The companies in the Chemicals unit are responsible for the development, manufacturing and distribution of chemical products for the automotive, industrial and cosmetics industries. They distribute both their own brands and private label products and are renowned as real innovation specialists and experts in their niche areas.

  • Strong growth in technical products (household, automotive aftersales), industrial lubricants and in the adhesives segment
  • Complete takeover of the lubricant specialist Liqui Moly (subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities)
  • Relaunch and expansion of the air-conditioning system cleaner airco well®
  • Strong focus on production: investments in the areas of occupational health and safety, the environment and automation in particular
  • Focused marketing with customer-oriented products and system solutions
  • Further restructuring of the cosmetics segment

Chemicals 2017