Adhesives & Sealants
allnex is the leading global producer of industrial coating resins and additives for architectural, industrial, protective, automotive and special purpose coatings and inks. allnex is recognized as a specialty chemicals pioneer and offers an extensive range of products including innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins and additives, and cross linkers for use on wood, metal, plastic and other surfaces. Today, allnex has a strong global presence with 4000 employees worldwide, 33 manufacturing sites, and 23 research and technology support facilities.
The DKSH Performance Materials business unit distributes a wide range of innovative ingredients and specialty chemicals for the specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. We help our partners to grow their business through our expertise in innovation and formulation, supply chain, sourcing, regulatory and sales & marketing excellence. Our more than 33,000 customers benefit from reliable and responsible sourcing thanks to our global networks and strong geographic footprint. We provide regulatory consulting, supplier certification and product registration to navigate complex regulatory environments and ensure compliance. From our network of 46 state-of-the-art innovation centers, we provide application know-how and develop cutting-edge formulations and solutions. This creates business opportunities, reduces time-to-market and allows us to meet the growing needs of our customers. In collaboration with our innovation specialists, our technical sales force achieves strong growth for our clients and customers. We promote our product portfolios through digital channels to extend our market reach, particularly to new generations. Our customers, in return, experience a more agile and efficient service through our digital capabilities. We also enable our sales force with new technologies and next level digital solutions. By providing market insights and trend analysis, we create business opportunities and strengthen the competitive advantage of our clients and customers. With over 1,000 specialists in 110 locations across 32 markets, we cover all of Asia, with comprehensive networks in South East Asia and Japan, as well as extensive coverage across Western Europe, India and the USA. The Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 1.0 billion in 2019.
Mallard Creek Polymers
Mallard Creek Polymers (MCP) is a privately held specialty chemical company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. We started as a manufacturer of styrene-butadiene latex emulsion and have grown steadily through a combination of customer focus and strategic acquisitions. Today we offer a diverse family of water-based polymers. These span acrylic, nitrile, styrene-acrylic, styrene-butadiene, vinyl acetate, vinyl acrylic, and vinyl acetate-ethylene emulsions as well as a range of rheology modifiers. MCP water-based polymers are used in a wide range of industries. Markets include adhesives, nonwovens, paint, specialty coatings, graphic arts, printing and packaging, textiles, carpet, sealants, construction, oil services, and paper. We continue to find new markets and applications for our customers domestically and internationally. At MCP, we focus on solving customers' problems and meeting their needs through innovation. Our knowledgeable, dedicated, and creative specialists have extensive experience in the markets we serve and are passionate about new-product development. We work closely with our customers to develop customized solutions for unique and niche applications, and are backed by flexible manufacturing that is capable of both small- and high- volume production. Our facilities are key to providing unmatched customer support.