About Michelman

Innovating a Sustainable Future

Motivated by unwavering values, and ingrained with a passion for environmentally conscious innovation, we help companies around the globe succeed. Michelman's compelling combination of world-class talent and specialty chemistries 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 fibers & composites 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, and fiber sizings for composites. Our global network of technology and business professionals anticipates industry trends and engages 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.

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Values & Culture

Our corporate values are a testimony of our highest priorities as individuals and as a company.


Learn more about the people on our executive leadership team and board of directors.


We take active roles in many industry trade associations and organizations.

Business Relations

Whether you are a customer or supplier, Michelman Values are at the core of our business relations.


Thinking Ahead

As Michelman works on innovating a sustainable future, we continue to push towards solutions that benefit both people and the planet. Read about some of the ways Michelman is Thinking Ahead.


Michelman Around the World


Michelman is a global company with offices and manufacturing in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. See Michelman Global Locations

Michelman works with distributors in every major region and country. Search for Agents & Distributors