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Rhein Chemie Corporation Named One of the Best Employers in Ohio: Chardon-based company honored for its employment practices

Rhein Chemie Corporation Named One of the Best Employers in Ohio: Chardon-based company honored for its employment practices

Tuesday, 08. June 2010 Rhein Chemie Corporation has been named one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2010 in the medium-sized company category. The statewide awards program managed by the Best Companies Group is honoring Rhein Chemie for its exemplary employment practices that help benefit the state’s economy, workforce and overall business initiatives.

Chardon, OH  Rhein Chemie Corporation has been named one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2010 in the medium-sized company category.  The statewide awards program managed by the Best Companies Group is honoring Rhein Chemie for its exemplary employment practices that help benefit the state’s economy, workforce and overall business initiatives.About Rhein Chemie
Rhein Chemie is a chemicals company that has had a successful track record in customized additives and service products stretching back over 100 years. The approximately 800-strong workforce develops, produces and sells products for various sectors of the rubber, lubricant and plastics industries worldwide. The company is headquartered in Mannheim-Rheinau, Germany, and has production facilities in Europe, Asia and North and South America. Rhein Chemie is a wholly owned subsidiary of LANXESS Group, Leverkusen, Germany.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part assessment designed to gather detailed data about each participating company to determine the complete list of the  Best Employers in Ohio.  The first phase consisted of an evaluation of each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophies, systems and demographics.  During the second phase, employees completed an anonymous 72-question survey that measured their engagement and satisfaction with the company.

Rhein Chemie Corporation encourages its employes to become engaged in setting the company’s culture.  Hector Diaz-Stringel, President of Rhein Chemie Corporation, keeps employees motivated by having frequent company and department discussion forums and keeping the lines of communication open.  “Employees appreciate working at a company where they know they play an important role in achieving a common goal,” Diaz comments.  “Respected employees produce results and have fun doing it.”

Rhein Chemie demonstrates its commitment to its employees by sponsoring several employee-focused programs and events, including a wellness program, company-sponsored luncheons and off-site events for employees and their families.

The Best Employers in Ohio awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in the state of Ohio in three categories:  small-sized companies (15 – 24 employees), medium-sized companies (25 – 249 employees) and large-sized companies (250+ employees).  To be considered for participation, publicly or privately held companies must have a minimum of 15 employees working at a facility in Ohio.

Winning companies will be formally honored at an Awards Ceremony at a date to be determined.

Chardon, 08. June 2010
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Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by the management of Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of our sole stockholder LANXESS Deutschland GmbH and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in LANXESS AG’s reports to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. LANXESS AG and Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH assume no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.