The Purpose-led, Performance-driven company

DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in the personal care, home care and fine fragrance markets. We are a leading player in UV filters, vitamins and bioactive skin care, peptides and polymers.  By leveraging our transformational ingredients and our exceptional understanding of beauty aspirations, we make sure our customers are ahead of the game. 

Our solutions support the health and beauty needs of an aging population with various skin and hair types around the world. They also address increasing concerns around global public health issues such as air pollution and skin cancer prevention.  

Tapping into our agility and flexibility to meet ever-changing customer needs and generating sustainable benefits for all stakeholders are key elements of our business, but our ultimate ambition is to become the #1 in our customers’ hearts by delivering on excellence, solutions, services and sustainability. 


Our markets

With our broad portfolio of UV filters, vitamins, bioactives, polymers and aroma chemicals we serve our customers in a broad range of applications in the home and personal care markets and fine fragrances.

Innovation and technologies

Innovation at DSM is defined by our core value of sustainability and underpinned by our main strengths: outstanding scientific expertise, state-of-the-art technology, global marketing and sales networks, and global regulatory experience.

Our services

DSM supports its customers at every stage of the product development process: from evaluating promising skin care, hair care and sun care ingredients, to testing, through to delivery, at production scale, of market relevant formulations.


We want to contribute towards a brighter, sustainable future and therefore have a strategy consistent with DSM’s overall corporate sustainability goals and underpinned by purpose led activities.

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