A snapshot of the markets we serve

Paints and coatings

Our wide range of special additives enhance the properties of paint, coatings, and pre-deco products.


Our products for the agriculture market increase productivity and yield while energy consumption is reduced.

Pulp and paper

We are one of the largest players in the pulp and paper market. Our pioneering solutions help improve pulp and paper product quality.

Cleaning and personal care

Our state-of-the-art technologies enable the formulation of smart, sustainable cleaning and personal care products.

Polymer production and processing

We supply the entire polymer chain and our products help to meet the growing demands of the market.

Oil and gas

Our broad range of oilfield and gas solutions are driving oil and gas performance in a safe, sustainable way.


We supply high quality products and solutions for the increasingly demanding electronics market.


We provide solutions for a wealth of different food, beverage, and food packaging applications.

​Water treatment

We supply a wide range of solutions to meet all your water treatment needs.

Superior elasticity and solar reflectance

Our expandable thermoplastic microspheres are a powerful ally in both roof coatings and in wall coatings. The microspheres are optimal for developing highly flexible exterior coatings and cool roof coatings used on concrete and similar materials.

Case: Expancel for elastomeric cool roof coatings

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Our latest news

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is now Nouryon
9 Oct 2018 - News
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals completes acquisition of Polinox
21 Sep 2018 - News
Photanol to build demonstration plant to make chemicals from carbon dioxide and sunlight at Delfzijl site
7 Sep 2018 - News
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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.