We are a business-to-business speciality chemicals producer. We create value for all our stakeholders by applying our expertise and innovation capabilities to provide high-performance water-based polymers and ingredients to a wide range of blue-chip customers in multiple attractive end markets.

Our key strengths and resources:

Talented people
4,200 entrepreneurial, highly skilled employees with the expertise and experience to drive our success

Our global footprint
More than 30 sites across the Americas, EMEA and Asia, including four innovation centres of excellence

Agile supply chain
Mix of long-term supply relationships and market-based sourcing of 25+ strategic, and hundreds of secondary, raw materials from across the globe – and our own upstream Acrylate
monomers activity – combines flexibility and agility with resilience

Innovation and product development
Hundreds of Synthomer technical service partners focused on understanding customers’ individual product needs and advising them on formulations

Cash-generative business model
With scope to flex capital allocation through the cycle, within risk management limits

Our business:

Our value creation for stakeholders 2019-2023:



Free Cash Flow


Wages and salaries


R&D spend


Supplier spend


Corporation tax paid


Dividends and capital returned to shareholders


Reduction in GHG emissions intensity per tonne of production