Lanxess: New Headquarters for High-Performance Rubber in the Netherlands
Lanxess AG, Leverkusen, Germany, has inaugurated the new headquarters of its Keltan Elastomers business unit in Sittard-Geleen in the Netherlands. With immediate effect the company is managing its global business for ethylene-propylene-diene monomer high-performance rubber (EPDM rubber), marketed under the Keltan brand, from the modern complex of buildings on the Chemelot Campus.
Werner Breuers, the member of the Board of Management of the company, and Günther Weymans, head of the Lanxess Keltan Elastomers business unit, officially inaugurated the headquarters today at an opening ceremony. The celebration was attended by Twan Beurskens, Deputy for Economic Affairs for the Province of Limburg, Sjraar Cox, Mayor of Sittard-Geleen, Bert Kip, Managing Director of the Chemelot Campus, and some 70 additional guests from politics and business. With the new headquarters, Lanxess is bringing together major portions of the management, administration, production and R&D for its worldwide EPDM business under one roof at the Dutch site.
For the new headquarters of the Keltan Elastomers business unit, offices, research labs, exhibition areas and conference rooms were constructed across a total area of 3,500 sm and will be occupied by approximately 125 employees.
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