Change

Specialty Chemicals
Key developments 2010


  • Official inauguration of Ningbo multi-site in China
  • National Starch divested to Corn Products International
  • Expansion of MCA facility in Taixing
  • Salt capacity boosted at Delfzijl in the Netherlands, making it the largest vacuum salt plant in the world
  • Compozil Fx concept now being used by seven of the eight largest fine paper machines in Asia
  • Merger of Polymer Chemicals activities into Functional Chemicals completed

 

Key figures in € millions

 

 

 

 

2009

2010

 

 

 

Revenue

4,359

4,943

EBITDA

738

939

EBITDA margin (in %)

16.9

19.0

EBIT

490

679

EBIT margin (in %)

11.2

13.7

Operating income

422

604

Moving average ROI (in %)

15.6

19.9

 

Employees by region at year-end

 

 

 

 

2009

2010

 

 

 

US and Canada

1,700

1,700

Latin America

800

900

China

1,000

1,000

Other Asian countries

1,900

1,900

The Netherlands

1,900

1,900

Germany

1,000

1,000

Sweden

2,000

1,900

Other European countries

800

800

Total

11,100

11,100

Revenue breakdown by business unit
in %

Specialty Chemicals – Revenue breakdown by business unit in % (pie chart)

Product: Eco-premium solutions
% of revenue

Specialty Chemicals – Product: Eco-premium solutions as % of sales (bar chart)

Key value chains with carbon
footprint assessment

Specialty Chemicals – Key value chains with carbon footprint assessment (bar chart)
Specialty Chemicals – Total reportable rate of injuries per million hours (bar chart)

Geo-mix revenue by destination

Specialty Chemicals – Geo-mix revenue by destination (map)
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