Adhesives & Sealants
HQ: United States
DuPont (www.dupont.com) is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.
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.
HQ: United States
With leading brands including LYCRA®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER® and ANTRON®, INVISTA is one of the worlds largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. The companys advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce clothing, carpet, car parts and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
The word "chemistry" has a secondary meaning, referring to the relationships and interconnection between people. By assembling a variety of Good Chemistry, we believe it will lead to the sustainable development of people, society and the Earth, which is the basis for realizing KAITEKI.
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.
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.
HQ: United States
Stepan Company's vision is to create innovative solutions for a cleaner, healthier, more energy efficient world. We want to accomplish that vision by partnering with you. As a publicly-traded, international manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemical products, we collaborate with our customers to bring high-quality products that drive growth in the consumer space and functional markets such as construction, oilfield, agriculture, paints and coatings. Since 1932, Stepan continues to be a mainstay in the industry, committed to developing sustainable practices and products that reflect our core values: responsibility, integrity and innovation. By always putting you – the customer – first, we bring continuous improvement to the chemical industry and our global community. Stepan is headquartered in the Greater Chicagoland area (Northfield, IL). We provide timely customer support anywhere in the world by utilizing state-of-the-art manufacturing, and research and development facilities, along with a robust distribution network throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
HQ: United States
Kao Chemicals GmbH manufactures specialty chemicals for use in personal consumer care products. The Company provides skin and hair care, cosmetics, human health care which includes health beverages and baby care, and basic chemical components. Kao Chemicals operates its branch locations worldwide.
Wacker Chemie AG
WACKER is a leading player and one of the worlds most research-intensive chemical companies. Our range of highly developed specialty products extends from silicones and polymeric binders and additives for a number of different industrial sectors, to bio-engineered pharmaceutical actives (biologics), and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. As a technology leader focused on sustainability, we promote innovations with high value-added potential. Our goal is to ensure a better quality of life for you and future generations - through health care, energy efficiency and protection of the climate and environment. In 2015, with products and technologies used in countless everyday items, WACKER generated sales of some €5.3 billion with roughly 17,000 employees.
HQ: Korea, Republic Of
LG Chem, Ltd. is a globally diversified chemical company which manufactures a wide range of products, from petrochemical goods to high-value added plastics, and extends its chemical expertise into high-tech areas such as electronic materials and rechargeable batteries. Since its establishment in 1947, LG Chem has strengthened global presence in the petrochemical industry by expanding key businesses including ABS and PVC, namely ranging from premium products to daily commodities. Subsequently in the decade of 1990s, LG Chem successfully commercialized polarizer used in LCDs and has firmly maintained No.1 position in the global market by continuous investment in R&D. With significant market share in consumer, automotive and stationary applications, LG Chem is also one of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers that powers electronic gadgets, Electric Vehicles(EV) and Energy Storage Systems(ESS). Based on the technology and capability accumulated so far, LG Chem aims to reinforce talent development while increasing investment in R&D to maintain its leadership in becoming a "world-class materials company strong in R&D." We will also concentrate on sharpening our competitive edge in core businesses while expanding new business opportunities.
Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2018 revenues of approximately $10 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA.
Momentive Performance Materials
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 75+ year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The Company delivers science-based solutions, by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers .
Kaneka North America
HQ: United States
Founded in 1982 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kaneka Corporation, the plant is located southeast of Houston in the Bayport Industry District at 6161 Underwood Road, Pasadena, TX. Kaneka North America started manufacturing operations in 1984 making impact modifier, Kane Ace B, for the plastic industry. Major additions to this plant occurred in 1987 and 1993, making it the largest modifier plant in the world. In 1990 production of polyimide film began at this site. In 2008 Kaneka North America began manufacturing CPVC resin and in 2009 the MS Polymer facility began producing the first liquid polymer products at this site. Kaneka developed a large collection of Silyl Modified Liquid Polymers to meet your various needs. Since the commercial introduction of KANEKA MS POLYMER® in 1978 in Japan, successful new generations of liquid polymers continue to be innovated for industries, applicators, and consumers across numerous markets. Kaneka liquid polymers are widely recognized as the premium choice of base resins for producing sealants, adhesives, and coatings. Their unique properties enable KANEKA MS POLYMER® based products to deliver outstanding performance for a broad variety of markets including: construction, Industrial, transportation, flooring, waterproofing, DIY, and specialty markets. Kaneka’s continuous pursuit of innovation is reflected in our broad product portfolio covering these various applications.
Sales offices serve more than 500 clients in 70 different countries. In 2015 during this international expansion strategy Repsol and Kuo Group strengthen their partnership with the incorporation of the Spanish company General Química one of the leading producers of catalysts, specialty chemicals and organic dyes.
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc. (TPRI) is part of the Refining-Petrochemicals Americas Segment of Total S.A., one of the largest integrated international oil and gas companies with operations in more than 130 countries worldwide. TPRI is headquartered in Houston and is a major producer of polypropylene, polystyrene, styrene, base chemicals and polyethylene in the United States. Its refinery produces transportation fuels and other petroleum-based products for the global market. The company employs more than 1,600 who work in support of manufacturing and research/development activities in Texas and Louisiana.
ZEON, with its name drawn from words signifying the Earth (geo) and eternity (eon), is committed to responsible stewardship of the global environment as the foundation for human prosperity through the development and application of unique, world-leading technologies.
HQ: United States
Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) ("KPPI" and, together with its subsidiaries including the Company and Arizona, "Kraton") is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products. Kraton's polymers are used in a wide range of applications, including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants and lubricants, and medical, packaging, automotive, paving, roofing and footwear products. As the largest global provider in the pine chemicals industry, the company's pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesive, road and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a broad range of chemical intermediates into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids and lubricants, inks, flavors and fragrances and mining. Kraton offers its products to a diverse customer base in over 60 countries worldwide. Kraton, the Kraton logo and design, and the "Giving Innovators their Edge" tagline are all trademarks of Kraton Polymers LLC. Our Mission Create exceptional value by Giving Innovators Their Edge® better than all others in the industry we lead. Our Vision Guided by our Core Values, we will be an admired Fortune 500 specialty chemical company with consistent earnings per share growth, a sustaining Vitality Index, industry-leading margins, delivering returns above our cost of capital.
Versalis - A subsidiary of Eni S.p.A
The approach to develop within new marketplaces and become stronger within the traditional ones, the ability to offer highly qualified assistance and the continuous commitment to finding more and more efficient and competitive solutions make an ideal strategic partner of Versalis.
HQ: United States
SANAM is the U.S. Sales and Marketing organization of one of Japan’s leading chemical producers – Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd. Founded in 1989, SANAM has more than 25 years of experience introducing innovative Japanese chemical products to American industry. Webpage of Sanyo Chemical Industries: https://www.sanyo-chemical.co.jp/eng/ Webpage of SANAM Corporation: https://www.sanamcorp.com/
Since its inception in 1912, Mitsui Chemicals Group is one of Japan’s leading chemical companies built on a rich cultural history. As an established multinational company that is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, we have developed a strong reputation as a reliable company with a long history of tradition. Firm in our accountability to our customers and the environment, we develop materials and products that improve the quality of life while being environmentally friendly. Besides aiming to be the global leader in manufacturing basic chemicals such as petrochemicals, phenols and polyurethane, we also aim to be the leading global provider for materials and products use in healthcare products, food & packaging sector, and mobility parts. Our materials can be found in a wide variety of daily necessities such as personal care products, nonwoven, snacks packets, shoes, and various car parts. With this aim in mind, Mitsui Chemicals Group consistently challenges the status quo to grow our global footprints while keeping in harmony with the environment. Globally, we have four regional headquarters out of Japan. These regional headquarters are strategically located in China, Germany, United States and Singapore, to provide support around the globe. In total, we have close to 150 subsidiaries and affiliates around the World.
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.
Polynt has been active in the production, sales, research and development of organic anhydrides and their derivatives for over 60 years. Its membership to the major chemical intermediates sector allows the Company to have a central role in the process that ranges from petroleum refining to the production, sale and distribution of end products on the market.
Lion Elastomers is a leading manufacturer of synthetic rubber. The company operates world-class EPDM and SBR production facilities in Geismar, Louisiana and Port Neches, Texas. Lion Elastomers have emphasized and maintained a solid, trusting and dependable relationship with our customers. Lion’s Sales, Customer Service, Technical and R&D organizations are ready to serve your development, application and commercial requirements.
HQ: United States
Dymax Corporation is a leading manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, coatings, oligomers, dispensing systems, and light-curing equipment. Dymax serves the needs of medical device, electronic, aerospace, and industrial manufacturers worldwide. Dymax products provide design engineers with tools to dramatically improve manufacturing efficiency and lower their costs. From the design phase through performance testing, the Dymax R&D, Application Engineering, Sales, and Customer Support teams assist manufacturers in solving their most complex application problems.
AB Specialty Silicones
HQ: United States
AB Specialty Silicones is a US Manufacturer and Worldwide Distributor of specialty silicone chemicals. With customer focus at the forefront, our goal is to be the one source for all of your silicone raw material needs–providing the highest level in service, products, and technical expertise available. Our core brand Andisil® represents our commitment to provide top quality materials, custom solutions, and unparalleled customer support. The Andisil® product portfolio offers solutions to a variety of industries including: Personal Care, Chemical Manufacturing, Dental & Medical, Mold Making, Electronic Encapsulation, Adhesives & Sealants, Coatings, Gypsum, Pressroom, et al.
Kuraray is a world leader in specialty chemicals and functional materials. Kuraray transforms materials for the future and for the ever-changing world. We are committed to developing materials that deliver quality and value while helping our customers differentiate themselves from their competition. Kuraray has offices located around the world with production facilities in Germany, Singapore, Japan and two facilities in the United States.
Gabriel Performance Products
HQ: United States
Gabriel Chemical is a leading chemical manufacturer, offering an extensive line of epoxy curing agents and specialty resins formulated to enhanced customers' performance. Our products offer solutions for demanding Coatings, Adhesives and Composites applications.
A global specialty additive supplier offering defoamers for reducing the problems associated with foam formation in the production and application of water-based systems. Munzing's product lines include: DEE FO® and AGITAN® - defoamers for printing inks, coatings and adhesives; EDAPLAN® - leveling and universal dispersing agents; METOLAT® - wetting agents; TAFIGEL® - rheology modifiers; CERETAN - micronized and coated waxes; LUBA-print - wax dispersions. For industrial applications, our FOAM BAN® products are formulated for specific levels of foam control unique to each application, from metalworking fluids and industrial cleaners to antifreeze coolants and industrial lubricants. Our MAGRABAR® product line has been developed for a wide range of applications in the food industry. We offer both liquid and powder products in a range of materials and concentrations, including options suitable for organic, non-GMO and identity preserved processing. Our organic products are certified by QAI, and non-GMO options are Non-GMO Project Verified. If you have a specific foaming challenge, we have the technical expertise and laboratory capabilities to craft a unique solution.
Since the first nylon production in Korea in 1957, KOLON Industries, Inc., formerly KOLON Corporation, has made a significant contribution to national economic growth, and is now an independent company separated from the Manufacturing Department of KOLON Corporation after the adoption of a holding company structure by the KOLON Group in 2010.
Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) has a long history of supplying quality products and services to our customers, while generating value for our shareholders. On a daily basis, we are meeting our customers' evolving needs through innovation and an unwavering commitment to exceeding expectations and maintaining the highest ethical standards. Olin's 6,700 dedicated employees across the globe are also fully committed to being good neighbors and environmental stewards in the communities in which we operate.
Founded in 1973 to develop specialty surfactant additives for specific markets and individual customer needs, PCC Chemax specializes in servicing the Metalworking, Metal Finishing, Plastics and Oil Field Industries. Our products are used as processing aids, property enhancers, and chemical additives in the manufacture of a wide variety of industrial products. As a service oriented company, we focus on product development and cooperative research with our customers. The research, product development, and laboratory personnel of our customers become our partners in the development of unique surfactant additives to meet their specific and specialized needs. Our research laboratories, headquartered in Greenville, SC, are comprised of synthesis and application capabilities for each industry we serve. The recent acquisition of our company by PCC SE Duisburg, Germany, with their chemical manufacturing arm, PCC Rokita Brzeg Dolny, Poland and their alkoxylation capability, enhances our global supply capabilities.The synergies will help enhance our position in the United States and the twenty-two countries which we currently serve.
HQ: United States
We have a responsibility to use chemistry in a way that makes this world better, safer, and cleaner. From renewable wind energy to automotive light-weighting to waterborne coatings, Hexion is using chemistry to help solve today’s most pressing issues to shape the future. This is the responsible path forward. This is what we call Responsible Chemistry. More than 100 years ago, our scientists started with some of the world’s first epoxy resins and synthetic plastics, better known as Bakelite®. And today, our global team of more than 4,300 associates continue to advance solutions across a broad portfolio of specialty products including: Formaldehyde Based Resins for the Forest Products industry; Basic and Specialty Epoxy Resins, Versatic™ Acids and Derivatives; Phenolic Specialty Resins; and oilfield proppants.