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An integrated and globally connected business

Lanxess is a leading speciality chemicals company with sales of €8.0bn in 2014 and over 16,000 employees across 29 countries. Represented at 52 production sites worldwide.

Locations 90
Countries 29
Continents 5

“Our IT systems are connected worldwide and have to run 24/7…We can rely on Telefonica for optimum networking. Telefonica Global Solutions gave us excellent advice, attended to our wishes in great detail and convinced us with their service offer.” Dr Hermann Schuster, Head of Information Technology, LANXESS.

A connected business without borders


  • IT systems (e.g. central SAP system, internal CRM systems, intranet) are connected worldwide and must be operational 24/7
  • Reliability and scalability
  • End-to-End service


  • Global mWAN – 90 locations, 29 countries, 5 continents
  • Round the clock monitoring, service optimisation and customer service via Service Management Centres
  • Central billing


  • Single supplier
  • Improved service levels
  • Standardisation
  • Cost reductions

Efficient and real-time management control

Ensuring seamless information flow across Lanxess global operations, through its SAP management control software is critical to retaining commercial insight and maintaining management visibility across all business units.

Making the right decisions with the most robust information is crucial to ensuring an agile and efficient business. This is essential to remain competitive in the global chemical industry segment, which has many pressures, varying from material, production, energy and transportation costs. Access to real-time business information, at anytime from anywhere, keeps Lanxess one-step ahead of the competition.

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