Our businesses

Every day the people in our business groups are developing and delivering new scientific solutions in nutrition, health and sustainable living - that benefit people across the planet and the planet itself.


DSM’s business groups are clustered in coherent product and market combinations;?Nutrition, Materials and Innovation Center.


Comprises DSM Nutritional Products (Animal Nutrition & Health, Human Nutrition & Health, Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients and Pharmaceutical Solutions), DSM Food Specialties and DSM Hydrocolloids.

  • Nutritional Products

    DSM Nutritional Products is one of the world’s leading producers of essential nutrients like vitamins, carotenoids and nutritional lipids; as well as solutions for the feed, food, pharmaceutical and personal care industries.

  • Animal Nutrition & Health

    Science-based animal nutrition solutions based on our broad portfolio of vitamins, enzymes, eubiotics, carotenoids, lipids and minerals.

  • Human Nutrition & Health

    Nutritional ingredients for the food and beverage, dietary supplement, early life nutrition, medical nutrition and nutrition improvement industries.

  • Pharmaceutical Solutions

    Vitamins and lipids APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) for over-the-counter health products and prescription medications.

  • Food Specialties

    We enable better food for everyone with specialty enzymes, cultures, probiotics, bio-preservation, sugar reduction and savory taste solutions for the food & beverage industry.

  • Hydrocolloids

    DSM Hydrocolloids is a leading global supplier of gellan gum, xanthan gum, welan gum and pectin to the food and beverage, personal care, home care and other specialty industrial applications.


Consists of DSM Engineering Materials,?DSM Resins & Functional Materials,?DSM Protective Materials?and DSM Additive Manufacturing.

  • Engineering Materials

    We lead the way in high-performance and sustainable thermoplastics used in automotive, electrical & electronics (E&E), building & construction, medical and consumer goods (to name but a few).

  • Resins & Functional Materials

    DSM Coating Resins is a global supplier of innovative, high-quality and sustainable resins solutions for paint and coatings as well as the Niaga? circular design concept, while DSM Functional Materials manufactures industry-leading UV-curable fiber-optic coatings.

  • Protective Materials

    DSM Protective Materials is the inventor, manufacturer and marketer of Dyneema?, the world’s strongest fiber?.

  • Additive Manufacturing

    DSM Additive Manufacturing works with industry partners and, using its stereolithography resins and thermoplastics, aims to unlock the full potential of additive manufacturing and accelerate the adoption of 3D printing in mainstream manufacturing.

Innovation Center

Develops our Emerging Business Areas (EBAs);?DSM Biomedical,?DSM Advanced Solar and DSM Bio-based Products & Services. DSM Venturing also operates within the Innovation Center.

  • Biomedical

    DSM Biomedical creates world-class medical technologies and materials across many areas including cardiovascular, dental, diabetes management, general surgery, neurology, oncology, ophthalmic, orthopaedic and wound repair.

  • Advanced Solar

    From Anti-Reflective and Anti-Soiling coatings for solar glass to next-generation backsheets for solar modules, the materials technology developed by DSM Advanced Solar is boosting solar performance worldwide.

  • Venturing

    DSM Venturing invests in and nurtures entrepreneurs and inventors in the fields of nutrition, health & sustainable living with the goal of creating value for DSM – and the wider world.

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  • Our solutions

    DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity.

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    Instant overview of the financial results, updates, presentations & AGMs and all DSM's financial and regulatory press releases from the last decade.

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