Lanxess makes Siemens a global alliance partner

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 03 Feb 2022

Lanxess has signed a 5-year contract for the procurement of technical goods with Siemens. From now on, Siemens will supply Lanxess with motor control centers and fire detection systems, at globally uniform conditions along with digital control systems and software.

The contract covers an order volume in the mid-double-digit million euro range and can also be extended to other material groups at any time. In addition, the two companies want to accelerate the digital transformation at Lanxess through the joint development of digital applications and technologies.

Hubert Fink, member of the Board of Management of Lanxess AG said, “With the now globally uniform procurement conditions for the plant components, we are also making our technical procurement much more efficient.”

says Eckard Eberle, CEO Process Automation at Siemens added that, “We are pleased to further expand our cooperation through the new framework agreement. In this way, we are joining forces and speeding up the innovation processes with regard to automation and digitalization in the process industry,”

Lanxess clocked sales of 6.1 billion euros in 2020 and has its operations spread across 33 countries.