Elementis is a UK-listed global specialty chemicals company with operations worldwide that serve customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific in a wide range of markets and sectors.
The Group comprises three businesses: Specialty Products, Chromium and Surfactants. Both Specialty Products and Chromium hold leading market positions in their chosen sectors. Elementis employs c. 1,400 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.
Elementis plc is the group holding company, has a premium listing on the UK London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index, making it one of the 350 largest companies in the UK by market capitalisation. The Company is also a member of the FTSE4Good Index, a leading responsible investment index.
The Specialty Products division provides high value functional additives to the architectural and industrial coatings, personal care and oilfield drilling markets that improve the flow characteristics and performance of our customers’ products or production processes.
The business is the Group’s largest and most profitable division and has an ideal growth platform with its balanced geographical exposure across mature and emerging economies, strong technology base and strategic market diversification. Our business has a significant technical service and application support presence in all its markets, which has been built on long-term relationships of trust, collaboration and technical expertise.
The Surfactants business manufactures a wide range of surface active ingredients and products that are used as intermediates in the production of chemical components. Our products have many applications and are used in a large number of industries and sectors, such as in oilfield services, household, textiles and leather, and pulp and paper.
The Chromium division is a leading producer of chromium chemicals that make its customers’ products more durable.
These product offerings include chromic acid for metal finishing and wood treatment, chrome sulphate for leather tanning and chrome oxide for use in construction, refractory and metal production.