OXEA is a world leader in oxo chemicals

Oxo products are the core competency of OXEA. With a production capacity of over 1.3 million tons per annum and sales of about €1.2 billion we are producing more than 70 oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives for customers in a wide range of industries with various end market applications.

Our chemicals are important ingredients in products that are used in daily life around the world. "We" refers to more than 1,400 OXEA employees worldwide. At our plants in Germany, the USA, China and the Netherlands, we produce intermediates and derivatives.

Competent and reliable partner

We know the market and our customers’ needs. This is why we have a reputation as a competent and reliable partner and supplier that is prepared for every market situation.

Information & Products

Company presentation

OXEA is a leading manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics.


Sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) play an important role in all OXEA processes and our everyday work life, and are reflected in many different ways. Here you can find more information on our activities and the current Sustainability Report.

Products and product specification

OXEA, one of the world's largest suppliers of oxo products, offers its customers worldwide a well-matched product portfolio along the entire value chain of oxo chemicals. We use modern technologies that incorporate economic and ecological processes.