We're a major producer of specialty chemicals with leadership positions in many markets. We make sure that industries worldwide are supplied with high quality ingredients and process aids for the manufacture of life's essentials.
These include products and sustainable technologies used in paints, detergents, foods, plastics, cosmetics, construction, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, electronics, agro and oilfield applications.
As a result, our ingredients are used in a remarkable variety of familiar items, everything from ice cream and asphalt to soup and soap.
We have organized our Business Areas in five business units:
Our many brands include AkzoNobel
Some of our customers: BASF
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