About Us

Innovating a Sustainable Future with Expert MaterialsSM

Motivated by unwavering values, and ingrained with a passion for environmentally conscious innovation, we help companies around the globe succeed.  Michelman's expert materials and resources, is a compelling combination of world-class talent and specialty chemistries, which helps our customers excel in the diverse range of markets they serve with sustainable and responsible solutions.   

As a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, we offer solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging, and industrial manufacturing markets.

Our innovative surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Our global network of technology and business professionals anticipate industry trends and engage with our customers to discuss how they can apply them for their future success.

Michelman is well-known as an expert in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing-press primers and OPVs that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging, paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials.  We offer industry leading solutions that allow our customers to apply these products in a broad array of end-use applications.

We maintain production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.