Borregaard is organised in three business segments:
Performance Chemicals develops, produces and sells lignin-based products used as binding and dispersing agents in a wide range of end-market applications, such as construction, industrial binders, agrochemicals and batteries. In addition, Performance Chemicals includes trading of chemicals which are either linked to lignin-based products or have previously been produced by Borregaard.
Speciality Cellulose develops, produces and sells speciality cellulose mainly for use in the production of cellulose ethers, cellulose acetate and other speciality grades. The production and sale of second generation bioethanol are also part of the Speciality Cellulose segment.
Other Businesses consists of Ingredients, Fine Chemicals and Cellulose Fibrils.
Borregaard supplies vanillin products to flavour and fragrance companies, as well as to the food and beverage industry. Borregaard is the only producer of wood-based vanillin in the world. Borregaard supplies fine chemicals to the pharmaceutical industry and is the world’s largest supplier of intermediates for non-ionic X-ray contrast media. Cellulose Fibrils consists of two product ranges; SenseFi for food products and Exilva for industrial applications. Other Businesses also includes sales of basic chemicals from the chlor-alkali production in Sarpsborg and unallocated corporate costs.