Essentra plc is a manufacturer and supplier of caps, plugs, plastic, fiber, foam and packaging products. The Company operates through three segments. The Component Solutions segment includes the components, pipe protection technologies (PPT) and security businesses. The Health & Personal Care Packaging segment includes specialty tapes business and is a global provider of packaging and authentication solutions to a diversified customer base in the health & personal care, consumer and specialist packaging sectors, and to the paper and board industries. It provides its plastic products for a wide range of industrial end markets, including automotive, mining, coating, hydraulics and medical sectors. The Company's Filter Products business is an independent provider of filters and related solutions to the tobacco industry. The Company through its subsidiary, Micro Plastics, Inc., manufactures and distributes nylon fasteners and other plastic components.