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SE Tylose is based in Wiesbaden, Germany, producing approximately 65.000 tons of cellulose ether annually and is one of the world's most important cellulose ether suppliers.


The renewable primary raw material cellulose from wood and cotton linters is converted into various water soluble types of cellulose ether in ultra-modern plants.

Under the registered trademarks Tylose® and Tylopur® products are used in virtually all parts of daily life. The most common fields of application of Tylose are the construction and the paint industry as well as polymerisation, ceramics and cosmetics. The most common fields of application of Tylopur are pharma as well as food.



Head Offices and Production Sites for cellulose ether of Shin-Etsu Chemical

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At SE Tylose in Wiesbaden (Germany) approximately 540 employees are engaged in the research and development, production, sales and administration.

With its manufacturing plants in Wiesbaden, Germany, in Plaquemine (Louisiana), USA,  and in Naoetsu, Japan, Shin-Etsu Chemical Ltd. is one of the world's largest suppliers of methyl cellulose (MC) and hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC).


Shin-Etsu’s Business Principle

We contribute to people's living, society and industry through value creation in materials and technologies, while observing all laws and regulations as well as conducting fair corporate activities (2019/2020).



Management of SE Tylose GmbH & Co. KG.

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SE Tylose GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany.

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