By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously.
DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials.
DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees.
The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.
DSM was established in 1902 by the Dutch government to mine coal reserves in the Southern Province of Limburg.
To this day we continue to use the English translation of the company’s original name, the Nederlandse Staatsmijnen (Dutch State Mines), signifying both our heritage and how far we’ve come in just over a century.
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Over recent years, DSM has been transformed into a truly global company that provides innovative, sustainable solutions in health, nutrition and materials.
DSM’s Strategy 2018: Driving Profitable Growth focuses on capturing the potential of the business portfolio that has been created and translating this into improved financial results.
In the period 2016-2018, we aim to step up our financial performance while pursuing our ambitions in the area of sustainability and expanding our positive impact on the world around us.
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