LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 9.7 billion in 2017 and about 19,200 employees in 25 countries. The company is currently represented at 74 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.
In 2017, LANXESS expanded its biotechnology competencies by acquiring the biotech startup IMD Natural Solutions GmbH, based in Dortmund, Germany. IMD Natural Solutions develops innovative active ingredients derived by nature. Focus is research and development of natural substances with an antimicrobial effect for the food & beverage and consumer goods industry.
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