Lansing and Technical Center parent LyondellBasell named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies

January 22, 2018

LANSING, MI.- Jan. 22, 2018 -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), operator of the Lansing Business & Technical Center in Lansing, MI, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2018. This is a first-time achievement for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies.

“Our employees set us apart,” said Matt Collier, the site manager for LyondellBasell’s Lansing Business & Technical Center. “To be included in this prestigious honor for us showcases the pride our employees take in their work, the hours that go into innovative application development and the ability to go the extra mile in the name of customer service.”

LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel noted, “This recognition can be 100 percent attributed to our teams in Lansing, and around the world who are setting the benchmark for excellence in the chemical industry every single day. They are humble, hungry and focused on delivering on the promise of being the best operated, most valued company in our industry.”

The list, which is voted on by industry peers, including executives, directors and financial analysts, sought feedback on the company’s performance in nine key areas – the ability to attract and retain talent, the quality of management, social responsibility, innovation, quality of products and services, use of corporate assets, financial soundness, long-term investment value and global competitiveness.


About LyondellBasell’s Lansing Business and Technical Center LyondellBasell’s
Lansing Business and Technical Center is dedicated to the business management, product development, technical analysis and commercialization of polypropylene-based compounded materials.

About LyondellBasell
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,000 employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road. LyondellBasell sells products into approximately 100 countries and is the world's largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2018, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” More information about LyondellBasell can be found at

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