EMS-Chemie Holding AG engages in the manufacturing and distribution of polymers and other chemical products. It operates through two segments: High Performance Polymers and Specialty Chemicals. The High Performance Polymers segment manufactures and supplies polyamide materials. This segment operates through two business units EMS-GRIVORY and EMS-EFTEC. The EMS-GRIVORY business unit manufactures and supplies polyamide materials through EMS-GRIVORY Europe, EMS-GRIVORY America and EMS-GRIVORY Asia divisions. The EMS-EFTEC business unit supplies adhesives, sealants and coatings including application engineering systems for the automotive industry. The Specialty Chemicals segment consists of the following business units, such as EMS-GRILTECH and EMS-PATVAG. The EMS-GRILTECH business unit specializes in the development and production of fibers, fusible adhesives and adhesive yarn for technical and textile applications, adhesion promoters for the tyre industry, powder coatings and reactive diluents. The EMS-PATVAG business unit produces ignitors for airbag gas generators. The company was founded on December 14, 1962 and is headquartered in Herrliberg, Switzerland.