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

Cosmetics & Toiletries

Aroma Chemicals

  • Cosmetics chemicals
  • Toiletry chemicals

  • Synthetic Aroma chemicals
  • Compounds

Agrochemicals

Pulp & Paper

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

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

Plastic & Synthetic Rubber

Energy & Environment

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

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

Color & Inorganic Products 

Rubbers & Plastic

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

  • Metal cleaners
  • Binders for molding sand 

Textiles

Constructions

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

  • Concrete additives
  • Asphalt emulsifiers

Lubricants

Fine Cleaning

  • Lubricant base oils / Lubricant additives 
  • Metalworking fluids

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

Products

Fat and Oil Derivatives

Surfactants

  • Fatty acids
  • Fatty alcohols
  • Fatty amines
  • Esters
  • Anionic surfactants
  • Cationic surfactants
  • Amphoteric surfactants
  • Nonionic surfactants

Functional Polymers

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