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2018-05-17

LANXESS Perth Amboy Site Achieves Historic Safety Milestone

  • One million hours worked without a lost work day incident
  • Culmination of over eight years of safety focus, engagement, and continuous improvement

USA, US -

Pittsburgh/Central New Jersey – Today, the LANXESS site located in Perth Amboy, New Jersey celebrated the achievement of a significant safety milestone for the site by working over one million hours without a lost day incident as of April 23, 2018.

 

“I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all Perth Amboy employees on this safety accomplishment,” says Antonis Papadourakis, President and CEO of LANXESS Corporation. “This represents a solid safety culture. We want everyone to go home as healthy as they came to work. At Perth Amboy, they are doing just that.”

 

Perth Amboy makes products for the business unit Urethane Systems, including polyesters for manufacturing of plastics, foams, and molded systems and polyurethane dispersions for coatings, adhesives, and fiber glass.

 

“This achievement is the result of a tremendous effort by the entire Perth Amboy team each and every day for over eight years,” says Pamela Dudish, Plant Manager, Perth Amboy. “Safety is fundamental to the success of LANXESS.”

 

At LANXESS, safety is a core value and an integral part of our performance culture. Our commitment to health, safety, the environment and Responsible Care® is at the foundation of what we do. This is lived by each employee through taking ownership of safety for themselves and their colleagues.

 

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 75 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. Through ARLANXEO, the joint venture with Saudi Aramco, LANXESS is also a leading supplier of synthetic rubber. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

 

Pittsburgh, May 17, 2018

 

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