Paints & Coatings
From waterborne to solvent borne to powder coatings formulations, find the binders, pigments & functional additives for paint and coatings applications in one place on Knowde.
As one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, Clariant contributes to value creation with innovative and sustainable solutions for customers from many industries. Our portfolio is designed to meet very specific needs with as much precision as possible. At the same time, our research and development is focused on addressing the key trends of our time. These include energy efficiency, renewable raw materials, emission-free mobility, and conserving finite resources. Our business units are organized into four business areas: Care Chemicals, Natural Resources, Catalysis and Plastics & Coatings.
Sasol is an international integrated chemicals and energy company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 31,000 people working in 32 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. By combining the talent of our people and our technological advantage, Sasol has been a pioneer in innovation for over six decades. As market needs and stakeholder expectations have changed, so too have our methods, facilities and products, driving progress to deliver long-term shareholder value sustainably. The growth and enhancement of our foundation businesses in Southern Africa is complemented by the significant chapter of growth, Sasol has entered in its history. Sasol is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
OPC POLYMERS is in its sixth decade of manufacturing a complete spectrum of quality resins for the coatings industry. A family-owned business since its founding, OPC Polymers offers deep product knowledge based on generations of experience, comprehensive understanding of customer challenges and solutions, and operational flexibility. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio with a Canadian Sales Division in Toronto, Ontario OPC Polymers has moved into top ranks of resin manufactures through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth. Today, OPC Polymers is the leading manufacturer of monomer-modified alkyds for the paint and coatings markets and one of the top North American suppliers of resins for the coatings industry. Since 2001 OPC Polymers has more than doubled its production and storage capabilities, and in 2009 it made another significant commitment to the industry with the acquisition of the SI Group’s Canadian Coatings Resins Business. OPC Polymers is particularly proud of its polymer research and development. It has earned an industry reputation for quality control, product information, application support, and innovative new polymers. OPC Polymers is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard for its quality management system.
Applied Material Solutions
Applied Material Solutions is a diversified chemical manufacturer specializing in foam control products (antifoams and defoamers), colloidal silica, hydrophobic silica, corn oil demulsifiers for the renewable fuel industry (ethanol), silicone emulsions, cleaning compounds, coatings, and contract manufacturing. Our GFSI certified plant in Elkhorn, WI, focuses on food-grade antifoams, and our ISO 9001 certified plant in Burlington, WI, specializes in silica-based products, demulsifiers and defoamers. Our Rockton, IL, facility produces agricultural chemicals.