Toward a global advanced materials and specialty chemicals company

We operate a business model based on complementary activities with two specialty growth platforms - Advanced Materials and Advanced Formulations - backed up by a resilient cash contributor, Performance Chemicals, which enables us to generate capital to finance innovation.

Connecting for more innovation

Research & Innovation is key to strengthen the leadership positions of our businesses and we strive to create connections with external research & innovation partners, including start-ups, research centers and universities. Difference and diversity are keys to our approach of R&I and we involve people with a wide range of profiles and areas of expertise into our thinking and research. Some 70% of our net sales consists of products from activities that constitute our specialty growth engines.

Thanks to our core technologies, expertise, and skills we have developed solid positions on seven distinct markets with high growth potential where we provide innovative tailor-made solutions to our customers: 
consumer goods and healthcare; automotive and aerospace; resources and environment; agro, feed and food; electrical and electronics; building and construction; and industrial applications