2013 key figures
The world’s leading producer of specialty surfactants
Major player in the polymers, guar and phosphorus derivatives markets
Net sales: EUR 1, 581 million
28 industrial sites
World leader in specialty surfactants
Novecare develops leading edge technologies that affect the behavior of fluids to give them cleansing, softening, moisturizing, hydrating, gelling, texturizing, penetrating or dispersing properties. Its products are found in shampoos, detergents, paints, lubricants, plant protection, mining and oil extraction.
Since 2010, the GBU has been engaged in an ambitious growth strategy directed at supporting expanding consumer markets, particularly in Asia. It also invests in niche markets with a range of high-added-value specialties. Novecare relies on a global network of 28 production sites and 10 R&I centers and labs that develop innovative solutions to sustainable development issues.