LANXESS is Energizing Chemistry …

… to make possible energy-efficient “Green Tires” … lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles … cleaner water … more productive agriculture … and countless products and technologies that make our lives better.

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.9 billion in 2015 and about 16,600 employees in 29 countries. The company is currently represented at 52 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, 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.

Parent Company
Köln, DE
LANXESS was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Köln, DE
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Key People/Management at LANXESS

Michael Pontzen

Michael Pontzen

Chief Financial Officer
Matthias Zachert

Matthias Zachert

Chairman of the Board of Management
Rainier Van Roessel

Rainier Van Roessel

Board of Management

LANXESS Office Locations

LANXESS has offices in Köln, Berlin and Mannheim
Köln, DE (HQ)
Kennedypl., 50679 Köln
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LANXESS Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

LANXESS is a subsidiary of Bayer

LANXESS Financials

LANXESS's revenue was reported to be €7.90 b in FY, 2015 which is a 1.3% decrease from the previous period.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


8 b7.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.4 b6.2 b

Gross profit

1.6 b1.7 b
eurY, 2014Y, 2015


1 b366 m

Total Assets

7.3 b7.2 b

Total Debt

1.9 b1.7 b

Total Liabilities

5.1 b4.9 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

797 m692 m
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LANXESS News and Updates

Cresol Market worth over USD 780 million, says analyst

HTF Market Report released a new research document of 112 pages on industry titled as 'Global Cresol Market 2018-2022' with detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast and strategies. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Anhydrite Market Comprehensive Research Study, Opportunity Analysis, Future Estimations, Industry Set for Rapid Growth and Trends by Forecast 2023

Global Anhydrite Market Information by application (soil treatment, construction, fertilizers, industrial, drying agents and others) and by regions - Forecast to 2022 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Nitrile Rubber (NBR) 2018 Global Market Key Players – LANXESS, Zeon, CNPC, Nantex – Analysis and Forecast to 2022 Presents “Global Nitrile Rubber (NBR) Market Report 2018” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Market by Analysis of Major Industry Segments 2024

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Market is estimated to reach US$4.20 bn by 2024 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Colorants Market 2018 | Growth Analysis, Share, Demand by Regions, Types and Analysis of Key Players- Research Forecasts to 2023

Global Colorants Market Information- by Composition (Organic, Inorganic), by Source (Natural, Synthetic), by Types (Dyes, Pigments, Coatings, Masterbatches, Inks, Paint, and Others), by End User Industry (Textiles, Packaging, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Building & Construction, Foods & Be…

Plastic Compounding Market | Estimated to witness significant growth due to their demand in Automotive and Construction

Global Plastic Compounding Market Information- by Product Type (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS), Polyethylene, Polyvinyl Chloride, Polystyrene, Polyamide, Polycarbonate, Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Polybutylene Terephthalate (PEB), Thermoplastic Olefins (TO), Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (…
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