AkzoNobel is a leading global paint and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, AkzoNobel have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries and the product portfolio includes brands such as Eka, International, Dulux, Nordsjö and Sikkens. Consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability, AkzoNobel are committed to making life more livable and our cities more human.

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals, is a business unit within AkzoNobel and a leader in pulp bleaching technologies, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Our 1,900 employees operate in 35 countries and the headquarter is located in Bohus, Sweden.