A History of Values

For more than 80 years, SABO has navigated the changing landscape and emerging demands of the chemicals industry, in Italy and abroad, with trademark speed, flexibility and foresight.

Founded in 1937, over decades of constant growth and organic, sustainable evolution, the company has remained true to its core values, consolidating its position as one of the international market’s most trusted, dynamic producers of polymer additives, cosmetics ingredients and specialized products for a broad variety of zootechnical and industrial applications.

SABO, an Italian, European, international company guided by a passion for chemistry, a spirit of innovation and a cosmopolitan outlook.

Our Values


We believe that a system only works if all its components are in perfect balance.
People, environment and figures can move and evolve in a virtuous circle, aware that overall wellbeing is derived from the satisfaction of every individual part.


In both our local area and on the market, we act with a sense of responsibility and a willingness to listen.
Building on discussions with customers, business partners, stakeholders and employees, we create products, solutions and projects.
This is the only way to grow and improve, both as individuals and as a company.


We observe the world around us and our reading of the market helps us playing a key role in its development. And we are ready for constant change in striving for a sustainable future.


We are committed to establishing a better company for the future, both for those who live within it and those who observe and assess it from outside. With this goal in mind, we seek to channel our energies, the passion for what we do and our desire to overcome the obstacles that face us into our everyday lives.

Global presence

Differences in culture, expertise and know-how are invaluable in leveraging synergies for continuous improvement.
Logistics efficiency, agility and speed of delivery: SABO new geographical footprint is the answer to these key elements of an increasingly globalized market.


The company headquarter and the main production site are located in Bergamo Province, contributing to the success and growth of one of the most industrialized area in Italy. The proximity to Bergamo and Milan Universities guarantees to SABO an easy access to talented chemists, engineers and professionals.
Continuous investments in training, best practices and state-of-the-art technologies consolidate and strengthen safety and quality culture.
Advanced multi-chemistry production setup and backward integration to key intermediates enable the manufacturing of a wide range of light stabilizers and oleo-specialty products.


SABO GmbH is part of Marl chemical park, one of the largest chemical production sites in Europe, grounded on the “Verbund” concept. Interconnected units and shared services enable a more effective and sustainable leverage of raw materials and energy, minimizing emissions and logistics costs.
TAA derivatives are efficiently manufactured in our German site, reaching high quality standard, exploiting proprietary processes and technologies.
Its geographical location makes it the best central hub for the European market and for exports worldwide.


SABO Tianda (Liaoyang) Additives and Chemicals Co., Ltd represents the first step in building a strong production footprint in China.
The geographical proximity to the Asian customers turns into a reduction of time to market and logistics complexity.
SABO Chinese team grants affinity to far-East culture, the very essence of establishing solid and long-lasting business relationships in the region.
Proprietary processes, cutting-edge technologies and local know-how result in high-quality TAA derivatives for light stabilizers and simultaneously provide the entire Group additional value.