EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG is a Switzerland-based holding company and producer and supplier of polymers and chemicals. The Company operates in two business segments: High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals. The High Performance Polymers business segment comprises EMS-GRIVORY, a manufacturer of high-performance polyamides and the supplier of a range of polyamide materials, and EMS-EFTEC, a supplier of adhesives, sealants and coatings including application engineering systems for the automotive industry worldwide. The Specialty Chemicals business segment includes EMS-PATVAG, which specializes in igniters for airbag gas generators, and EMS-GRILTECH, which manufactures and sells Grilon, Nexylon and Nexylene fibers, Griltex hotmelt adhesives, Grilbond adhesion promoters, Primid crosslinkers for powder-coatings and Grilonit reactive diluents. The Company operates through its subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and has 26 production sites in 16 different countries.