Business Units

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

Cosmetics & Toiletries

  • Cosmetics chemicals
  • Toiletry chemicals

Aroma Chemicals

  • Synthetic Aroma chemicals
  • Compounds

Agrochemicals

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

Pulp & Paper

  • De-inking agents
  • Dispersants
  • De-foaming agents
  • Detergents

Plastic & Synthetic Rubber

  • Additives for polymerization
  • Plasticizers
  • Lubricants
  • Anti-static agents
  • Rubber processing agents

Energy & Environment

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

Color & Inorganic Products

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

Metals / Foundry

  • Metal cleaners
  • Binders for molding sand

Textiles

  • Wetting and penetrating agents
  • Softening agents
  • Dyeing auxiliaries
  • Detergents

Constructions

  • Concrete additives
  • Asphalt emulsifiers

Lubricants

  • Lubricant base oils / Lubricant additives
  • Metalworking fluids

Fine Cleaning

  • Hard Disc, Lens cleaning agents
  • Hard Disk polishing agents

Products

Fat and Oil Derivatives

  • Fatty acids
  • Fatty alcohols
  • Fatty amines
  • Esters

Surfactants

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

Functional Polymers

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

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