Sasol Olefins & Surfactants is a leading global producer of surfactants, surfactant intermediates, high-purity alumina and related specialty products. The company is part of Sasol Limited, an integrated energy and chemicals group based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sasol O&S manufactures and markets more than 700 organic and inorganic products, including the world’s largest and most diversified portfolio of C6+ alcohol products and surfactant derivatives. More than 3,000 customers across the globe rely on the company’s broad range of products, which also includes such organic intermediates as linear alkyl benzene, ethylene and ethylene oxide, as well as inorganic specialty chemicals such as alumina (hydroxides and oxides), silica-alumina and hydrotalcites.
Sasol O&S’ products are used in detergents, cleaners, oil & gas recovery, paint and coatings, leather and metal processing, personal care products and lubricants as well as in catalysts, high-performance abrasives and polymer additives.
Sasol O&S has a large global footprint with about 3,000 employees in 15 countries and production sites in six countries – Germany, Italy, Slovakia, the US, South Africa and China. O&S’s international headquarters are in Hamburg, Germany.