Board of Management since 2004.

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2011-01-25

LANXESS: CFO Matthias Zachert to assume other responsibilities outside the company

Supervisory board will shortly address the issue of appointing a successor

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2011-01-13

IR_LANXESS on expansion course in India

Groundbreaking for high-tech plastics facilities / Initial capacity of 20,000 metric tons per year / Start-up at the beginning of 2012 60 new jobs created / Official start of LANXESS’ Year of High-Tech Plastics / Further investments in Jhagadia being considered

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2011-01-12

LANXESS makes first acquisition in Argentina

LANXESS is expanding its activities in Latin America. The specialty chemicals company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Rhein Chemie has acquired Argentina-based Darmex S.A. – a leading manufacturer of release agents and curing bladders for the tire industry.

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2010-12-14

IR_LANXESS to acquire DSM Elastomers

LANXESS to strengthen production technology for EPDM / Important step towards mid-term earnings target / Future EPDM headquarters to be located in Sittard-Geleen, NL

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2010-12-09

IR_LANXESS: Largest Leather Chemicals investment in China ever

New plant at Changzhou Yangtze Riverside Industrial Park / Capacity of up to 50,000 metric tons per year / 150 new jobs to be created

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2010-12-02

IR_LANXESS starts up new plant for ion exchange resins in India

Today, specialty chemicals group LANXESS opened Asia’s most state-of-the-art plant for ion exchange resins in India. The new plant was constructed over a period of two years in the chemical park in Jhagadia in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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2010-11-10

IR_Megatrend mobility drives strong earnings momentum in Q3

Q3 sales EUR 1.85 billion, up 35% yr-on-yr / Q3 EBITDA pre exceptionals EUR 244 million, up 71% yr-on-yr / Q3 net profit EUR 118 million vs. EUR 23 million yr-earlier / One-off payment for employees planned / Synthetic rubber and high-tech plastics profit from mega-trend mobility / Raised FY outlook: EBITDA pre exceptionals expected at roughly EUR 900 million

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2010-11-08

IR_LANXESS buys businesses from Flexsys

Acquisitions strengthen rubber chemicals portfolio

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2010-10-28

IR News: LANXESS invests EUR 9 million to expand EVM production

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is to expand annual production capacity at its Dormagen site for its ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVM) line sold under the product brands Levapren and Levamelt by 30 percent to 15,000 metric tons. The new capacities are due to be available from the second half of 2012.

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