Intermediates overview

We produce alcoholsaldehydes and esters in our Oxo Intermediates segment for a wide variety of applications, including coatings, paints, lubricants and inks.

Product Specifications

Aldehydes

  • Lacquers
  • Polymer Additives
  • Flotation Chemicals
  • Flavors & Fragrances

Our aldehydes are mainly used as building blocks for our Oxo Derivatives products, including amines, acids and polyols. Our aldehydes are also sold to our customers who produce polyols and transparent synthetic polymers for safety glass applications, or as a chain regulator for polyolefin production.

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Alcohols

  • Surface Coatings
  • Lacquers & Paints
  • Polymer Additives
  • Lubricants

Our alcohols are used in downstream production processes like surface coatings in the building materials or automotive sectors as well as for the production of ink products, fuel additives and detergent products.

The coatings market represents one of the largest end-markets for Oxo Intermediates.

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Esters

  • Chemical Intermediates
  • Cosmetics
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Printing Inks
  • Pharmaceuticals

Our esters are sold to our customers for use in downstream production processes like coatings as well as for the production of pharmaceutical and ink products.

By using  propanol / propyl acetate (Propyls) in printing processes you can achieve greater print quality with minimal-to-no technical effort. Compared to conventional ethanol / ethyl acetate blends (Ethyls), Propyls offer lower consumption of solvents.
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