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

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

LANXESS Financials and Metrics


Founding Date

LANXESS is a subsidiary of Bayer

LANXESS Financials

LANXESS's revenue was reported to be €7.9 b in FY, 2015 which is a 1% 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 Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of LANXESS

LANXESS Online and Social Media Presence

LANXESS News and Updates

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