LANXESS (Leverkusen-based chemicals group) is strengthening its commitment in central and eastern Europe by setting up a sales company specifically for business in these growth markets. The new company LANXESS Central Eastern Europe s.r.o. has its headquarters in Bratislava in Slovakia and offices in Warsaw, Poland and Budapest, Hungary. The new company will officially start operations on January 1, 2008.
The new staff recruited by the company in this region, will look after the process of initiating and handling business deals in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia for all LANXESS business units. Up until now LANXESS has handled business in central and eastern Europe through external sales agencies.