Elementis plc is a global specialty chemicals company that utilises manufacturing technology and scientific innovation to deliver products that enhance the performance and value of our customers’ products.
We operate in three businesses: Specialty Products, Surfactants and Chromium. The Specialty Products business, which is the Group’s largest business, provides functional additives that enhance the flow characteristics and performance of its customers’ products in applications such as paints and coatings, cosmetics, and oil and gas exploration. The Surfactants business provides surface active chemicals that enhance the performance of its customers’ products in applications such as household cleaners, paper goods and oilfield services. The Chromium business provides chemicals to its customers that make their products more durable in applications such as aerospace alloys, timber treatment and leather production.
Elementis employs c. 1,400 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.
In 2008, Elementis acquired Deuchem which is a leading supplier of additives and resins to coating and related industries that operates in Taiwan as well in China with 11sales offices, manufacturing and technical facilities near Shanghai.