About our Pulp and Performance Chemicals business

Our Pulp and Performance Chemicals business has long been supplying industries worldwide with quality ingredients which are essential for manufacturing thousands of everyday products.

Working closely with our customers, we develop and deliver an extensive range of innovative technologies and sustainable solutions. In addition to operating safe and efficient production processes, we help our customers to become more competitive by showing them how to use fewer resources.

Our pioneering portfolio includes bleaching chemicals and systems, colloidal silica solutions, expandable microspheres, and porous silica for purification of pharmaceuticals; things you aren’t always aware of, but which you rely on each and every day.

Our essential ingredients play a key role in manufacturing a wide range of products, including tissues, diapers, packaging, shoe soles, automotive coatings and sealants,paints and coatings, smartphones, wine corks, concrete, wallpaper, batteries, LED lamps, and pharmaceuticals.

We work with industrial customers all over the world who count on our trusted and reliable brands, such as Eka, Expancel, Kromasil, and Levasil Colloidal Silica.

A global specialty chemicals leader

Our 5 businesses

Our global activities are organized into 5 business units who specializes in essential chemistry for the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items.


Your partner in essential, innovative, and high-performance ingredients and solutions

Locations worldwide

We are headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and we do business around the whole world. Find the address, contact or infomration you are looking for.

We are Nouryon

Your partner in essential chemistry
for a sustainable future

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.