Elementis plc is a global specialty chemicals company. It operates in three segments: Specialty Products, Surfactants and Chromium. The Specialty Products division provides additives to the decorative and industrial coatings, personal care and oilfi eld drilling markets. Its Specialty Products include rheological additives/modifiers, flow and levelling additives, specialty additives and resins, organoclays and colourants and pigments. The Chromium division is a producer of chromium chemicals. The products include chromic oxide, chromic acid, chrome sulphate and sodium dichromate. The Surfactants business manufactures a range of surface active ingredients and products that are used as intermediates in the production of chemical components. Its subsidiaries include Elementis Chromium LLP, Elementis UK Limited, Elementis Chromium Inc, American Chrome & Chemicals Inc. and Elementis Specialties Inc.