The Business Unit Functional Materials is a leading provider of specialty products and solutions to enhance products and processes in various industries.
Headquartered in Moosburg, Germany, and operating on a worldwide scale, the Business Unit comprises the activities of the former adsorbents division of Süd-Chemie.
Key markets served by the Business Unit include edible oil, the foundry, the pharmaceuticals and the logistics industries, as well as the water treatment industry. The activities are divided into the three business lines adsorbents, performance packaging and water treatment.
In the adsorbents area, we provide specialty chemicals derived from the natural clay mineral bentonite and based on the synthetic mineral hydrotalcite.
Due to their high surface and strong binding properties, these products enhance products and processes in various industries.
With our bleaching earths for the purification of vegetable oils, we are the world leader in a worldwide growing market.
Our performance packaging line provides functional protective packaging solutions for pharmaceuticals and high-grade desiccants for equipment and consumer products. With our water treatment and water management solutions, we are a niche supplier in attractive markets in both developed and emerging economies.
Consumer industry : Various products and applications including bleaching earths for processing and purification of vegetable oils, detergent additives, and animal feed additives
Foundry and construction industry : Bentonite-based additives for stabilizing moulding sands for iron castings and bentonite-based additives for supporting fluids in civil engineering works, tunneling, pipe jacking and drilling
Plastic additives : Hydrotalcites - (eco-friendly lead-free PVC stabilizers and acid scavenger for poly-olefins)
Water treatment : Products and solutions to enhance industrial water treatment in various industries like the automotive and mining as well as for municipal waste water treatment and drinking water processing
Performance packaging : Protective packaging solutions for pharmaceutical and diagnostic products; desiccant systems for protection of high-value goods and equipment during global transportation and storage
BU Functional Materials
Ostenrieder Str. 15
Süd-Chemie Functional Materials (deep link)
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