Businesses that mean business

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. 

Businesses and Emerging Business Areas

DSM's businesses are grouped in three clusters: Nutrition, Materials and Innovation Center. 


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


Consists of DSM Engineering Plastics, DSM Dyneema, DSM Resins & Functional Materials and DSM Additive Manufacturing.

Innovation Center

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

  • DSM 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.

  • DSM Bio-based Products & Services

    DSM Bio-based Products & Services is developing and commercializing bold new biofuels and bio-based building blocks through partnerships with POET and Reverdia.

  • DSM 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.

  • DSM Dyneema

    Inventor, manufacturer and marketer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™. This unique material is used in everything from aviation to personal protection, marine, fishing, heavy lifting and sports & lifestyle industries.

  • DSM Engineering Plastics

    DSM Engineering Plastics leads 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).

  • DSM Food Specialties

    DSM Food Specialties enables better food for everyone by providing specialty enzymes, cultures, probiotics, bio-preservation, sugar reduction and savory taste solutions to the food & beverage industry.

  • DSM 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.

  • DSM 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.

  • DSM 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.

  • DSM 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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