Going it alone

Williams, Dede; Baker, John
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the separation of fine chemicals producer Saltigo from Lanxess in 2006. Explaining the rationale of the separation of the company from Lanxess in April 2006, managing director Axel Westerhaus notes that Saltigo is somewhat unique within the Leverkusen group. With 90% of the $500 million annual sales revenue deriving from custom synthesis, its technology-driven and service-oriented business has little to do with commodity chemicals.


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