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Industrial Committee

Our FUR4Sustain industrial members

Avantium – visit website
Avantium is a pioneer in the emerging industry of renewable and sustainable chemistry. Avantium seeks to take part in the opportunities of the transition towards a circular econo­my, with the goal of creating value for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Avantium’s mission is to aid the transition to a fossil-free world by developing groundbreaking products on the basis of re­newable feedstock instead of fossil resources. Sustainable alterna­tives for fossil-based chemicals and materials include plastic bot­tles for drinks, films for food packaging and electronics, fibers for textiles, and even material used in toys.

Hatzopoulos – visit website
A. Hatzopoulos S.A. specializes in flexible packaging converting. Founded by Athanasios Hatzopoulos in 1931, today we are one of the fastest-growing packaging converters in the European market and a key international player. The company operates in two production sites in Thessaloniki, Greece with numerous sales offices across Europe. Continuously investing in innovative technological equipment and advanced
environmental and quality systems, the annual growth of Hatzopoulos S.A. is steadily higher than this of the packaging market based on the company's exports in more than 30 countries. We passionately offer unparalleled packaging products, solutions and services, supporting our customers to improve their packaging efficiency across the value chain.

Helios Resins – visit website
Helios Resins is a separate business unit of Helios, now part of Kansai Paint, one of the world’s leading paint and coatings producers. Today, Helios Resins produces around 60,000 tons of liquid resins annually, including coating resins, composite resins, and polyester polyols for PU flexible foams. Our coating resin brands − DOMOPOL, DOMACRYL, DOMALKYD, DOMEMUL, and DOMOPUR − have achieved a strong market position and are trusted for their quality and performance. Helios Resins currently serves more than 50 countries worldwide.


Interview with Dr Martin Ocepek from Helios:

Logoplaste – visit website
Logoplaste is an industrial company specialized in the production of Rigid packaging solutions, focused in the market of value-added rigid plastic packaging containers to a wide range of blue-chip clients, serving markets such as food and beverage, personal care, household, healthcare, oil, and lubricants. The industrial activity of LOGOPLASTE is supported by the Logoplaste Innovation Lab, an independent division of the Logoplaste Group. The company can provide a complete service of research & development for Packaging development supported in different areas from Biomimicry or Design Thinking, up to Industrial Validation, with all the required intermediate steps, enabling the company to work on solutions capable of delivering the most Desirable, Feasible, Viable and Sustainable Packaging Solutions.

Novamont – visit website
NOVAMONT is the world’s leading company in the sector of bioplastics and in the development of biochemicals obtained through the integration of chemistry, environment, and agriculture. It promotes a new model of bioeconomy in the logic of the circular economy, not only based on efficiency and sustainable use of renewable resources, but also as a factor for territorial regeneration. Its development model starts from local areas and creates integrated biorefineries by converting uncompetitive industrial sites, respecting the specific characteristics and biodiversity of the territories, in partnership with all the stakeholders in the value chain.

Synthomervisit website
Synthomer is one of the world’s foremost suppliers of aqueous polymers and has leadership positions in many markets. Our polymers help customers create new products and enhance the performance of existing products in key industries such as coatings, construction, textiles, paper, and synthetic latex gloves. With the acquisition of Omnova Solutions in 2020, Synthomer grew its global manufacturing network, expanded its product portfolio, and boosted its geographical presence, allowing it to better serve new and existing customers around the world. Discover how our products enhance our customers’ products and processes.

Sulzer – visit website
Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation, and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance, and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2019, our 16’500 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.7 billion.
The Chemtech division is the global market leader in innovative mass transfer, static mixing, and polymer solutions for petrochemicals, refining, LNG, biopolymers, and biofuels. Our product offering ranges from process components to complete separation process plants, including licensing. Customer support covers engineering services and field services to tray and packing installation, tower maintenance, welding, and plant turnaround projects.

Worléevisit website
For more than 165 years, Worlée has delivered raw materials from all over the world to its international customers.Under the umbrella of the Worlée group, three business pillars in the areas of chemical, natural and cosmetic raw materials have each established themselves in their very own market segment.

As a production and distribution company, Worlée-Chemie GmbH forms the link in the value chain between the basic industry and the processing industry with its product portfolio. At the North German production sites in Lauenburg and Lübeck, Worlée produces modern and environmentally friendly binders and additives for the coating industry. The wide range of own products is also supplemented by commercial products of well-known international partner companies. The trading business with (special) chemicals is controlled from the headquarters in Hamburg-Billbrook. Worlée-Chemie also offers cosmetic raw materials for the application areas of cleansing, colour and skin. The product range includes polymer chemical raw materials as well as plant-based raw materials, visual active ingredient carriers, pigment dispersions and environmentally friendly exfoliating particles. The company’s own cosmetic products are produced in Lübeck and Hamburg.

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