Archroma possesses strong brands and leading technologies in dyes, pigments, emulsions and surface active chemicals used in the textile, paper, coatings, construction and adhesive industries. The business operates from twenty-five facilities around the world and employs approximately 3,000 employees. Archroma is headquartered in Switzerland and its Textile Specialties, Paper Solutions and Emulsions Products businesses are managed from Singapore, Switzerland and Brazil respectively.
SK Capital acquired the Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions businesses from Clariant Corporation in September 2013. The three divisions were combined into an integrated, market-focused and collaborative company and was renamed Archroma upon becoming an independent entity.