About us

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.

Tyloshin 2 plant

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

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).


At SE Tylose in Wiesbaden (Germany) approximately 500 employees are engaged in the research and development, production, sales and administration.

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