Building Materials

Building a Sustainable Future

Better building starts with formulation competence and chemistries that are designed to help advance the performance, durability and aesthetics of buildings and infrastructure. With decades of experience in material formulation across a wide range of building and construction applications, we work with you to develop efficient and differentiated products.


Our versatile array of materials and decades of formulating experience can deliver tailored solutions for any tile, flooring or industrial adhesive application.

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Our composite systems for filament winding, pultrusion, resin transfer molding, long fiber injection and hand layup offer industry-leading processing times and performance.

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We offer a range of silicone- and acrylic-based chemistries that enhance the properties of concrete materials, increasing durability and improving aesthetics.

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Entry and Garage Doors

Our polyurethane foams for entry and garage doors can help you deliver products with superior adhesion, insulation properties, structural strength and fire performance.

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Fences, Decks and Rails

We offer a portfolio of plastic additives for polymer and composite materials that enables energy-efficient processing of tougher, more weatherable materials for decks, fences, railings, boardwalks, docks and more.

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Industrial Mats

Our acrylic polymer emulsion binders and coatings offer a range of performance benefits for built-up roofing (BUR), asphalt shingles, facer mats and sheets, filters, flooring substrates and other industrial nonwoven applications.

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Our polyurethane systems for insulated panels and boards bring excellent performance and light weight properties, and our range of surfactants boost foam yield and offer higher compressive strength in a variety of applications.

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Insulated Metal Panels

Our polyisocyanurate (PIR), polyurethane (PUR) and halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) systems for metal and composite panels can meet the most demanding requirements for longevity, energy efficiency and fire performance.

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Pipes and Fittings

Our polyethylene (PE) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe and fitting solutions offer advantaged long-term performance, efficient processing and installation and – in many cases – reduced overall costs.

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Our diverse portfolio of rubbers, elastomers and lubricants offers unparalleled performance in rubber and plastics applications from fire hoses and shoe heels to medical and surgical devices.

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Our broad portfolio of cellulose ethers, acrylic polymer emulsions and polyurethanes can help you formulate sustainable products that balance performance, economics and environmental impact.

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Our family of acrylic impact modifiers and foam cell promoters can help enhance energy efficiency, weatherability and construction performance in applications including clear weatherable and free-foam sheets.

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Siding and Trim

Our acrylic additives for vinyl siding and fiber cement applications deliver performance advantages in weatherability, durability, flexibility and more.

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We combine deep application insight, materials science and formulation expertise to develop solutions for walls including cementitious waterproofing membranes, gypsum mortars, finishing compounds, liquid-applied barriers and more.

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Windows and Frames

Our wide variety of additives, combined with deep formulation expertise, can help you address your specific window frame and profile application challenges.

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