Chemicals

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Meeting diverse needs of global customers

In the Chemical Business, Kao provides products that meet diverse needs in a wide range of industries. R&D divisions and business divisions work together to develop a vast array of chemical products such as fat and oil derivatives and surfactants, functional polymers, and fragrances that use oleo chemicals, all initially produced from natural oils and fats. Such chemical products are supplied for use as materials by Kao Group companies and also deployed globally to satisfy diverse needs in paper and pulp, food products, pharmaceutical products, electronics, civil engineering and construction, information media, electronics, and many other industries.