Meet your Expert Partner for Coating Additives

As one of the world’s leading brands of coating additives we are committed to continuous development and improvement of coatings systems across the entire spectrum of chemistries, applications, and end markets. The products and services we offer make the world safer and more colorful, and enhance quality of life every day.

Anti-skinning additives for coatings

A Unique Portfolio Creating New Possibilities

Since we started out as a chemical business in 1807, we have grown organically and through acquisitions to become a global provider of performance additives for the coatings, inks, and adhesives markets. Our portfolio of DispersantsRheology ModifiersFlow & Leveling Agents, and Defoamers is unique. Technology-driven and future-focused, it helps formulators meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations as well as specific customer and market needs.

Highlights of our portfolio include:

A Business Built on Partnership

Relationships are at the heart of our business and we pride ourselves on forging and maintaining strong ties with our customers. We do this by adding real value through fast service and effective cooperation that enables us to produce specialty solutions to fit their needs.

Our technical experts  are easily accessible in locations around the globe, giving us the agility to collaborate and respond quickly. We also have strong relationships throughout the value chain that enables us to better understand future technologies and market needs which inevitably require new product solutions.

Proud to be Part of Milliken & Company

In 2020, Borchers was acquired by Milliken & Company, a global producer of specialty chemicals, floor coverings, healthcare solutions, and performance and protective textiles. Since it was founded in 1865, Milliken has been profoundly committed to ethics, delivering its innovations without ever compromising on environmental stewardship, the health and safety of its associates, or the future of its communities.


Among the World’s most Ethical Companies

In February 2021, for the fifteenth straight year, Milliken was included in the World’s Most Ethical Companies list curated by Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing ethical business practices. We are extremely proud to be aligned with Milliken’s values and share its commitment to integrity.

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Innovating for Sustainability

Milliken is also a trailblazer in meaningful science, driven by curiosity to benefit humanity by creating new technologies that are both effective and environmentally friendly. Milliken’s research experience, networks and resources enable us to consolidate the central role of innovation and research in our business. Together, we work tirelessly to improve everyday products and discover solutions that are smarter and safer for the planet and the people who use them.

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Specialty Chemicals

As part of Milliken’s chemical division, Borchers benefits from Milliken’s commitment to investment in long-term sustainable innovation and specialty chemicals global reach. This will enable us to bring our high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions to market faster and accelerate the development of tailored solutions for the markets and customers we serve.

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News, Events & Blog

Introducing Borchi® Burst Defoamers for Architectural Coatings (Americas)

Borchers' new Borchi® Burst defoamers designed for architectural coating applications effectively eliminate macro and micro air bubbles, making it the perfect choice during all stages of manufacturing and application. These defoamers for semigloss and flat...

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Learn About Sustainable High-Performance Catalyst Technology for High Solids Alkyds at the Virtual European Coatings Show

Allison Musto, Borchers’ European Technical Service Manager, will be presenting at the virtual European Coatings Show on September 14th  to discuss the ways in which cobalt-free high-performance catalysts can sustainably improve dry times, color, and...

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Borchers is Now “Borchers: A Milliken Brand”

Last year, we announced that Borchers was acquired by Milliken & Company, a leading global manufacturer with materials science expertise. Today, as part of the ongoing integration process, we are pleased to share that Borchers...

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