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

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

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

Digital Printing Materials

Color Industry

  • Toners for copiers
  • Toners for printers
  • Toner binders
  • Colorants for Ink-jets Ink

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

Precision industry / Electronics

Pulp and Paper

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

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

Metals / Foundry

Energy and Environment

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

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

Laundry detergents / Toiletries / Cosmetics

Pharmaceuticals

  • Laundry detergent chemicals
  • Toiletry chemicals
  • Cosmetics chemicals

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

Aroma chemicals

Food Products

  • Synthetic Aroma chemicals
  • Compounds

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

Agrochemicals

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

Products

Fat and Oil Derivatives

Surfactants

  • Fatty acids
  • Fatty alcohols
  • Fatty amines
  • Esters
  • Amide waxes
  • Glycerin
  • Anionic surfactants
  • Cationic surfactants
  • Amphoteric surfactants
  • Nonionic surfactants
  • Special surfactants

Functional Polymers

Aroma Chemicals

  • Natural polymer derivatives
  • Functional oligomers
  • Polyacrylate polymers
  • Polyamide resins
  • Polyester resins
  • Polyurethane resins
  • Furan resins
  • Phenol resins
  • Synthetic aroma chemicals
  • Compounded flavors and fragrances
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