Lanxess Aktiengesellschaft is a specialty chemicals company based in Cologne, Germany that was founded in 2004 via the spin-off of the chemicals division and parts of the polymers business from Bayer AG.
|Traded as||FWB: LXS|
|Founded||July 1, 2004|
|Products||polymers, intermediates and Specialty chemicals|
|Revenue||€7.699 billion (2016)|
|€464 million (2016)|
|€192 million (2016)|
Number of employees
Shares in Lanxess AG were listed in Germany’s DAX from September 24, 2012 to September 21, 2015 and form part of MDAX, a midcap index. The company is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good Index.
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