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September 2015
Interview with Jean-Marc Vesselle

At IDA World Congress in San Diego LANXESS showcased its new Lewabrane® RO membrane elements for seawater desalination together with the latest LewaPlus™ version. Jean-Marc Vesselle talks about LANXESS's progress in developing reverse osmosis membranes. 

September 2011
LANXESS strengthens its Bitterfeld site

Together with the State Premier of Sachsen-Anhalt Reiner Haseloff, LANXESS opened its new plant for membrane technology. The specialty chemicals group already produces Lewatit ion exchange resins in Bitterfeld. With these two product lines, LANXESS will be a key single-source supplier in the strategic business of water treatment. The total investment amounts to around 30 million euros. In the long term, some 200 new jobs will be created at the site.

September 2011
LANXESS opens new chemical plant for water technology in Bitterfeld
Worldwide, clean water is becoming ever more precious, because consumption and the world’s population are increasing constantly. With its new membrane filtration products, in combination with its high-performance ion exchange resins, LANXESS is helping to reduce global water problems,” said Axel C. Heitmann, Chairman of the Board of Management of LANXESS AG, during the inauguration ceremony held in Bitterfeld.

January 2010
Ground-breaking ceremony for new chemical plant
Specialty chemicals group LANXESS AG is building a new facility for manufacturing membrane filters for water treatment at its site in Bitterfeld. LANXESS is investing a total of EUR 30 million in this pioneering project, which is being sponsored by the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the tune of up to EUR 6 million. This new plant will create 200 new jobs in Bitterfeld in the long term. Reiner Haseloff, Economics Minister of the State of Saxony-Anhalt joined up today with Axel C. Heitmann, Chairman of the LANXESS Board of Management, to break the first ground.

January 2010
Animation of the new facility for manufacturing membrane filters for water treatment 

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January 2010
Water is life
What is a given in our part of the world is developing into an ever greater global problem: Each year, approximately three million people die from the effects of contaminated water, including some 4,500 children every day. Products from the specialty chemicals group LANXESS are helping to ease this problem. The ion exchange resins LANXESS produces in Leverkusen and Bitterfeld have an important role to play in this.