Elgin Fine Chemicals is a producer of specialty chemicals. The company employs more than 22,500 people. Elgin Fine Chemicals businesses are divided into several divisions, including textile, leather and paper chemicals; pigments and additives; functional chemicals; life-science chemicals; and master-batches. The company s textile, leather and paper and chemicals division produces dyes and specialty chemicals. Elgin Fine Chemicals pigments and additives division provides products used in coatings, plastics, printing inks, cosmetics and polishes. The functional chemicals division produces chemicals used in a wide range of industries, including the agricultural, automotive, construction, cosmetic, detergent, fiber, personal care, lubricant, mining, oil and gas, refrigeration and wood fields. The life-science division produces specialty and pharmaceutical chemicals. Elgin Fine Chemicals master-batches division provides color and additive concentrates for use with plastics. Elgin Fine Chemicals has a location in Elgin, S.C.