Devoting ourselves to understanding our partners' needs

Working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, such as customers, partner companies, universities, and startups helps us become more sustainable, more innovative, and deliver more value to our customers.

We have formed partnerships with several startups and other companies to pursue innovative bio-based chemicals, including Photanol for chemicals from photosynthesis; Itaconix for bio-based polymers; Royal Cosun for chemicals from sugar; and Avantium for chemicals from wood.

Submit YOUR ideas and work with us as equal partners

We believe that being open to the ideas and enthusiasm of outside collaborators will help our company achieve its maximum potential and lead the way to a more sustainable chemical industry.

Open Innovation Space

Growing with our customers

Since the start of 2017, we have announced numerous investments or plant startups that support the growth of our customers.

Examples includes the expansion and upgrade of a surface chemistry plant in Sweden, acquisition of a leading Chinese metal alkyls producer, and increased production capacity for organic peroxides, expandable microspheres and colloidal silica. 

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About Nouryon

Nouryon is a global, specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of approximately 7,650 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands.