LANXESS selects Emerson for advanced automation technology

Oct. 14, 2022
Emerson to supply control systems, software and engineering services.

COLOGNE, Germany (Oct. 13, 2022; Emerson release) — Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has selected Emerson, a global software and technology leader, as a Global Alliance Partner for automation technology, enhancing its existing long-standing relationship. By upgrading its control and safety systems, and digitally transforming its production facilities, LANXESS aims to optimize operational performance and support sustainability targets.

The companies have signed an initial five-year global agreement. Emerson will help drive the adoption of advanced automation technologies and enable more efficient project implementation that will allow LANXESS to achieve shorter time-to-market for new products.

"We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Emerson and work more closely to develop digital automation solutions that help improve operational performance. Emerson’s automation solutions will support us on our growth path and further drive the digital transformation of production at LANXESS," said Marcel Beermann, head of global procurement and logistics at LANXESS.

The agreement will be supplemented by joint projects to develop and implement applications and analytics software to identify opportunities for increased efficiency and performance, while also delivering on sustainability goals.

“LANXESS and Emerson have enjoyed a successful relationship for many years,” said Mark Bulanda, executive president of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business. “This new agreement enables us to accelerate implementation of advanced automation solutions and digitalize processes that increase operational efficiency, improve energy usage and lower emissions.”

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