Our business

Synthomer at a glance

Synthomer is one of the world’s foremost suppliers of aqueous polymers and has leadership positions in many markets. Our polymers help customers create new products and enhance the performance of existing products in key industries such as coatings, construction, textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves. With the acquisition of Omnova Solutions in 2020, Synthomer grew its global manufacturing network, expanded its product portfolio and boosted its geographical presence, allowing it to better serve new and existing customers around the world. Discover how our products enhance our customers’ products and processes.



A strong geographic presence

Synthomer has its operational headquarters in London, UK, and provides customer-focused services from regional centres in Harlow, UK; Marl, Germany; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Atlanta, USA. It employs more than 4750 employees across more than 38 sites. With production sites local to our customers, we are better able to respond to their specific needs, reduce the cost of logistics and minimise our environmental impact.
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A robust financial platform

With 2021 revenues of more than £2.3 billion and an EBITDA of more than £522.2 million, Synthomer’s robust financial performance ensures it is well positioned to continue to invest for long-term growth.
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*combined numbers derived from 2019 results of Synthomer and OMNOVA

Innovative solutions that create and sustain value

Synthomer is a speciality chemical company which uses its technical expertise and R&D capability to understand and anticipate customers’ needs and deliver competitive advantage by helping them to create successful products and improve the efficiency of their manufacturing operations.

We have put in place a sustainable value chain to ensure the entire Synthomer organisation works as one to deliver on this strategy and meet the current and future needs of our customers and other key stakeholder groups in the most effective manner. Discover Synthomer’s customers gain competitive advantage from its sustainable value chain. 

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