WE MAKE SCIENCE FROM NATURE

25 years of a special relationship with nature

who we are

We are a family owned company of portuguese origin, established in 1993 and headquartered in Leiria, Portugal. We operate in the rosin derivatives market through an international backwards integrated operation, exporting to more than 40 countries worldwide. 







what we do

We develop, manufacture and market rosin derivatives for various applications, including printing inks, adhesives, coatings and road markings







Our mission is to offer our customers the best rosin derivatives in the market,  while ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction, being proactive and responding quickly to challenges.


Respol looks for every opportunity to develop a more effective and active work process, clearly committed to the improvement of our organization in order to achieve operational excellence in all activities, providing a solid foundation for business growth and sustainability.


To maintain our reputation as a profitable, reliable and efficient producer of rosin derivatives, Respol Resinas is dedicated to operate and conduct business in a responsible, ethical and sustainable way. 


We expect and encourage our suppliers and also other business partners to also share and abide by our simple rules of conduct.




Code of Conduct



Supplier Code of Conduct



Policy of quality, environment, safety and prevention of serious accidents


General Public information on prevention of serious accidents and dangerous substances (Legal Document, only available in Portuguese Language)


General terms of sale

our strengths

BACKWARDS INTEGRATION - with the acquisition of Forchem Oyj in 2013, a major producer of Crude Tall Oil derivatives and now part of Respol Group, we strategic guarantee the sourcing of our main and most important raw material: Rosin


PRODUCTION AND TECHNOLOGICAL CAPACITY - Respol runs a highly efficient plant with a global production capacity of ca. 50.000 tons/year, operating 24/7.  


YOUNG, TALENTED AND MOTIVATED TEAM - we invest and value the development of our employee's talent and knowledge, aiming to deliver the best performing solutions to an ever-changing and challenging market.