Working at Kisuma

Kisuma is a leading chemical company with applications in various industrial markets. We are the world's largest producer of synthetic hydrotalcite. Kisuma's technology ensures that our customers can innovate and transform in terms of sustainability. We play an active role in various industries, such as plastics, medical and pharmaceuticals, agriculture, coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and many more.


Kisuma Chemicals has been located at Bilitonweg in Veendam since 1999. At our plant, we produce synthetic magnesium compounds, such as hydrotalcite and magnesium hydroxide. Hydrotalcite is used as an acid substitute in the plastics industry, for example, and magnesium hydroxide is suitable for use as a flame retardant in plastics. 

The plant's current production sees more than 100 people working 24/7 in shifts at the plant to achieve rapid production.

We are the largest synthetic hydrotalcite production site in the world.

Working for Kisuma

Working at Kisuma
We believe that good employment conditions play a major role in being a good employer. We would like to introduce you to what we offer as an employer, in addition to a nice salary!

We would love to see you at Kisuma, but we also want to offer you a good work-life balance. We know how important it is that you can also take a break from work. We give you the opportunity to build up extra free time in addition to your vacation days. We do this using our clock system. The time you work extra on busy days can be taken up again at other times.

We also have arrangements for maternity leave, parental leave and care leave, for example, but you also get a day off if you are moving.

Kisuma has taken out pension insurance for its employees. And the great thing is that Kisuma pays 100% of the available premium. And even more has been arranged for later, Kisuma also pays the survivor's and orphan's pension.

Additional benefits
We believe health and sustainable employability are important. That is why we offer our employees a budget for sustainable employability. You can spend this budget on sports, education, but also on extra free time. Company fruit, milk and healthy meals are available in our company restaurant. If you would like to come by bike, we are happy to make this possible. Our organization also has a budget for this.

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Continents covered by our global offices


Full-time employees


Highest carbon capture purity and blue hydrogen production at 400°C


Cost savings over the next best carbon capture alternative


Veendam, the Netherlands

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