A global specialty chemicals leader

Who we are

Our approximately 7,650 employees worldwide help to provide essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. We forge and foster long- term customer partnerships and operate in more than 80 countries around the world.

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You might not always notice them, but chemicals are all around us. Here at Nouryon, we partner with some of the most innovative companies in the world to create essential chemistry for a sustainable future.

 

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Key facts

$4.9 B revenue in 2021

Approx. 7,650 employees

Operating in over 80 countries

EcoVadis Gold rating

Top quartile performer in people safety

38% of revenue from Eco-Premium Solutions

11 Innovation Centers worldwide

71% of R&D pipeline focused on solutions with sustainability benefits

36% Diversity represented on our Board of Directors

A wealth of expertise

Over the course of our nearly 400-year journey to become a global specialty chemicals leader, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Our products play an essential role in everyday life for people around the globe. We can break this down into three key parts that give insights into who we are:

Your partner

We build strong relationships and believe that collaboration is key to our success.

Essential solutions

We have important work to do which we take seriously. People count on us!

Sustainable future

We focus on the long term and are committed to sustainability in everything we do.

What we do

Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Our unique product portfolio includes cellulosics, organic peroxides, bleaching chemicals, expandable microspheres, and surfactants. We count Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol among our many leading brands.

 

A snapshot of the markets we serve

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. 

We offer industry-leading specialist solutions and product brands likely to play an essential role in your everyday life

Product brands

How we are organized

How we work

We aim high

We drive growth by collaborating with customers and colleagues to become more focused, faster, efficient and better every day.

We own it

We are accountable and ​deliver on our commitments to customers, investors and each other.​

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