- Procurement of digital control systems, motor control centers, and fire detection systems at globally uniform conditions
- Focus on the realization of joint innovation projects
Germany: LANXESS and Siemens have signed a contract for the procurement of technical goods for the global production facilities of the specialty chemicals company.
From now on, Siemens will supply LANXESS not only with digital control systems and software but also with motor control centers and fire detection systems, among other things, at globally uniform conditions. The contract, which will initially run for five years, covers an order volume in the mid-double-digit million euro range and can also be extended to other material groups at any time.
In addition, the two companies want to accelerate the digital transformation at LANXESS through the joint development of digital applications and technologies.
“We are pleased to expand our cooperation with Siemens and to be able to rely on the reliable technical solutions of a premium partner on our growth course. With the now globally uniform procurement conditions for the plant components, we are also making our technical procurement much more efficient,” said Hubert Fink, member of the Board of Management of LANXESS AG.
“LANXESS and we have enjoyed a reliable and successful partnership for many years. We are pleased to further expand our cooperation through the new framework agreement. In this way, we are joining forces and speeding up the innovation processes with regard to automation and digitalization in the process industry,” says Eckard Eberle, CEO Process Automation at Siemens.
LANXESS is a specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020. The company currently has about 14,900 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing, and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals, and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.
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