Scott Bader was established in 1921 and today is a multinational chemical company employing 600 people worldwide. Its key activities are the development, manufacture, distribution and sales of synthetic resins and polymers into applications such as marine, land transport, adhesives, building and decoration, graphic arts, surface coatings and textiles. Its high quality products are sold under established brand names such as Crystic, Fireguard, Crestomer, Texicryl, Texipol, Crestakyd and Crestacryl.