LANXESS is a leader in specialty chemicals and operates in all important global markets. In 2011, the company, which is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, achieved sales of EUR 8.8 billion. 
Many forces combine at LANXESS's 48 sites worldwide to produce the optimal result. This applies both to the products and processes themselves and to the 16,700 or so staff in 30 countries that are responsible for the company’s day-to-day business. The core business of LANXESS is plastics, rubber, intermediates and special chemicals R & D, manufacturing and marketing. LANXESS has been a reliable partner to China since the company was initially listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in 2005.
Developing in China has become one of the pillars of LANXESS’ long-term growth strategy. LANXESS currently operates 9 wholly owned subsidiaries and 1 joint ventures in Greater China region, including production facilities, sales offices and R&D centers, for example in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, Wuxi, Qingdao, Liyang and Changzhou. In 2011, the company achieved sales of more than EUR 992 million in this dynamic region. In 2012, LANXESS has announced that it targets to have sales of 1bn EUR in Greater China. This means China has become one of the largest markets worldwide for LANXESS.
LANXESS’ core business comprises the development, manufacture and sale of plastics, rubber, specialty chemicals and intermediates. In addition, it supports its customers in developing and implementing made-to-measure system solutions. Premium products, world-class technical expertise and German ingenuity enable LANXESS to address the four core megatrends of mobility, urbanization, agriculture and water.
In Greater China, LANXESS subscribes to the principle of sustainable development: Sustainability is the basis of every action at LANXESS because we believe what is good for society is also good for business.

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