Letter to Stockholders
2009 was a very difficult year. We were hit extremely hard by the global economic crisis. LANXESS reacted quickly and comprehensively by introducing our Challenge09-12 package of measures. We are in an excellent position to emerge from the crisis a stronger company.
As an international specialty chemicals group,
we bear a major responsibility toward people and the environment. Safety, environmental protection, social responsibility, quality and commercial efficiency are all key corporate goals.