The power of the right polymer



Don’t settle for off-the-shelf synthetic polymers or me-too formulations from food starch specialists. Customize with Chemstar for a competitive edge.


Choose Chemstar, the original green company, for the advanced, bio-friendly starch polymers that can help you meet your bio-content goals.


We’ll help your product hit your exact functional targets and achieve the higher performance that drives higher profits.

Why starch?

Derived from corn, potatoes and other bio-based materials, our polymers
offer tangible performance advantages over synthetic alternatives.

Markets served

Don’t see your market?

Our versatile polymers and deep development expertise can be applied
across a variety of applications and markets. Contact us for a solution.

Looking for a polymer partner?

Bring higher performance to today’s toughest industrial applications.
Contact us and let’s solve your next functional challenge.

Insights and updates

We are pleased to report that production activity at our McPherson, Kansas facility has resumed, following a fire on January 10. Chemstar cares deeply about our employees and the communities within which we operate and are happy to confirm that no one was injured during the incident. We are currently reviewing our procedures at all […]

On January 10, a fire was reported at our McPherson production facility and was quickly extinguished. First and foremost, we are happy to report that everyone at the plant is accounted for and safe. We are always concerned about our employees’ safety and have many safety procedures and protective equipment in place. Right now it […]

If you’re like us, 2015 is off to a hectic pace. In less than two weeks we’ll be exhibiting at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, showcasing our line of GlucoSol® products and discussing the advantages starch-based ethers bring to cement based mineral systems. This is our first time exhibiting at the event and we […]

Collaboration boosts bottom line for construction materials supplier

Learn how our lean development approach produced a tailored solution with improved performance and lower production costs.