Reliable rheology solutions for a wide range of applications

Our brands

ELOTEX® for Modern Drymix Mortars

ELOTEX® redispersible polymer powders for cement, lime or gypsum-based drymix mortar.

Bermocoll® Cellulose Ethers

A proud heritage of improving paints and constructions.

Akucell® Cellulose Gum

Improves any kind of processed food formulations

All brands

Application areas

Building and Construction

Build better with cellulose ethers, redispersible polymer powders and specialty additives.


High-performance polymers for water-based drilling fluids


Akucell® cellulose gum is a widely used ingredient for beverages and processed food.

Health & Personal Care

Akucell anionic water-soluble polymers improve wound care and cosmetics


Improve purity of valuable minerals and get a positive effect on downstream processes.


Reliable Bermocoll® and Bermocell® rheology solutions for paint and coatings

Wallpaper Adhesives

Better wallpaper adhesion with Gabrosa sodium carboxymethyl cellulose

News and stories 

Nouryon launches ingredient to optimize multicolor paint formulations

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has launched an innovative multifunctional ingredient, Bermocoll EBM 3000, which optimizes the performance of water-based multicolor paints used on building facades to mimic the appearance of stone or marble.

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals relaunched as Nouryon

With a wide range of surfactants, chelate chemistries, cellulosic and nanotechnology, we work with customers to create a broad portfolio of solutions specific to their oilfield applications. Read the full article in the Pipeline Oil and Gas News online issue.

Studying plans to build world-class EHEC plant

AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business is studying plans to build a world-class plant for its Bermocoll® business, which supplies essential ingredients for the paint and buildings and construction industries.