Trusted Partner for Plasticizers

Facing the rising health and image concerns of consumers, the industry is calling for safe, high-performing and affordable plasticizers to meet the market requirements. Accordingly, OXEA offers a wide range of plasticizer solutions to support the increasing market shift to phthalate-free, non-VOC and bio-based plasticizers.

Our phthalate-free OXSOFT® and bio-based OXBLUE® plasticizers can replace the traditional phthalate products and are being applied in a broad variety of end-uses, such as automotive, construction, food and medical applications.

The bio-based OXBLUE® solutions help the industry produce affordable products with higher bio content, with no compromise on performance. 

Integrated with key raw materials, OXEA is committed to fulfilling the needs of our worldwide customers through reliable supply of quality phthalate-free and bio-based plasticizers. With multiple production sites dedicated to supporting the specialty esters business, we are a trusted partner with strong global production capacity.

About OXEA

OXEA is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of highquality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavourings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. OXEA generated an annual revenue of about EUR 1.5 billion with its 1,400 employees in Europe, the Americas and Asia. OXEA is owned by Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C.

Oxo chemicals are OXEA’s core competency. We produce oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives in our plants in Germany, the Netherlands, and the USA and are currently in the process of building our first manufacturing facility in China. Our global customer base is served from sales offices in numerous locations, including Europe, North America, Asia and Latin America.

As “The Oxo People”, OXEA has more than 75 years of experience in the production of Oxo chemicals. We are the inventor of the Oxo synthesis process (or “hydroformylation”) as well as several other proprietary technologies for the manufacture of Oxo chemicals.

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