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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.
HQ: United States
Arxada is a global specialty chemicals business with leading positions in Microbial Control Solutions (MCS) and Specialty Products Solutions (SPS). MCS is a world leader addressing six target markets: hygiene, home & personal care, paints and coatings, crop protection, material protection and wood protection. MCS offers industry-leading regulatory expertise, a comprehensive portfolio together with a broad range of registrations, which are critical to maintaining the integrity of its customers’ products.
HQ: South Africa
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.
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.
HQ: United States
Nouryon is a global, specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of more than 7,900 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in long-lasting customer relationships. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands.
HQ: United States
Day-Glo Color Corp. is the world's largest manufacturer of daylight fluorescent pigments. We develop technologies that improve and enhance any color, from subtle specialty effects, to glow-in-the-dark pigments, to our classic range of fluorescents.
HQ: United Kingdom
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.
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.
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.
Momentive Performance Materials
HQ: United States
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 .
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.
Valtris Specialty Chemicals Company
HQ: United States
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Synthomer is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Acrylic and Vinyl emulsions polymers, speciality polymers and Styrene-Butadiene and Acrylonitrile-Butadiene latex. We are the market leaders in many market segments including coatings, construction, technical textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves. Within this broad range of applications our aqueous polymers are used to deliver one or both of the following two main functions: they can be used as an impervious barrier, such as the manufacture of thin latex gloves. Or they bind materials and substances together. For example sticking glass strands together which are used in modern housing insulation materials or to provide the right properties to pressure sensitive adhesives that are used to make foil sleeves for tablets and smart phones and a wide range of adhesive tapes. For some products, like in specialist paints, our aqueous polymers ensure both of these functions are achieved, as they provide a barrier, bind the paint components, and stick the paint to the wall. Synthomer are headquartered and stock listed in the UK and we have more than 35 operational sites in 24 countries of the world with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Company generates revenue in excess of £2.1 Billion and employs 4750 people worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
HQ: United States
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.
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.
Jubilant Ingrevia Limited
Ingrevia is born out of a union of ‘Ingredients’ and ‘Life’ (‘Vie’ in French). Jubilant Ingrevia Limited is committed to offering high quality and innovative life science ingredients to enrich all forms of life. Jubilant Ingrevia Limited, a global integrated Life Science products and Innovative Solutions provider is focused on bringing value to its stakeholders in a sustainable manner. A science active company with five state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and R&D centres in India. Through its businesses of Specialty Chemicals, Nutrition & Health Solutions and Life Science Chemicals, it is serving fast-growing and diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals, Nutrition, Consumer and Industrial applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Manufacturer of surfactant specialities as sulfated fatty alcohols, sulfated oils and esterification products as polyglycerol esters. Hydrior AG manufactures also surfactants according to the customers requirements as different viscosity levels, concentrations and counter ions. Hydrior AG also produce for other companies (outsourcing, jobbing manufacture). The anionic surfactants are manufactured by means of batch processing in glass lined reactors. Subsequent neutralization takes place in separate neutralization vessels. Esterification products are manufactured in stainless vessels with thermal oil heating.
Chromaflo Technologies is the leading independent global supplier of colorant systems, chemical and pigment dispersions, serving customers in architectural and industrial coatings as well as the thermoset composites market. With diverse technical and custom manufacturing capabilities, the Chromaflo solution meets the most extensive and complex requirements while providing personal service, technical expertise, and commitment that customers have come to expect.Although Chromaflo Technologies was founded in April 2012, the strong foundation and rich history our company enjoys today is built on some of the best-in-class brand names you have known for decades. Colortrend, Chroma-Chem, Plasticolors and Innovatint – each leading brands in their respective niches – are all part of the Chromaflo family.