Designed Polymers

Coating & Adhesive Resins

The art of polymer chemistry

We, the Coating & Adhesive Resins Business Line, design polymers for a variety of markets and applications. Discover our polymer solutions for the adhesives & sealants, coatings or rubber industry.

Five technology platforms form the basis of a highly diversified business. The products reliably adhere and enhance a wide variety of materials and contribute to the conservation of resources.

With VESTOPLAST®, the business line supplies amorphous poly-alpha-olefins for thermoplastic hot melt adhesives used in the automotive, packaging and hygiene industries, among others. In addition, Coating & Adhesive Resins provides VESTOWAX® and Sarawax, Fischer-Tropsch waxes for a variety of applications, such as additives for hot melt formulations or for plastics production.

POLYVEST® is the name for a series of liquid polybutadienes. These are used as a reactive sealants in the automotive, electronics and construction industry. In addition, it serves as a valuable additive to reduce the fuel consumption and CO2 emission of green tires.

With DYNAPOL® and DYNACOLL®, the business line supplies the coatings and adhesives industry with polyester polyols, copolyesters and polyacrylates. DYNAPOL® products are used for interior can coatings, coil coatings and flexible packaging materials. DYNACOLL® products are designed for the production of reactive hot melt adhesives. These are used in the automotive, textile, packaging and woodworking industries.

The business line also produces and sells high-quality beads and dispersions based on methacrylates raw materials. DEGALAN binders are applied in heat seal lacquers for food packaging such as yoghurt cups. DEGACRYL products are used for dental and medical applications, such as bone cement or technical applications like porous molds.