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The Nutrition & Care Segment produces products that contribute to fulfilling basic human needs. This includes applications in everyday consumer goods as well as in animal nutrition and health care. The Nutrition & Care Segment serves growth markets fueled by several megatrends including global population growth and rise of the global middle class as well as increasing health care needs and increasing awareness of sustainability. This is reflected in the rising demand for animal protein such as meat, fish, milk and eggs, and high quality applications for use in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, body care, and hygiene products.
Flexible binder technology for premium sealants and adhesives.
Silane-modified polymers (SMP)
Superabsorbents can absorb and hold up to 500 times their own weight in liquids.
Radiation curing silicones (free-radical and cationic) for release liners in the hygiene, label and tape industries.
TEGO® RC Silicones
Specialty softeners for textile finishing, antifoams/defoamers, additives for spin finishes, emulsifiers and foaming agents for the textile industry.
Specialty softener/debonders for tissue and fluff pulp, suitable for wet end, spray-on or converting applications, as well as defoamer boosters for pulp defoamers.