Producer and Supplier of Water Treatment Products and Services. Base Chemicals has an outstanding reputation in handling and recycling chemical waste containing chlorine. Joint ventures operated with energy companies enable Akzo Nobel to make competitive use of combined heat and power (cogeneration) to assist in the production of vacuum salt and chlorine.
Industrial ChemicalsImportant in your day-to-day life
Industrial Chemicals produces and markets high purity salt, chlorine, caustic lye, hydrochloric acid, chloromethanes and monochloroacetic acid (MCA). These products are essential in daily life and are for example used in the manufacture of vehicles, glass, performance plastics, pharmaceuticals, feed and foodstuffs (e.g. Jozo, Nezo, OneGrain and KNZ), textiles and disinfectants for swimming pools.
Industrial Chemicals has approximately 1,900 employees employees based in the Netherlands (Rotterdam, Hengelo, Delfzijl, Arnhem and Amersfoort), Germany (Ibbenbüren, Bitterfeld and Frankfurt), Denmark (Mariager), Sweden (Gothenburg), USA (LeMoyne, Chicago) and China (Taixing, Shanghai). Major joint ventures are Delamine (Delfzijl, the Netherlands) and Denak (Ohmi, Japan).
The businesses of Industrial Chemicals form a strong and integrated product chain of energy, salt, chlor-alkali, and chlorine derivatives. Click on 'Integrated Business' for our integrated business model.