Croda: World Leaders in Speciality Chemicals

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Company overview

Croda is a world leader in natural based speciality chemicals which are sold to virtually every type of industry. The company has approximately 3400 employees, working in 34 countries.

Activities can be broadly classified into three sectors:

Consumer Care which consists of global businesses in personal care, health care and crop care – all markets with an increasing need for innovation and sustainable ingredients.

Performance Technologies which comprises home care, additives for polymers, coatings and polymers, lubricant additives, and geo technologies.

Industrial Chemicals which consists of base oleochemicals and co-products.

In addition, the group has an Technology Investment Group function which identifies and integrates new technology into Croda’s global business structure. 

Croda at a glance 2012
Revenue – continuing operations  £1,051.9m
Profit before tax £253.2m
Sales by market*
Consumer Care 56%
Performance Technologies 36%
Industrial Chemicals 8%
Sales by destination*
Europe 41%
Americas 36%
Asia Pacific 23%

*Continuing operations

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