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 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.

  • 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 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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