Target industries

Kao Products used in Various industry Sectors

Our chemical business is operated globally in the following three fields: Oleo Chemicals, to ensure a stable supply of fats- and oils-based products; multi-function Performance Chemicals based mainly on surfactants; and Specialty Chemicals, high value-added products developed to meet customer needs. We will continue providing chemical products with unique characteristics to respond to the trust customers in all types of industries place in Kao.

industry Sectors

Plastics / Rubbers

Plastics / Rubbers
  • Additives for polymerization
  • Plasticizers
  • Lubricants
  • Anti-static agents
  • Anti-fogging agents
  • Catalysts and esters for Polyurethane
  • Rubber processing agents

Construction

Construction
  • Concrete additives
  • Gypsum board additives
  • Asphalt emulsifiers
  • Anti-stripping agents for asphalt

Digital Printing Materials

Digital Printing Materials
  • Toners for copiers
  • Toners for printers
  • Toner binders
  • Colorants for Ink-jets

Color industry

Color industry
  • Dye auxiliaries
  • Pigment auxiliaries
  • Paint chemicals
  • Printing ink chemicals

Precision industry / Electronics

Precision industry / Electronics
  • Cleaners for electronic parts
  • Cleaners for semiconductors
  • Fine polishing slurries
  • Lens / Mold cleaners

Pulp and Paper

Pulp and Paper
  • De-inking agents
  • Bulking agents
  • Dispersants
  • De-foaming agents
  • Detergents

Metals / Foundry

Metals / Foundry
  • Hot rolling oils for aluminum
  • Metal cleaners
  • Binders for molding sands
  • Lubricant base oils / Lubricant additives
  • Metalworking fluids

Energy and Environment

Energy and Environment
  • Fuel additives
  • Refrigeration oils
  • Floatation agents
  • Cleaners as a CFC substitute

Laundry detergents / Toiletries / Cosmetics

Laundry detergents / Toiletries / Cosmetics
  • Laundry detergent chemicals
  • Toiletry chemicals
  • Cosmetics chemicals

Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals
  • Disinfectant
  • Emulsifiers
  • Ointment base oils
  • Suppository base oils
  • Diluting agents

Aroma chemicals

Aroma chemicals
  • Synthetic Aroma chemicals
  • Compounds

Food Products

Food Products
  • Edible oils (margarine, shortening and whipping cream)
  • Food emulsifiers
  • Additives for TOFU
  • Bitter masking agents

Agrochemicals

Agrochemicals
  • Adjuvants (Functional spreaders)
  • Additives for agrochemicals
  • Anti-caking agents for fertilizers
  • Feed additives
  • Functional fertilizers

Products

Fat and Oil Derivatives

  • Fatty acids
  • Fatty alcohols
  • Fatty amines
  • Esters
  • Amide waxes
  • Glycerin

Surfactants

  • Anionic surfactants
  • Cationic surfactants
  • Amphoteric surfactants
  • Nonionic surfactants
  • Special surfactants

Functional Polymers

  • Natural polymer derivatives
  • Functional oligomers
  • Polyacrylate polymers
  • Polyamide resins
  • Polyester resins
  • Polyurethane resins
  • Furan resins
  • Phenol resins

Aroma Chemicals

  • Synthetic aroma chemicals
  • Compounded flavors and fragrances
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