Huber operates as a Portfolio Management Company, which serves as an effective organizational structure for a diverse range of businesses. CP Kelco, Huber Engineered Materials, Huber Engineered Woods and Huber Resources Corp hold leadership positions in rapidly growing markets such as specialty chemicals and minerals, hydrocolloids and engineered woods, as well as timber management.
A global leader in hydrocolloids
Part of the Huber portfolio of businesses since 2004, CP Kelco propelled Huber to a global leadership position in the hydrocolloids industry.
Today, CP Kelco serves customers in more than 100 countries and operates facilities in Europe, Asia, the United States and South America. Its specialty hydrocolloids help differentiate products across a diverse range of industries, including food, beverage, personal care, household products, paper, oilfield drilling and countless industrial applications.
CP Kelco makes innovative ideas a reality for its customers. The business is always asking for our customers’ next “What if…” and demonstrating how its hydrocolloids can enhance and improve the performance of customers’ products—or lead to new applications.
CP Kelco’s product lines include:
- Cellulose Gum/CMC
- Diutan Gum
- Gellan Gum
- Microparticulated Whey Protein Concentrate
- Refined Locust Bean Gum
- Xanthan Gum
A worldwide leader in specialty ingredients and controlled function inorganic materials
Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) develops ingredients that enhance the performance, appeal and processing of a broad range of products for industrial, paper and consumer applications.
A leader in dental silicas, HEM offers a wide spectrum of cleaning and thickening agents for the world’s leading brands of toothpaste. Its specialty engineered materials also enhance hundreds of other products, from cosmetics to countertops, from foods to pharmaceuticals, from paper coatings to flame retardants and smoke suppressants.
HEM continually invests in its businesses and identifies opportunities to develop customized product solutions for the diverse industries it serves—all backed by unsurpassed technical support and customer care. HEM leverages its global operations to deliver quality products wherever customers need them most, whether it’s the Americas, Europe or Asia.
HEM’s inorganic chemical expertise focuses on the following key areas:
- Silica & Silicates
- Health & Nutrition
- Fire Retardant Additives
- Calcium Carbonate
- Barium Sulfate
- Calcined Aluminas
- Organic Matting Agents
Roofing, wall and flooring systems built on a solid foundation
Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW) creates innovative specialty products—AdvanTech® flooring and ZIP System® roof and wall sheathing—that provide residential and commercial builders with improved performance, easy installation and greater strength.
The recognized leader in specialty engineered woods in the United States, HEW brings together a team of professionals with experience in research and development, technical services and manufacturing to create products that solve specific problems. The business’ custom manufacturing capabilities provide specialty products for OEM (original equipment manufacturer) customers in the transportation, construction, cabinetry, furniture and other industries.
HEW combines its advanced adhesives and wood product technologies with state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities. The result is innovative products like AdvanTech® flooring, which offers greater moisture-resistance than plywood and OSB, and has won the #1 Quality Brand Leader award from Builder magazine for a dozen consecutive years.
HEW’s products include:
- ZIP System®
- Other products
Sustainable, value-added forest management
Huber Resources manages more than 600,000 acres of timberlands for third-party landowners, as well as Huber’s own forestland. Increasing the sustainable value of these forests is not only responsible, it also makes good business sense.
Industry experts at Huber Resources combine a highly disciplined natural forest management system with the latest forest monitoring and modeling technology to increase the long-term value of timberlands. Huber Resources relies on an integrated system of responsible forestry practices, including forest regeneration and sustained yield harvesting.
Responsible stewardship of the environment is essential to every aspect of Huber Resources. Strategic harvesting methods are designed to sustain or even improve watersheds and wildlife habitats.
Huber Resources Corp’s services:
- Timberland management
- Timber marketing
- Wildlife and recreation management
- Forest certification
- GIS services