Reliable rheology solutions

As a major producer of specialty chemicals we supply industries worldwide with essential quality ingredients. We are passionate about introducing new ideas and developing sustainable answers for our customers in a vast number of applications.

We offer reliable solutions for applications in industries such as building, construction, paint, food, health and personal care, mining and drilling. Besides our cellulose ethers we offer specialty polymers, redispersible polymer powders and specialty additives specifically for building and construction applications.

Building and Construction

Meeting the requirements of today’s rapidly changing building and construction industry requires the continuous development of new high-performance products. These include cellulose ethers, redispersible polymer powders and specialty additives to improve the quality and sustainability of building drymix materials.

Learn more about our products for the Building and Construction application

Food

Our food-grade cellulose gum, Akucell, acts as a thickener and stabilizer and controls crystallization, moisture retention and fat uptake in a wide variety of beverages and processed food formulations.

Learn more about the Food applications where Akucell can make a difference.

Health Care and Personal Care

Our Akucell cellulose gum products are used in a variety of health care and personal care formulations such as oral care, wound care, skin care and hair care.

Read more about the Health and Personal Care applications.

Lithium-ion battery


The growing trend in shifting the utilization of fossil fuel recourses to renewable energy resource drives the development of efficient energy conversion and effective energy storage. Storage materials and devices are therefore highly demanded than ever.

AkuPureTM CMCs are specifically suited for aqueous binder systems in lithium-ion battery anodes. Read more about the Lithium-ion battery application here.

Mining

Our CMC cellulose ethers contribute to effective mining processes by improving the concentration and purity of valuable minerals, delivering a positive effect on the efficiency of downstream processes.Two specific processes where our products are used successfully are Pelletization and in Froth flotation.

Read more about our CMC in Mining.

Drilling

Water-based drilling fluids are becoming more common as an environmentally acceptable alternative to oil-based systems. Our carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and polyanionic cellulose (PAC) grades are vital components providing fluid loss reduction to drilling fluid systems.

Read more about our CMC and PAC in Drilling.

Paint

Our Bermocoll non-ionic cellulose ethers are available in a wide range of viscosities and a variety of modified grades – everything to enable our customers to choose the required application viscosity for their specific paint application; such as textured paint, chemical plaster, flat paint, satin paint, semi-gloss paint and multicolored paint.

Read more about the Paint applications we serve.

Wallpaper Adhesives

Our Gabrosa adhesives can be applied easily with a brush or pasting machine, exhibit excellent wet tack and (re-)positioning properties, have a more than sufficient open time with strong adhesion to all kinds of surfaces.

Read more under Wallpaper Adhesives.

Applications for cellulose ethers

Our cellulose ethers product brands

For more information on about our  specialty polymers, redispersible polymer powders and specialty additives specifically for the Building and construction application please visit www.elotex.com