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Products

  • Dispersions & Pigments: raw materials for the formulation of coatings, printing and packaging inks, varnishes, adhesives and construction materials
  • Care Chemicals: ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care and industrial & institutional cleaning businesses as well as for applications in the chemical industry
  • Nutrition & Health: products for the food and feed industries, the flavor and fragrance industry and the pharmaceutical industry
  • Paper Chemicals: paper industry, packaging made of paper
  • Performance Chemicals: wide range of customized products for industrial applications

Products, customers and applications

Segment

 

Performance Products

Division

 

Dispersions &
Pigments

Care Chemicals

Nutrition & Health

Paper Chemicals

Performance
Chemicals

Products

 

Polymer dispersions, pigments, resins, high-performance additives, formulation additives

Ingredients for products for skin and hair cleansing and care, such as skin care oils, cosmetic active ingredients, polymers and UV filters
Ingredients for detergents and cleaners in household, institution or industry, such as surfactants, chelating agents, polymers and products for optical effects
Solvents for agricultural formulations and products for metal surface treatments
Superabsorbents for the hygiene sector

Additives for the food and feed industries, such as vitamins, carotenoids, sterols, enzymes, emulsifiers and omega-3 fatty acids
Flavors and fragrances, such as geraniol, citronellol and linalool
Active ingredients and excipients for the pharmaceutical industry, such as caffeine, ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine as well as binders and coatings for tablets, synthesizing pharmaceutical substances and intermediates for our customers

Dispersions for paper coating, functional chemicals, process chemicals, kaolin minerals

Antioxidants, light stabilizers, pigments and flame retardants for plastic applications
Fuel additives and polyisobutene, antifreeze and brake fluids, lubricants, lubricant additives and base oils
Process chemicals for the extraction of oil, gas, metals and minerals
Chemicals and package solutions for water treatment
Auxiliary agents for the production and treatment of leather and textiles

Customer industries and applications

 

Coatings and ­finishes, products for the construction industry, adhesives, fiber bonding, electronic specialties

Ingredients for hygiene, personal care, home care and industrial & institutional cleaning businesses as well as for applications in the chemical industry

Food and feed industries, flavor and fragrance industry and pharmaceutical industry

Paper industry, packaging made of paper

Plastics processing industry, fuel and lubricant industry, oil and gas industry, municipal and industrial water treatment, leather and textile industry

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Production capacities of significant products

 

Sites

 

Product

Europe

North America

Asia Pacific

South America, Africa, Middle East

Annual capacity (metric tons)

Anionic surfactants

X

X

X

X

550,000

Citral

X

 

 

 

40,000

Chelating agent

X

X

 

X

120,000

Methanesulfonic acid

X

 

 

 

30,000

Nonionic surfactants

X

X

X

 

630,000

Organic pigments

X

X

X

X

n/a

Polyisobutene

X

 

X

 

215,000

Superabsorbents

X

X

X

 

470,000