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.
Summary Group financials:
|$ million||2012 FY||2011 FY|
|Profit before tax||141.2||134.5*|
|* before exceptional items|
Elementis plc 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, and is also a member of the FTSE4Good Index.
The Company comprises three businesses: Specialty Products, Surfactants and Chromium. Both Specialty Products and Chromium hold leading market positions in their chosen sectors. Elementis employs over 1,200 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.Read more
The Specialty Products division provides high value functional additives to the Architectural and Industrial Coatings, Personal Care and Oilfield markets that improve the physical properties 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.Read more
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 chemicals, household, textile and leather, and pulp and paper.Read more
The Chromium division is the largest western producer of chromium chemicals and the business provides its customers with chemicals that make their 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.Read more