Essentra Plc manufactures and supplies specialty plastic, fiber and foam and and packaging products with four Strategic Business Units: Distribution, Specialist Technologies, Health & Personal Care Packaging and Filter Products. The company operates its business through following segments: Component & Protection Solutions, Porous Technologies, Packaging & Securing Solutions, Filter Products and Other. The Component & Protection Solutions segment consists of a Component Distribution business and a Pipe Protection Technologies business. The Porous Technologies segment develops and manufactures custom fluid handling components, engineered from a portfolio of technologies that includes bonded and non-woven fibre, polyurethane foam, and porous plastic. The Packaging & Securing Solutions segment provides packaging and securing solutions through a range of cartons, tapes, leaflets, foils and labels for the healthcare, consumer and specialist packaging, point of sale and paper & board industries. The Filter Products segment manufactures and supplies value adding high quality innovative filters, packaging solutions to the roll your own sector and analytical laboratory services for ingredient measurement for the industry. The Other segment offers a complete design and production service. Essentra was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.